• Argentine Chamber of Deputies approves Gender Identity Law

    Argentine Chamber of Deputies approves Gender Identity Law

    Last night, Argentina took one step closer in becoming the first country in Latin America to legally recognize transgender people’s right to their gender identity. During the last regular session of the year, the Argentine Chamber of Deputies approved the “Gender Identity Law” by a vote of 167-17 (with 7 abstentions). “We can’t believe that the margin with which [the […]

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  • Argentine Gender Identity Law closer to reality

    Argentine Gender Identity Law closer to reality

    Yesterday, in what has been called a historic moment by Argentine LGBTQ activists, a package of four bills commonly referred to as the Gender Identity Law successfully obtained a majority of votes during a joint meeting of the General Legislation and Justice committees of Argentina. Presented earlier this year with the full support of various LGBTQ and trans organizations, the […]

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  • Argentina to Debate Gender Identity Law

    Argentina to Debate Gender Identity Law

    On August 18, the Argentine Congress will begin the debate on a proposed gender identity law. If passed, this law would allow anyone to correct hir name, gender and image registration in all public records through a quick and simple procedure. Currently, trans people who wish to obtain a government ID with their true gender and name must wait years […]

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