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Peshawar Transgender Woman Spogmai murdered

Peshawar Transgender Woman Spogmai murdered

Transgender woman Spogmai, 24, was shot in her Peshawar apartment Sunday and later died at Lady Reading Hospital (LRH).  The unknown assailant(s) shot her 6 times according to a Gulberg Police spokesman. The 24-year-old described by friends as a vibrant and happy soul was originally from Balochistan PK. but had come to the region hoping for a better […]

Pakistan and India Now Offering Tuition Free University to Transgender People

Pakistan and India Now Offering Tuition Free University to Transgender People

Both Pakistan and India are now offering college tuition-free education for transgender people. While many of us in the US celebrate new inclusion in high-end women’s schools, both Pakistan and India have taken this very real step towards making a university degree a reality for their country’s most marginalized communities. April 2017 the Manonmaniam Sundaranar University (MSU) […]

DelhiQueerPRIDE 2017: A Defiant Celebration of Dignity, Diversity and Resilience

DelhiQueerPRIDE 2017: A Defiant Celebration of Dignity, Diversity and Resilience

Hundreds marched in India’s 10th DelhiQueerPRIDE celebration today braving the smog and anti-LGBT laws. The colors were fabulous and the mood was celebratory, but as the day progressed the undercurrent of proud defiance became increasingly evident. Tish Anand, who wore a wig Times of India that he was inspired by the Disney Channel character Hannah Montana. […]

UAE Deports Intersex German and Saudi man for sexual encounter

UAE Deports Intersex German and Saudi man for sexual encounter

A highly suspect news article from the United Arab Emirates reports that an intersex German and a Saudi man were ‘caught’ having sex in Dubai and deported. News sources in UAE should be considered suspect not becuse of any doubt of the intent of the publisher, but due to the government’s iron-fisted control of media […]

Selected in 2015 transgender woman Ganga Kumari still awaits police job

Selected in 2015 transgender woman Ganga Kumari still awaits police job

The Year 2017, has been a welcome time for Transgender community in India, as there have been many milestones made by the state and in the public sector for our community. One of those firsts happened in Tamil Nadu where they have now have one sub-inspector and 3 constables on its police force. Now that’s news that has […]

“Aap Log Nahi Aa Sakte” Transphobia at Goa Casinos

“Aap Log Nahi Aa Sakte” Transphobia at Goa Casinos

    Recently I was in Goa, one of India’s top tourist destinations and went to a Casino, where first I was harassed by security, who eventually allowed me in but only after further after questions and harassment.  But when I tried to enter I was simply refused by a person near reception who said “Aap Log […]

Mutilation of Transgender woman in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pakistan Sparks Rage

Mutilation of Transgender woman in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pakistan Sparks Rage

A transgender woman tentatively identified as Arif alias Warra was found brutally murdered in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Saturday morning but was left unattended overnight by a morgue and was refused last rights by the state contractor tasked with doing that exact task. Update 10/22/2017 TransAction Pakistan has learned that police have located Arif Alis Warra. They are […]

India’s Transgender Pilgrimage to Goddess Durga: A Yearly Victory of Good over evil

India’s Transgender Pilgrimage to Goddess Durga: A Yearly Victory of Good over evil

While acceptance and integration of India’s transgender community is on the upswing, LGBT people in the United States and Brazil are now struggling to breathe under the jackboot of Christian totalitarianism. And while no one reason can be given for this shift in पेरगान / पैरगान there can be no denying religion plays a major factor. […]

Real Estate Management Corporation JLL India is seeking Transgender applications

Real Estate Management Corporation JLL India is seeking Transgender applications

JLL India, a  Fortune 500 real estate management corporation is looking for trans persons for various levels. This could be an opportunity for Transgender (Trans Woman and Trans Man) to get a job near to their respective place. The Humsafar Trust is helping Trans community navigate the application process, along with LGBi on various paths, […]

Rough ride for this transgender, a painful daily journey in Delhi Metro

Rough ride for this transgender, a painful daily journey in Delhi Metro

The daily commute fills Nirvair Kaur with dread. Ever since she chose to transition from her biological male identity to the female she aspires to be, her everyday ride on Delhi Metro has become a battle with lascivious men in the general coaches and reproachful women in the ladies’ coaches. She hoped for some support […]

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