What the 2016 Free Event on Practicing Actual Transgender Health and Human Rights (FREE PATHH) has taught us

Background

FREE PATHH was a symposium on healthcare for trans people and their human rights, held at the 18th of June 2016. It was set up as a parallel symposium to the WPATH sympoium in Amsterdam, as a protest against the exceptionally... [ view full abstract ]

Aim(s)

The Free Event on Practicing Actual Transgender Health and Human Rights (FREE PATHH) offered a high quality programme, and focussed on trans healthcare and human rights issues that are relevant to transgender people, but which... [ view full abstract ]

Main Outcome Measures

Giving the limitations in time, buget and number of volunteers, FREE PATHH was decided to be a one day symposium. According to the organising team it was essential that FREE PATHH symposium should be accessible for anyone... [ view full abstract ]

Methods

The outcomes of FREE PATHH have been measured by: – the number of participants attending the FREE PATHH symposium. – questions, reactions and feedback of participants at the lectures, workshops and panels of FREE PATHH.... [ view full abstract ]

Results

FREE PATHH provided us with a lot of results, as all lectures, workshops and panel offered new and interesting insights. The information, experiences and new insights were gained both via the official programme as via personal... [ view full abstract ]

Conclusion

The main conclusions that can be learned from FREE PATHH are: – FREE PATHH delivered a far-reaching signal that can't be ignored, despite the limited time, resources and volunteers. Both individual trans activists, as... [ view full abstract ]

Authors

Frederique Retsema (Verkeerde Aannames Transgenderzorg), Jochem Verdonk (FREE PATHH)

Topic Area

Oral & Poster Topics: Social sciences

Session

PS-1 » E-Posters Endocrinology & Voice & Social Sciences (16:30 - Thursday, 6th April, Baltic)

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