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31 Medical Orgs sign on in Opposition to Trump’s Trans health care rollback

Previously, thirty-one medical institutions including the Endocrine Society signed a letter dated May 24, 2019, opposing the Trump Administration’s actions encouraging discrimination against…

Gang that burned a transgender woman to death will not be charged with Murder

Gang that burned a transgender woman to death will not be charged with Murder

Police say the beating and burning to death of Mira, an Indonesian transgender woman was accidental and the men arrested for the crime…

8 Poems and Empowering Stories that Unite us on the International TDoV

8 Poems and Empowering Stories that Unite us on the International TDoV

8 randomly selected TDoV tweets from planet trans timeline that will be sure to make your day. Yes, it just happened to be…

Trans People, Estrogen, and COVID-19

Trans People, Estrogen, and COVID-19

Transgender men might have a natural hedge against COVID-19. When the Novel Cormovirus was first reported in Wuhan it quickly became apparent that…

Notes from UCSF COVID-19 Panel: 1.5 million Americans may die

Notes from UCSF COVID-19 Panel: 1.5 million Americans may die

On March 10, 2020, a panel of top infectious disease researchers convened at the University of Califonia San Fransisco to discuss COVID-19. Given…

Groundbreaking Study: Cis and Trans Children Know their Gender at Birth

Groundbreaking Study: Cis and Trans Children Know their Gender at Birth

The first large scale scientific study comparing socially transitioned children and cisgender children ages 3 to 12 finds that the two groups are…

Hate Crimes against Transgender people nearly doubled in 2018: FBI Report

Hate Crimes against Transgender people nearly doubled in 2018: FBI Report

  The FBI hate crime report released Tuesday shows an overall year to year decline except for those targeting trans and Latina people…

St. Louis’ Trans Community Comes Together for Third Annual Telethon

St. Louis’ Trans Community Comes Together for Third Annual Telethon

For the third consecutive year the Metro Trans Umbrella Group (MTUG) is ready to launch their annual live telethon. On December 7 and…

NetFlix “Tales of the city” Welcomes You Home

NetFlix “Tales of the city” Welcomes You Home

“In this time when so many things make us feel lousy, this is the antidote.”- Paul Gross I holler about the appalling absence…

WHO Votes to Stop Classifying Transgender People As Diseased

WHO Votes to Stop Classifying Transgender People As Diseased

The World Health Organization has officially decided to stop classifying transgender people as mentally ill. nhk.or.jp reports that WHO member states adopted the…

AfterEllen’s Tristan Fox Trashing Trans Masculinity is Pure Hate

AfterEllen’s Tristan Fox Trashing Trans Masculinity is Pure Hate

Wake Up And Smell The Hate Imagine my surprise to click on a link that led me to a story about a Starbucks…

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Asia View all

Trans advocate extraordinaire Reem Sharif has opened the door to justice by opening the first transgender police help desk in Pakistan. As is true in many countries, the…

Planet Transgender mourns the news that a transgender woman from Bhopal, India has died from respiratory complications due to COVID-19. According to Outlook India, the unnamed victim was…

Pakistan and India’s transgender community known locally as Khawaja Sira, Kinnar, Hijra, or as eunuchs are truly the angels of lore. Many from both countries live in poverty…

Adam Harry, India’s first transgender pilot was disqualified for 6 months after informing aeronautical authorities about his diagnosis of gender dysphoria. The letter he presented to the authorities, as required,…

According to the news outlet, PhilStar, police in Manila’s financial center are detaining transgender women in warrantless arrests. According to reports they had at last count held 67 women…

Liu Peilin, 63, became famous when she was seen in a news video escaping from her burning house. Up until that fateful day in 2012, Ms. Liu, a…

Maya Haddad,27, has passed away ‘prematurely’ Monday according to friends and news reports. The cause of her death has not been released, however, it was known that she…

Trans people & the Law View all

Two Charged on the TDOR for shooting Detroit Trans Woman Chocolate

Two Charged on the TDOR for shooting Detroit Trans Woman Chocolate

The 36-year-old Detroit Transgender woman, Chocolate had been talking with friends Friday Morning when she left their company and began walking alone up Woodward. Her…

Europe View all

Meet Marie Cau, France’s First Transgender Mayor

Meet Marie Cau, France’s First Transgender Mayor

Marie Cau became the first transgender person to be elected mayor in France this weekend. Mayor Cau was selected Saturday by the council of Tilloy-lez-Marchiennes, a small village…

“Panic” ensues as Hungary votes to ban transgender people

“Panic” ensues as Hungary votes to ban transgender people

Hungary’s parliament voted Tuesday to ban transgender people from changing their gender on identity documents causing many to consider what once was unthinkable. The legislature voted 133 to…

Tbilisi Trans woman self-immolates protesting Govt COVID-19 Negligence

Tbilisi Trans woman self-immolates protesting Govt COVID-19 Negligence

Transgender activist Madona Kiparoidze set herself on fire at the Tbilisi City Hall Thursday evening protesting Georgia’s negligence towards the transgender community in the face of the COVID-19…

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Colombian Capital Lifts Gender LockDown Rule

Colombian Capital Lifts Gender LockDown Rule

The mayor of the capital city of Bogotá said Friday that the COVID-19 Lockdown gender restriction will end on Monday. The rule like those in…

Carmen Carrera clothes auction to benefit Peruvian Transgender House

Bodies of two NYC transgender women found in burnt-out car

Colombian Transgender woman stabbed 20 times

Transgender woman Luana Alves murdered in Rio de Janeiro

Activism View all

Let’s talk about Transgender Rights

Let’s talk about Transgender Rights

By Melinda Summer, Nuclear Medicine, Radiologic Technologist.   For some reason, politicians and priests want to…

Yes Virginia, Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) is a Hate Group

Ugandan LGBT Activist Gets Special Permission, Continues lifesaving Work

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Queensland to outlaw LGBT Conversion ‘therapy’

Queensland to outlaw LGBT Conversion ‘therapy’

Great to have Health Minister @StevenJMiles join our healthcare superheroes for #RBWHRacetotheRoof. Congrats to all who…

Transgender woman cuffed and arrested for using the ladies room

Six charged for attacking Melbourne cops who were defending a trans woman

Another Malaysian Transgender Woman Murdered over ‘phone theft’ Police Say