On June 9th, 2020 since the covid-19 pandemic started, I went to work and as everybody else I got checked because the region where I live was under quarantine. I was carrying my documents and safe-conduct so everything should be fine. It should have been as any other check. But because I was a trans person and migrant it wasn’t. My ID Card, safe-conduct, passport and legal documents DO NOT IDENTIFY ME.
In the pandemic Covid-19, from OTD, Chile we decided to continue providing our services to the trans community in terms of psychologic attentions, accompainment between peers, and the trans encounter group (Grupo de encuentro, GET) which are being carried out online. Also our Education, Legislation and Public Policies, Health, Communications, Mapadres and Investigation units are working remotely to keep supporting the trans community and their families.
Representatives of the National Statistics Institute (INE) on a videoconference with OTD gave details about inclusive questions related to gender identity for the next census 2022 in Chile.
Because of the international COVID-19 pandemic, and thinking about the health of everyone, we have decided to suspend the Transfest 2020.
OTD Chile participated and organized the bloc of the LGTBIG+ community at the meeting that was held this Monday 27th January along with the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) in relation to the visit in loco carried out in Chile, so in this way they can expound the Human Rights violations against women and the sexual diversities and dissidences in the country.
Trans masculine, trans men, FTM, and trans masculinities voluntarily and as a legitimate way of manifesting, gathered inside a safe and secure discussion space to answer questions that arised during the social awakening.
(Santiago, October 21, 2019).- Today as OTD Chile “Organizing Trans Diversities” Association, we join in the call of suspension of…