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Gay Tory MP To Take Jailed British Man’s Case To Moroccan Ambassador

Gay Tory MP To Take Jailed British Man’s Case To Moroccan Ambassador

Openly gay Tory MP Nigel Evans has announced that he will be taking the case of the British citizen jailed in Morocco after being convicted of engaging in ‘homosexual acts’ straight to the desk of the Moroccan Ambassador. Ray Cole, a 69 year old retired magazine publisher from Kent was visiting a friend in Marrakesh […]

Transgender Network Switzerland awarded 20,000 francs by city in appreciation of service

The Equality Prize of the City of Zurich will be awarded this year to Transgender Network Switzerland , announced Wednesday the city council. The award, in the form of a check for 20,000 francs, in particular appreciates the work of the legal department of the national association, free and run by volunteers. The price of […]

Turkish Trans Woman Buse Kılıçkaya harassed trying to attend parliament LGBT meeting

Turkish Trans Woman Buse Kılıçkaya harassed trying to attend parliament LGBT meeting

Transgender women Buse Kılıçkaya was nearly kept from attending a landmark LGBT meeting in parliament addressing Turkey’s need to abide by the U.N. and European Union agreements that it has signed. Buse Kılıçkaya from the Pink Life Association spoke with KaosGL.org about the incident that occurred at the security check before the press meeting: “I […]

Michelle Demishevich, first and only Turkish Transgender TV reporter fired for red lip stick

Michelle Demishevich, first and only Turkish Transgender TV reporter fired for red lip stick

Michelle Demishevich was fired yesterday after experiencing discrimination at her job as Turkey’s first and presently only transgender reporter. But according to LGBT Turkey she wasn’t fired becuse of her trans status. Two months ago Demishevich told Her.ie: Activism is not about only marching on the streets with flags. What I call activism is my working […]

Greek transgender people are now included in racism and hate speech law

Greek transgender people are now included in racism and hate speech law

Just last year Planet Transgender documented the rounding up of Greek Transsexuals in the northern city of Thessaloniki. At that time the Greek government was conducting a brutal obscene campaign against trans community at the bequest of the Orthodox church. What a difference a year can make. Transgender Europe (TGEU) reports that.. “member organisation Greek […]

Benedict Cumberbatch Calls for a Female, Then a Gay President

Benedict Cumberbatch Calls for a Female, Then a Gay President

Benedict Cumberbatch, star of the popular BBC television series ‘Sherlock’ as well as recent Hollywood movies such as ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’ and ‘The Hobbit’, was recently promoting his new film ‘The Imitation Game’ when he said something that I’m sure will cause something of a stir.  Especially in the United States. Cumberbatch was talking […]

Istanbul Trans woman tells IMCTV Reporter about the ongoing violence

Istanbul Trans woman tells IMCTV Reporter about the ongoing violence

Reporter Michelle Demishevich Kurt (right) talks with Istanbul trans woman Almira Transgender woman in Istanbul are being raped and robbed by gangs and the police refuse to do anything. IMCTV Reporter Michelle Demishevich Kurt talked with Almira who told her about what happened to her. “Five guys came to the street and put me their car and took […]

Transgender woman Çağla, slain in Istanbul, wounded friend said medics wouldn’t touch her

Transgender woman Çağla, slain in Istanbul, wounded friend said medics wouldn’t touch her

First responders refused to carry Çağla’s to the ambulance or evenclose her eyes. Photo KAOS GL Çağla Joker 21, shot in her heart, cried out to her best friend, Nalan, who tried to help and was stabbed in the back. The April 22 attack, considered a hate crime by most, is the latest in an […]

Irish Transgender people are outraged over RTÉ sitcom “The Centre”

Irish Transgender people are outraged over RTÉ  sitcom “The Centre”

The ‘transgender’ character, played by a man in a dress, is the brunt of transphobic jokeswritten to have the audience laugh at him according to those who have seen the premiere. RTE inexplicably defends this saying his part is a positive role model. Panned by numerous critics the new sitcom’s “transgender” character Nuala Mooney played […]