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Khwaja Sara Nayab Ali attacked in Islamabad Monday

Khwaja Sara Nayab Ali attacked in Islamabad Monday

Beloved advocate Nayab Ali was brutally attacked and grievously injured in Islamabad Monday. According to Reem Sharif, Punjab police victim advocate, she was attacked by two men, one of whom has since been identified. My Guru Ms @nayyabpak is attacked by some anonymous persons in Islamabad, she was in house confinement for whole day. Somehow […]

Arrest made for the Murder of Tamil Nadu Trans Activist M. Sangeetha

Arrest made for the Murder of Tamil Nadu Trans Activist M. Sangeetha

R. Rajesh, 24, confessed Friday to the murder of transgender woman M. Sangeetha, 59, an entrepreneur and matriarch of a transgender association in the Coimbatore district. While police believe that R. Rajesh is the main culprit they are actively searching for others believed to be his accomplices. Sangeetha, a revered elder, hired Rajesh to cook […]

Arrest made for the murder of transgender activist Gul Pandra

Arrest made for the murder of transgender activist Gul Pandra

On Monday police arrested Rafiullah, and charged him with the shooting death of Khawaja Sara Gul Pandra as she was returning home from work. Gul Pandra was shot six times point-blank by a masked man on September 9, 2020, in Islamabad, Pakistan. Her murder, the wounding of her companion Chahat and the rape of a cisgender […]

Gul Pandra, Transgender Activist Murdered in Islamabad

Gul Pandra, Transgender Activist Murdered in Islamabad

Khawaja Sara Gul Pandra, a member of Trans Action Pakistan was shot and killed and a friend was wounded September 9, while returning from work. She and a group of other dancers were returning from a wedding where they had performed when gunmen opened fire striking her 6 times. The police do not have any […]

Siti Kassim acquitted of charges she obstructed Islamist’s transgender raid

Siti Kassim acquitted of charges she obstructed Islamist’s transgender raid

The Magistrate’s Court acquitted attorney Siti Kasim who was charged with resisting arrest and obstructing a Federal Territory Islamic Religious Department (Jawi) officer during a now-infamous 2016 raid on a transgender dinner in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Siti Kassim was one of two who were detained by Jawi at a dinner she was attending benefiting the […]

Thai Trans Woman Risks Everything At Rally for Democratic Reforms

Thai Trans Woman Risks Everything At Rally for Democratic Reforms

Thousands of people in Thailand have taken to Bangkok streets in peaceful protest asking for reforms to the constitutional monarchy. One, in particular, a Thai Trans Activist wearing our pride flag as a cape caught a videographer’s eye featuring her multiple times. In her fearlessness, she has become the heart of the LGBT contingent. Dance […]

Pakistan: Transgender Dancers Kidnapped, Raped At Gunpoint

Pakistan: Transgender Dancers Kidnapped, Raped At Gunpoint

A group of transgender women hired to dance at a wedding in Islamabad Pakistan were later kidnaped by the same men. Taken against their will, Gulf News Reports, the women were then assaulted, groped at gunpoint, and later in the edited video, raped. The women soon after went to the newly activated Rawalpindi police department […]

Malaysian official gives Islamists “full license” to act against trans people

Malaysian official gives Islamists “full license” to act against trans people

Zulkifli Mohamad Al-Bakri, Minister of religious affairs has given “full license” to authorities at the Federal Territories Islamic Religious Department (Jawi) to take action against the transgender community. “It is not just about arrests,” Al-Bakri said “but also to provide religious education so that the transgender community will “return to the right path”. Think tank […]

Meet Reem Sharif Groundbreaking Advocate with Punjab Police

Meet Reem Sharif Groundbreaking Advocate with Punjab Police

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 hardest step to get justice is the first step. In Pakistan, that first step is called an FIR or First Information Report. But before that can happen […]

Bhopal reports first transgender death due to coronavirus

Bhopal reports first transgender death due to coronavirus

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 the first reported death of a transgender person due to COVID-19 in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. The 40-year-old transgender woman from Kolipura locality in […]

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