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San Antonio LGBT Enraged Walkout on Bathroom Bill Debate

San Antonio LGBT Enraged Walkout on Bathroom Bill Debate

Transgender activist Lauryn Farris led enraged LGBT activists chanting “Trans Lives matter” storming out of a televised Bathroom Bill Townhall Thursday night. The action happened only a few minutes into the program prompting WOAI host Randy Beamer to frame the walkout as inevitable theatrics. “It is unfortunate that WOAI choose to have an unbalanced and unfair town hall.” […]

دولت سوئد هنوز هم فکر می کند که تغییر جنسیت یک بیماری روانی است

دولت سوئد هنوز هم فکر می کند که تغییر جنسیت یک بیماری روانی است

اين هفته “انجمن ملی بهداشت و رفاه” در  استكهلم با فعالاني از سازمان “دفاع دگرجنس گونه” اشغال شد. “دفاع دگرجنس گونه” يك سازمان  حقوق دگرباشان است كه مصصم به اين است عليه بي عدالتي كه افراد  دگرجنس گونه در سوئد با آن مواجه هستند، دست به اقدام بزند. روز دوشنبه گروهي از بيش از ٦٠ […]

‘Brexit is Bad For Trans Rights’ Says Young Trans Activist

‘Brexit is Bad For Trans Rights’ Says Young Trans Activist

A young transgender rights activist from the UK, Charlie Craggs, has warned that Britain choosing to leave the European Union during the ‘Brexit’ vote could lead to marginalized communities finding themselves in worse situations. Charlie, who has become well known for her Nail Transphobia campaign where she travels around the UK advocating for trans rights, […]

How I Got Trans Rights on Bernie Sanders Radar. And You Should, Too.

How I Got Trans Rights on Bernie Sanders Radar. And You Should, Too.

All I wanted for my birthday this year was two golden tickets, Bernie Sanders was hosting a “Meet & Greet” in NYC. Since May, I’ve had this strategy of using Sanders to get transgender civil rights national attention during the 2016 election. To be honest, I’ve had a lot of failed actions (good ideas, lack […]

South Africa: Starvation, Deprivation for Gender Confirmation? Not with Media’s attention.

South Africa: Starvation, Deprivation for Gender Confirmation? Not with Media’s attention.

  There are still places in the world where trans news is hard to come by. Distance, language, governmental oppression are all bricks in that wall, but the cornerstone, a lack of media representation, makes it look insurmountable from within. Such is the case in South Africa where the lack of press can be a […]

Trans woman Raffi Freedman-Gurspan first White House Appointee

Trans woman Raffi Freedman-Gurspan first White House Appointee

Source AP The White House has hired Raffi Freedman-Gurspan making her the United States first transgender staff member. The White House announced Raffi Freedman-Gurspan’s appointment on Tuesday. Freedman-Gurspan is an outreach and recruitment director for presidential personnel in the Office of Personnel. Transgender advocates say she is the first openly transgender official to serve in […]

Trans in Egypt: caught between the SiSi Govt’s brutality and dualism الترانس في مصر والمأزق بين وحشية حكومة السيسي والازدواجية

Trans in Egypt: caught between the SiSi Govt’s brutality and dualism الترانس في مصر والمأزق بين وحشية حكومة السيسي والازدواجية

المتحولين جنسياً في مصر بين التمييز والقمع وأزدواجية الحكومه في التعامل معهم رئيس مصر السيسي يعطي مكافأة ماليه تحقق حلم ( صيصه أبو دوح ) وتساعدها في بناء منزل ولمن لا يعرف صيصة هي المرأه الحاصلة علي لقب الام المثاليه في مصر لعام 2015 والتي عاشت متنكره في ملابس رجال نحو 40 عاماً  وكانت تعمل […]

Black Trans woman Sadaisha Shimmers jailed as a male after asking to speak to Hillary Clinton

Black Trans woman Sadaisha Shimmers jailed as a male after asking to speak to Hillary Clinton

Police booked Sadaisha Shimmers as male despite her DL indicating female and strip-searched repeatedly by male guards. Shimmers posted on youtube that on the 1st of April she requested to speak to Hillary Rodham Clinton on the Ellen Degeneres show. That request was followed up by a violent assault by police the next day. Shimmers […]