Tag: transgender

BH urologists and gynaecologists at the training on human rights and needs of trans persons in Bosnia and Herzegovina

This half-day training gathered around 10 medical experts from the public health institutions – clinical centres, hospitals and health care institutes from Sarajevo, Tuzla, Goražde and Mostar. They presented to the participants urology and gynaecology perspectives in the process of transition of gender variant/ non-conforming, transgender and transexual persons, needs and experience, guidelines for protection of reproductive health of trans persons, as well as the experience of trans persons from BiH.

Mama Majda: the most important thing is what your child will tell you and what you will tell them; what anyone else has to say is completely irrelevant

It’s hard to stay indifferent to mama Majda’s sincerity. She speaks in very simple language of her child’s outing, of transness, self-discovery, family relations, and challenges that enrich and unite. Author: Mirza Halilčević Mama Majda is approachable, joyful, and exceptionally strategic in her presentation. She happily agreed to speak for the LGBTI.ba portal so as … Continued

International Transgender Day of Remembrance: the violence continues

November 20th marks the Transgender Day of Remembrance, commemorating transgender persons killed due to transphobia and hatred. This Rememberance Day was started by activist Gwendolyn Ann Smith in 1999 in memory of Rita Hester, a trans woman who was brutally murdered in Boston a year prior, but also for all other persons killed due to … Continued

SOC training for urologists and gynecologists: adequate support for trans persons in the process of transition

Sarajevo Open Centre is organizing a training session on November 30th for urologists and gynecologists on the topic “Medical aspects of gender reassignment: providing adequate, trans-specific and inclusive services and support for trans persons in the process of transition.” With this training session, we wish to open discussion and find support for further efforts toward … Continued

N1 Sarajevo: Born as a girl, today he is a man – Life story of Liam Isić

Liam Isić was born as a girl. He was born in a body of the opposite sex, and in the Večernji Studio he has told us his story, the story about confronting himself, his family, and his surroundings. He talked about the process of transition – which is still in progress. He is one of the few who came out with such an intimate, private story to the public.