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Webinar: “Celebrating Legal Gender Recognition” – Addressing Self-Determination and Trans Rights

New York, USA – November 13, 2023 – Outright International is hosting a webinar as part of its campaign, “Celebrating Legal Gender Recognition.” Coinciding with Trans Awareness Week, this webinar will bring together panelists who have shared their stories as part of the campaign to discuss the issues surrounding self-determined legal gender recognition.

Date: November 14, 2023

Time: 10:00 AM ET

The webinar will feature an engaging conversation addressing the following key topics:

1. The current legal landscape surrounding gender recognition.

2. The impact of self-determined legal gender recognition on the lives of trans-diverse individuals.

3. Challenges faced by trans people when seeking legal gender recognition.

4. Strategies or initiatives aimed at promoting self-determination within legal frameworks.

5. Personal experiences or success stories related to self-determined legal gender recognition.

Opening Remarks will be delivered by Neela Ghoshal, Outright’s Senior Director of Law, Policy, and Research.

The webinar will be moderated by Rikki Nathanson, the Senior Advisor of the Global Trans Program at Outright International. 

The panelists for the webinar include:

– Antonia Moreira is a writer, human rights advocate, and impact strategist. She currently serves as the Director of Operations and Project Coordinator at Brazil’s award-winning Ateliê TRANSmoras Association, which focuses on the economic empowerment of trans people.

– Oscar Noel Fitzpatrick, a multidisciplinary activist, artist, facilitator, and researcher. Oscar, who comes from Ireland, is a Consultant to both the Global Youth and the Sex Characteristics Program at ILGA World. His research and advocacy work centers around digital citizenship and digitally mediated anti-gender violence.

This webinar provides a unique opportunity to gain insights into the challenges and triumphs of self-determined legal gender recognition and to learn about strategies and initiatives that promote inclusivity and equality for trans individuals.

Register for the webinar here 

For media practitioners unable to attend the live webinar, a recording will be made available on the 15th of November on our social media platforms. This recording can serve as a valuable resource for writing stories on legal gender recognition.

We look forward to your participation in this important conversation. Together, we can contribute to a more inclusive and equitable society.


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