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Pan American Health Organization Denounces So-Called “Conversion” Therapies

Today, May 17, on International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia, the Pan American Health Organization released a position statement in which it denounced so-called “conversion therapies,” and called for government, media and academia to take appropriate measures to condemn these practices and to educate the public

NY Times Trans Exploitation Generates Community Response

Following an incredibly exploitative piece in the New York Times about the death of transgender woman Lorena Escalera in a fire this past weekend, and the newspaper’s subsequent refusal to acknowledge the true problems with their story, transgender advocates and allies have generated a powerful response asserting the immense hurt felt by so many over this coverage.

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