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India’s first trans pilot disqualified for being transgender

India’s first trans pilot disqualified for being transgender

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, is from his psychiatrist and endocrinologist. The letter emphatically states that he is both physically and mentally fit to fly. Adam Harry, 19, got his wings while […]

Filipino Police Are Rounding Up and Detaining Transgender Women

Filipino Police Are Rounding Up and Detaining Transgender Women

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 for walking while trans under “Oplan X-Man”. PhilStar reports that the Commission on Human Rights(CHR) on Saturday night said it will investigate a reported policy of the […]

Pakistani Trans Advocate Nayyab Ali wins the Gala Award

Pakistani Trans Advocate Nayyab Ali wins the Gala Award

Transgender activist Nayyab Ali was presented the coveted international activism award in absentia this weekend. She had arrived in Dublin to accept the award but fell sick and stayed away out of concern for others. She did, however, record a video thanking the attendees for the award. Nayyab Ali was among four nominated by Amnesty […]

Meet Ms. Liu the mother of China’s Transgender Community

Meet Ms. Liu the mother of China’s Transgender Community

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 resident of Shandong province, had lived in relative obscurity. But in that split second her life, like her home, came crashing down in a blazing inferno of […]

Maya Haddad, Israeli Model and Trans Activist has died

Maya Haddad, Israeli Model and Trans Activist has died

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 suffered greatly after being disowned by her family after transitioning at age 15. Maya Haddad sought to represent Israel in last year’s Miss Trans International Beauty Pageant […]

South African Transgender Activist Nare Mphela Murdered

South African Transgender Activist Nare Mphela Murdered

Renowned transgender activist Nare Mphela,28, was found murdered Sunday in her South African home. As a high school student, Nare Mphela initiated and won the first transgender discrimination case in South African history. Police were notified by residents who were suspicious that Mphela’s vehicle had been parked for a long time near the house, which […]

Trans Pakistan: Apply for the Naya Pakistan Housing Program now

Trans Pakistan: Apply for the Naya Pakistan Housing Program now

More than 5,500 transgender Pakistanis have already applied for the Naya Pakistan Housing assistance program according to reports. But this is just the tip of the iceberg and time is running out. You must apply by December 15, 2019. According to the data issued by the National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra), over 1.9 million […]

India’s trans rights bill 2019 “Is Just Devastating”

India’s trans rights bill 2019 “Is Just Devastating”

Despite ongoing and intensifying protests the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2019 has passed both of India’s Houses and is now waiting on the presidential assent to become law. The Trans Bill 2019 is contrary to the Supreme Court of India, third gender ruling which declared transgender people to be a ‘third gender’, affirmed […]

Up Next For Veso Golden: Barcelona for the Miss Trans Star International 2019

Up Next For Veso Golden: Barcelona for the Miss Trans Star International 2019

Our very lovely friend Veso Golden made it official, she is going to Barcelona in December to represent Ghana at Miss Trans Star International 2019 beauty pageant. She will be competing against some of the world’s most gorgeous women for the title of Miss Trans Star International 2019. Veso Golden is a bold trans woman […]

Trans woman Aneela Is dying unattended in an Islamabad Hospital

Trans woman Aneela Is dying unattended in an Islamabad Hospital

This senseless tragedy in the making echos what befell Aleshia except for Aneela’ cries for help have been silenced by the stigma of HIV. Alishah, Trans Action Pakistan’s former leader was brought to Our Lady of Reading Hospital by friends immediately after being shot, but the staff refused to treat her wounds. To the shame […]

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