GATE’s mission is to work internationally on gender identity, gender expression, and bodily issues by defending human rights, making available critical knowledge, and supporting political organizing worldwide. GATE envisions a world free of human rights violations based on gender identity, gender expression and bodily diversity, and transformed by the critical inclusion of those historically marginalized on those grounds. We will contribute to building powerful, expert and well-resourced political movements, able to have meaningful participation in global processes and to transform the landscape of socioeconomic justice worldwide.
-Respect and celebrate all forms of gender identity, gender expression and bodily diversity.
-Promote and defend human rights, struggling to expand their scope to include gender identity, gender expression, and bodily diversity issues.
-Work to dismantle stigma, discrimination and violence based on gender identity, gender expression, and bodily diversity.
-Promote and defend activists’ rights, expertise and wellbeing.
-Believe in the power of political movements to build socio-economic justice and expand opportunities and horizons.
-Advocate dismantling psycho-medical and legal obstacles to autonomy and self-determination.