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Vice Dean of the University of La Rioja, José Gaspanello, took to his personal Facebook account to publish a fiery anti-abortion rant that included a cruel insult toward Argentine actress Florencia de la V. Rife with controversy, the interaction highlights …

In a move many deem long-overdue, on Monday, June 18th, the World Health Organization announced that it would officially no longer classify transgender people as mentally ill.  

The change, made public in the United Nations health agency’s 11th International Classification

A group of City lawmaker and trans activists are putting pressure on the Buenos Aires City legislature to pass a law promoting public sector employment of members of the trans community.

Organizations are meeting at 7 PM tonight in the …

On March 24, Argentina’s Día de la Memoria, the motorized whirr of vehicles along the avenida 9 de Julio gave way to a more potent sound: drums, chants, shouts and bells. Stretching from Plaza Congreso to Plaza de Mayo, …

The body of Diana Sacayán, president of the International Association of Lesbians, Gays and Bisexual (ILGA) and member of the Anti-Discrimination Liberation Movement (MAL), was discovered by an apartment building caretaker this afternoon.

Sacayán is also remembered for receiving her …

In what appears to be the latest conservative call to arms, a toy dubiously named “muñeca trans” (“trans doll”) is causing quite a stir in some social media circles and in one unfortunate toy shop in Once.…

This week, the Buenos Aires province Lower House preliminary approved a bill that orders that one percent of the province’s jobs in the public sector be awarded to people who identify themselves as either transgender or transexual.

The bill states …

In May 2012, Argentina passed law number 26.743. This landmark gender-identity law gives people have the right to change the gender on their identity cards without undergoing any gender reconstructive surgery or psychiatric analysis. In addition, all public and …

Something cool happened this week at Hotel Bauen in downtown Buenos Aires. The first Miss Trans Argentina pageant was finally able to take place in Argentina (up until now it was held in Italy). Contestants, representing 18 different provinces tried …