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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 […]