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HIV+ Transgender girl left in trash dies

HIV+ Transgender girl left in trash dies

Transgender woman Dewani, 24, died, abandoned by our trans community, stricken with advanced AIDs left laying in garbage next to an HIV treatment center. Dewani was discovered by members of Trans Action Alliance a few weeks ago in this deplorable state outside of the Iqbal Plaza and with the help of UNAIDS personal were able […]

Trans Activist Akkai Padmashali Takes on India’s Anti Gay Law

Trans Activist Akkai Padmashali Takes on India’s Anti Gay Law

Transgender activist Dr. Akkai Padmashali is using recent legal advances in a first of a kind fight for the rights of all of India’s LGBT people. She is absolutely correct in her ideology, together we stand divided we fall. The NDI government recently abstained from a UN vote to appoint an independent investigator to help […]

Attempt made on Pakistan’s new TransAction Alliance leader’s life

Attempt made on Pakistan’s new TransAction Alliance leader’s life

Trans woman Arzu had barely closed the door of her home after Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa TransAction Alliance previous leader Aleshia was murdered when someone made an attempt on her life. Arzu’s predecessor Aleshia was shot by a gang that forces trans women into prostitution, extorts those who refuse, and murders those who don’t comply with their demands. […]

Video: Pakistani police caught trying to rape a trans woman walk free

Video: Pakistani police caught trying to rape a trans woman walk free

Video was just posted of a foiled rape attempt of trans woman Sidra, district coordinator of TransAction Alliance, Swabi District in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. TransAction Alliance posted video of the May 30th attack on facebook commenting: “Three armed people trespassed their house and attempted to rape them. Our brave sister defended themselves […]

Alesha TransAction Alliance Activist Murdered Janaza and Protests Planned

Alesha TransAction Alliance Activist Murdered Janaza and Protests Planned

Alesha, TransAction Alliance Provincial coordinator of the Peshawar District, Pakistan, died this morning. Alesha was shot eight times yesterday and quickly brought to the hospital by friends, but the doctors refused to treat her. They said that they wouldn’t admit her to the ER and told her friends that they had no beds in the […]

TransAction Alliance’s Ali Sha shot, hospital refuses to treat

TransAction Alliance’s Ali Sha shot, hospital refuses to treat

Nineteen hours ago Ali Sha, TransAction Alliance Provincial coordinator of the Peshawar District, Pakistan was shot eight times. The hospital refused to admit her saying they had no bed in either the men’s or the women’s ward for a transgender person. Ali would have died untreated in a hallway if not for this Tribune article […]

Trans Woman Laxmi Narayan Tripathi Loved at Lakme Fashion Week

Trans Woman Laxmi Narayan Tripathi Loved at Lakme Fashion Week

Transgender advocate and actress Laxmi Narayan Tripathi graced the runway at India’s Lakme Fashion Week Runway Week 2016.  Tripathi and four others stole the show by promoting the idea that inclusion matters using fashion as a medium. Vagabomb reports: “In its 16th edition, Lakme Fashion Week’s predominant theme – breaking stereotypes – stole the show with its […]

Malaysian Transgender fundraiser invaded by Islamists, kidnapping two

Malaysian Transgender fundraiser invaded by Islamists, kidnapping two

A heartbreaking video has emerged showing hundreds of transgender women running in terror with Malaysian Islamists giving chase. This happened at an upscale Hotel in  Kuala Lumpur last weekend where the community was holding a dinner and fundraiser. One of the guests at the dinner, attorney Siti kassim, was detained and held illegally overnight by the […]

One Indian Trans Beauty Pageant a Protest Against Section 377

One Indian Trans Beauty Pageant a Protest Against Section 377

India’s transgender community isn’t standing idly by as gay and lesbian people suffer under the 2013 Supreme Courts ruling criminalizing same sex relations. The Northeast community has transformed their last beauty pageant into a Protest Against Section 377 This is not the first transgender beauty pageant to be held in the country – the first one […]

Meet India’s 1st trans police officer K. Prithika Yashini

Meet India’s 1st trans police officer K. Prithika Yashini

K Prithika Yashini, 25, is the first transgender person to become a police official in India. A judgement by the Madras High Court on 6 November 2015 directed the Tamil Nadu Uniformed Services Recruitment Board (TNUSRB) to appoint K Prithika Yashini as a sub-inspector of police as she is “entitled to get the job”. The […]