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Saudi Arabia Bans Trans people

Saudi Arabia Bans Trans people

Saudi Arabia has announced that they will no longer allow transgender people to enter the country. Article updates in the order as received: Pakistani travel agents deny receiving instructions from Saudi embassies. Saudi government confirms Umrah ban for transgender people TransAction Khyber Pakhtunkhwa protests religious ban prohibiting them from visiting Saudi Arabia. Media reports that the […]

United Arab Emirates, a Bright New Future For Trans People!

United Arab Emirates, a Bright New Future For Trans People!

A new shocking improvement in the United Arab Emirates, a conservative Middle Eastern country came to light this month. This was something I never expected to witness so soon, especially given personal experience as a trans woman in this country, so let me start with my story. In 2006, while preparing myself to travel to the […]

Testosterone and the influence on trans men هرمون الذكورة التستوستيرون وتأثيره على الرجل المتحول جنسياً

Testosterone and the influence on trans men هرمون الذكورة التستوستيرون وتأثيره على الرجل المتحول جنسياً

  التستوستيرون هرمون الذكورة التستوستيرون (T) الهرمون البديل للترانس مان التغيرات في الجسم عند استخدام التستوستيرون؟    1. التستوستيرون هل يغير الشخصية ؟ 2.  التغييرات وسرعة الاستجابة ؟  3.  هل أن بدأت الهرمون في سن مبكر الاستجابة تصبح أسرع ؟ 4.  أنواع هرمون التستوستيرون ؟  5.  هل هناك إلزامية لاستخدام هرمون التستوستيرون لمدى الحياة ؟  6. […]

Israel’s first Trans Beauty Contest a first in many ways

Israel’s first Trans Beauty Contest a first in many ways

“Holding the contest in Israel is huge” organizer Israela Lev told PlaneTrans this morning “And as trans people our hope is to help bridge the gaps between cultures with love and hope.” For the first time in history a contestant from Israel will participate in the Trans Star International beauty pageant” said Lev. “The State […]

هل تونس على المسار إلى إضفاء الشرعية على الأقليات الجنسية ؟

هل تونس على المسار إلى إضفاء الشرعية على الأقليات الجنسية ؟

  تونس على مسار احترام حقوق الإنسان وإعلاء قيمة الحرية الشخصية سبتمبر 2015 بن عيسى وزير العدل التونسي دعا إلى إلغاء المادة 230 والتي تجرم العلاقات المثلية وبعدها توالت الأحداث وفي أقل من شهر بعد بيان عيسى 28 سبتمبر صرح المتحدث الرسمي باسم الحكومة أن البيانات المقدمة تفتقر إلى الجدية دعت الهيئة الوطنية للعمل على إلغاء […]

Egyptian Newspaper Sout Alomma outs trans woman

Egyptian Newspaper Sout Alomma outs trans woman

January 18th, 2016, the Egyptian newspaper horrified us by publishing Facebook photos and details about Egyptian trans woman. For the cisgender ‘journalist’ who wrote this, it was just another day at the office as she befriended then betrayed the trust of the victims by exposing these woman in print to Egyptian society. Trans Egyptians already […]

Lebanon becomes first of the Arab Levant to legalize gender maker changes

Lebanon becomes first of the Arab Levant to legalize gender maker changes

2015 was indeed a bad year for the Arab transgender community. Media’s new hot topic, transgender issues resulted in shows making special episodes about us, but mostly in a bad way. In the streets, Trans people were being attacked and humiliated, several videos on the internet were showing what the word transphobia really means. But […]

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 […]

Raw Video: Shooting at Tel Aviv gay bar ha Simta 1 dead 10 wounded

Raw Video: Shooting at Tel Aviv gay bar ha Simta 1 dead 10 wounded

CCTV just posted online purportedly shows patrons running inside as Gunmen opened fire at the “ha Simta” pub at 130 Dizengoff new years day killing two and wounding 10. Speaking to the media, the owner of the bar a short time ago stated he is absolutely certain “this was a terror attack” but he did […]

My.Kali Magazine: The LGBTQIA Voice In The Arab World

My.Kali Magazine: The LGBTQIA Voice In The Arab World

I have written previously about the struggles we face as an Arab transgenders in our communities, then I wrote about the event that was held in Jordan during the 2015 IDAHOT, maybe if you read both articles, you’ll feel the contradiction between the two stories, one that says it’s impossible to live as a trans […]

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