Silueta X, Association, is a grassroots organization, created on May 12, 2008, and legally established on May 5, 2010 by Presidential Decree MIES # 9989 of Ecuador. Is a nonprofit association whose mission is to fight for LGBT rights in Ecuador (people Transgender, Intersex, Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual), taking as its target population of transgender and transsexual female, male and intersex.
Meaning Silueta X
The word Silhouette X in Spanish “Silueta X”, is the invention of Diane Marie Rodriguez Zambrano. She from his vision gave the following meanings: “Construction of Sexuality from the Bio-Psychic own experience.” She disarms fundamentalist patriarchy: Man + XY = Silhouette Male and Woman + XX = Silhouette female, in contrast to his angry approach: Biology + Psyche + Sex experiences = Silhouette X (Silueta X). A chromosome, defined genderless.
March 2014 - Ordenaince Municipality of Cuenca – Presentation - Advocacy
December 2013 Justice - They conducted the study, "Report of the Access to Justice and TILGB Rights from 2010 to 2013 in Ecuador", where we reveal the lack of justice for sexual diversity. Our next step is a Legal Clinic.
May 2013 They have implemented the campaign time equality for Ecuador free of discrimination. They present several topics including the lack of access to employment for the transgender population www.tiempodeigualdad.com our next step is to find a business model free homo-transphobia
July 2011 A public apology RTS media for revealing that a transsexual participating in a reality show was transsexual. The channel apologized publicly through the legal process that followed Silueta X
February 2009 Legal precedent for renaming male to female or vice versa, through a legal complaint against the Registry of Ecuador
Summary LGBTI Rights in Ecuador
|Same-sex sexual activity legal||(since 1997)|
|Equal age of consent||(since 1997)|
|Anti-discrimination laws in employment only||(since 1997)|
|Anti-discrimination laws in the provision of goods and services||(since 1997)|
|Anti-discrimination laws in all other areas (incl. indirect discrimination, hate speech)||(since 1997)|
|Fundamental right to Gender Identity||(since 2008)|
|Fundamental right to sexual orientation||(since 2008)|
|Recognition of same-sex couples||(since 2009)|
|Step-child adoption by same-sex couples|
|Joint adoption by same-sex couples|
|Gays and lesbians allowed to serve openly in the military|
|Right to change legal gender (legal precedent)||(since 2009)|
|Access to IVF for lesbians|
|Commercial surrogacy for gay male couples|
- Case No. 111-97-TC (1997), is a landmark decision by the Constitutional Tribunal of Ecuador on November 25, 1997, regarding the country's sodomy laws.
- 2008 Constitution of Ecuador (2008), The Constitution of Ecuador is the supreme law of Ecuador.
- Recognition of same-sex unions in Ecuador, (2009), Civil unions for same-sex couples were legalized by the approval of the 2008 Constitution of Ecuador.
- Legal Precedent (2009), Right to change legal names female to male and vice-versa for people transgender and intersex by the approval of the 2008 Constitution of Ecuador.
- Ecuador, Ordenaince Municipality of Cuenca present for Silueta X - In Spanish Diario el Comercio. Retrieved May 06, 2014
- Ecuador, Photographic exhibition of Silueta X on LGBTI Rights- In Spanish Diario el Universo. Retrieved May 06, 2014
- 1st meeting with President Rafael Correa LGBTI Rights- In Spanish Diario el Universo. Retrieved May 06, 2014
- 18 cases selected LGBTI - In Spanish Study Psyco-Social. Retrieved May 06, 2014
- Universe 159 cases LGBTI - In Spanish Study Psyco-Social. Retrieved May 06, 2014
- El Universo - In Spanish the campaign time equality for Ecuador free of discrimination. Retrieved May 06, 2014
- Video - In Spanish the first medical center TILGB with emphasis on attention to trans and intersex people. Retrieved May 06, 2014
- El Telegrafo - In Spanish The Trans World in a test. Retrieved May 06, 2014
- Video of Discrimination - In Spanish Maite Trejos Transsexual is exponse. Retrieved May 06, 2014
- Alliance Transgender sets legal precedent. Retrieved May 06, 2014