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Quezon city transgender bar owner stabbed 33 times, police say it was a robbery

Quezon city transgender bar owner stabbed 33 times, police say it was a robbery

CAMP NAKAR, Lucena City – Police are hunting down four suspects in the robbery-slaying of a 55-year-old transgender woman in Barangay Wakas, Tayabas City, whose body was found Monday morning inside her bar. Senior Superintendent Ronaldo Genaro E. Ylagan, head of Quezon police, identified the victim as Joy Añonuevo, single, owner of Koozy Resto Bar, […]

Demanding Justice for Jennifer Laude, murdered Filipino transgender woman

Demanding Justice for Jennifer Laude, murdered Filipino transgender woman

Daily protests fire up anti US sentiments as the gruesome details about the murder of Jennifer Laude, Philippine transgender woman become public. Our community worldwide is all too aware of how prosecution on transgender murder cases can be bungled and forgotten. What we know: Pemberton was recorded by CCTV leaving a bar with Jennifer Laude. […]

Video emerges show’s marine Scott Pemberton suspected of murdering Filipino Trans woman Jennifer Laude leaving bar together

Video emerges show’s marine Scott Pemberton suspected of murdering Filipino Trans woman Jennifer Laude leaving bar together

US Marine, Private First Class Scott Pemberton is detained in warship after a transgender woman is murdered. The US fleet had just concluded a joint excercise but is being kept at Subic bay by request of the Philippines Government. Breaking: Source CNN and abs-cbnnews.com Private First Class Scott Pemberton will soon be formally charged with […]

Saudi Arabian transgender woman Leena, newest victim of Facebook’s Name Policy

Saudi Arabian transgender woman Leena, newest victim of Facebook’s Name Policy

Facebook’s vow not to out transgender people is meaningless in Saudi Arabia. Just weeks ago Facebook Products SEO Chris Cox apologized for the company’s procedures which led to the suspension of many transgender people’s accounts.  But to many including our journalist in the UK his promises have meant little as her account is still shackled. Today I was […]

No Justice for Mumbai Transgender woman gang raped by Police

No Justice for Mumbai Transgender woman gang raped by Police

Mumbia transgender woman refered alternately as Madhu* or Nagma* (name changed) was arrested June 5th while enroute to offer prayers at the MuslimKhwaja Moinuddin Chishti, in honor of the tradition of aceptance of diversity. She ended up being falsely arrested, threatened, beaten and raped by police. The following is a paragraph from Voices against 377 […]

Indian Hijra blessed Seatbelt crew video go’s Viral

Indian Hijra blessed Seatbelt crew video go’s Viral

The women are considered sacred in India’s culture and their blessings are often sought – especially for newborns and newlyweds – because they’re believed to bring luck and fertility.In the video, the Hijra dress in matching saris and act as flight attendants and they fill the lanes between cars at a busy intersection during a […]