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London Theatre Becomes Trans-Inclusive

London Theatre Becomes Trans-Inclusive

Whilst the United States seems to be locked in a struggle over how to deal with transgender rights and the issues surrounding access to public bathroom facilities a theatre in the UK has made a very public declaration as to their stance on the issue. The Young Vic Theatre in Waterloo, London, posted an image […]

Bahamas vote on human rights infuriates some, leaves LGBT people out

Bahamas vote on human rights infuriates some, leaves LGBT people out

Bahamas upcoming constitutional referendum on gender protection based on one’s sex is forcing a debate much akin to what the United States experienced during 1964 civil rights act enactment. Even with the Obama administration’s efforts transgender people lament daily not being included in that historic law. Ours remains a tenuous position dictated by political winds. […]

Brazil: Three Trans women attacked

Brazil: Three Trans women attacked

A hairdresser trans woman, who preferred not to be identified, is claiming she was beaten inside a BRT bus (Bus Rapid Transit, a bus-based mass transit system), on the west side of Rio de Janeiro. According to her statement, a group of 15 persons robbed the passengers on the bus, but besides being robbed, she […]

Texas LT Gov. Dan Patrick vows to ruin retailers over bathrooms

Texas LT Gov. Dan Patrick vows to ruin retailers over bathrooms

“I will not spend a single dollar with any business that says a man can enter a bathroom with the women in my family or your family,” Patrick posted on Facebook in support of a known hate group’s petition. “Last week Target announced they would allow men in women’s bathrooms. I won’t shop there again.” By […]

Oxford AL Hatefully Targets Target’s Trans policy

Oxford AL Hatefully Targets Target’s Trans policy

The City Council in Oxford, Alabama, has introduced a new law in order to prevent Target from allowing transgender people to use the bathrooms and changing rooms that match their gender identity. The new law, that was voted in unanimously, makes it illegal for anyone to use a public bathroom or changing room that does […]

Arlene Foster Says DUP’s ‘Christian’ Values Won’t Change

Arlene Foster Says DUP’s ‘Christian’ Values Won’t Change

Yesterday marked the first day of Arlene Foster as the new First Minister of Northern Ireland.  It was also the first day that she had to face questions over some of the Democratic Unionist Parties views on equality in Northern Ireland. In an interview with News Letter, when questioned about her party’s views on equal […]

Double Trans homicide in Pernanbuco, Brazil

Double Trans homicide in Pernanbuco, Brazil

The victims were identified as the transwoman P.R. da Silva, known in the city as Chica da Silva, 24 or 25, and the José Alisson de Araldo (or Araújo) Dourado, 16 or 17. On her Facebook profile, Chica used the name “Paola Bratho”. The couple was shot to death in the late afternoon of last […]

Anglican Church Faces Possible Split Over LGBT+ Issues

Anglican Church Faces Possible Split Over LGBT+ Issues

The Anglican Church could be facing a possible split this week over issues of homosexuality as leaders from across the world come together to meet in Canterbury this week. Last week, more than 100 senior Anglicans from the United Kingdom made a call to the Church of England to ‘repent’ for their discrimination of LGBT+ […]

Legendary Singer David Bowie Dies Aged 69

Legendary Singer David Bowie Dies Aged 69

David Bowie, globally beloved singer and performer has died aged sixty-nine, after a secret eighteen month battle with cancer. A statement was released on social media this morning through the official David Bowie accounts, reading ‘January 10, 2016 – David Bowie died peacefully today surrounded by his family after a courageous 18 month battle with […]

Arab Trans: A look inside

Arab Trans: A look inside

Arab trans people are suffering, but to what degree differs from country to country and from one family to another and from society to society. The concept that a trans person would change what the God has created – Transition – is not accepted or even debated. This is especially true for the MTF who suffer double persecution […]