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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 […]

Zenisha Tamang eliminated from Nepal Mega Model competition

Zenisha Tamang eliminated from Nepal Mega Model competition

A few weeks after the story on Nepal’s receptiveness to the idea of a transgender representing them on the fashion runway was published, migme Mega Model Season 3’s first transgender contestant Zenisha Tamang (@zenishapakhrintmg) was eliminated. Zenisha had one of the best photos for the ‘moving bus photoshoot’ episode, impressing the judges with her facial […]

Hijras 6 Pack Band Viral Video Hum Hain Happy

Hijras 6 Pack Band Viral Video Hum Hain Happy

Viewed over a half million times the first day released 6 Pack Band’s new video Hum Hain Happy  is single-handedly defeating sorrow worldwide! This groups sensational song could very well be the transgender communities 2016 theme song much like Against Me’s Transgender dysphoria Blues was in 2012 with one critical difference. Just after our performance at […]

Ancient trans warrior “discovered” at Siberian dig

Ancient trans warrior “discovered” at Siberian dig

In our male dominated world, when a women of authority is recognized, be her alive or centuries gone, the key to her power is unfailingly attributed to men. Such is the case of our Siberian trans ancestor originally discovered in 1990 in the Altai Republic. Jane’s feminine attire conflicted with the male warrior artifacts with […]

US Marine Found Guilty of Killing Jennifer Laude

US Marine Found Guilty of Killing Jennifer Laude

United States Marine Lance Corporal Joseph Scott Pemberton was found guilty of the killing of transgender woman Jennifer Laude in a Philippine court today following a lengthy trial. The US Marine, who was stationed in the Philippines for American military exercises was arrested following the death of 26 year old Jennifer Laude.  Pemberton was charged […]