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Transgender Woman Khursand Bayar Ali Running For Mayor of Lahore Pakistan

Transgender Woman Khursand Bayar Ali Running For Mayor of Lahore Pakistan

Khursand Bayar Ali rocked the patriarchy with the announcement of her candidacy Wednesday becoming the first transgender person to run for the office of Mayor in Pakistan.  Khursand Bayar Ali who wants to govern Lahore, Pakistan based on three noble principles Dignity, Equality and Inclusion has gained the respect of Kami Sid renown model and advocate.  […]

First Graduate of Pakistan’s Transgender School has money Stolen by Official

First Graduate of Pakistan’s Transgender School has money Stolen by Official

A lot of attention has rightfully been paid to the first ever transgender school in Pakistan.  Transgender Pakistanis living on the fringes of society have traditionally made a living by dancing at weddings.  But recently they have seen that source of income dwindling under government and religious pressure. Struggling with unemployment and unlawful police evictions in the […]

Transgender women Chutki and friend gunned down in Peshawar

Transgender women Chutki and friend gunned down in Peshawar

Members of Trans Action PK responded quickly helping to identify the body of the murdered transgender woman writing “Our Trans sister Chutki (Danial) is shot 12 times according to the post-mortem report while her friend was shot 7 times. What a shame. What a sad incident.” As reported by Radio Liberty: Gunmen riding on a […]

Pakistan Boy Scouts (PBSA) now welcoming Transgender Girls

Pakistan Boy Scouts (PBSA) now welcoming Transgender Girls

Forty transgender people took the Scout oath Friday in Karachi becoming the first in our community to join the Pakistan Boy Scouts. This historic event sends a clear message that the Pakistan Boy Scout Association (PBSA) has joined a growing global movement in welcoming both cisgender and transgender scouts. In 2017 The Boy Scouts of America […]

Transgender Bill 2016: Hundreds Protest India’s Gatekeeper Nightmare

Transgender Bill 2016: Hundreds Protest India’s Gatekeeper Nightmare

A lot has been said about India’s proposed Transgender Bill 2016, mainly negative. The bill written without transgender input would according to detractors “institute a gender apartheid against India’s vast and complex transgender, hijra, intersex and gender variant communities.” The bill which was proposed after the Supreme Court 2014 ruling giving the entire trans community […]

Millions Watch as Pakistani Trans community protest Police Extortion and Brutality

Millions Watch as Pakistani Trans community protest Police Extortion and Brutality

While reading the article by Mashaal Radio translated by google mobile app it was shocking to see the TransAction protesters called نریګر “niggers” on of all days December 10th, International Human Rights Day. It is safe to assume the well-respected journalists at Mashaal Radio didn’t intend to desegregate the protesters with the N-word. The translation […]

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) […]

داستان مرد همجنسگرایی که از ایران گریخت و در آمریکا مدل لباس زیر شد.

داستان مرد همجنسگرایی که از ایران گریخت و در آمریکا مدل لباس زیر شد.

زمان بهتری برای بازگوکردن داستان مرد همجنسگرای ایرانی ، پس از دستور اخیر رییس جمهور ترامپ در روز جمعه گذشته که پذیرش پناهجو به آمریکا را تعلیق کرده و تعلیق 90 روزه به متقاضیان هفت کشور عمدتا مسلمان را تحمیل میکند، وجود ندارد. آراد ( که نمیخواهد اسم واقعی اش را استفاده کنیم) در سال […]

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. […]

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