Italian university to give trans students option of ‘aliases’ to protect privacy

An Italian university has announced that it plans to give transgender students the option of using an online ‘alias’ to borrow books from the library or register for exams. The Naples Federico II University said students would be able to use the aliases to avoid having their privacy violated. It means students who are awaiting


New EU data protection law: MEPs want to protect LGBT people’s privacy

Today, the European Parliament adopted two new laws at first reading to reform data protection in the European Union. Until now, the EU regulated data protection via a 1995 directive, ill fitted for the modern omnipresence of personal data. The European Commission proposed a new EU framework in the form of two legal texts: a directive