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Transgender women Chutki and friend gunned down in Peshawar

Transgender women Chutki and friend gunned down in Peshawar

Members of Trans Action PK responded quickly helping to identify the body of the murdered transgender woman writing “Our Trans sister Chutki (Danial) is shot 12 times according to the post-mortem report while her friend was shot 7 times. What a shame. What a sad incident.” As reported by Radio Liberty: Gunmen riding on a […]

Pakistan Boy Scouts (PBSA) now welcoming Transgender Girls

Pakistan Boy Scouts (PBSA) now welcoming Transgender Girls

Forty transgender people took the Scout oath Friday in Karachi becoming the first in our community to join the Pakistan Boy Scouts. This historic event sends a clear message that the Pakistan Boy Scout Association (PBSA) has joined a growing global movement in welcoming both cisgender and transgender scouts. In 2017 The Boy Scouts of America […]

Malaysian Activist Nisha Ayub Slams Islamic Plan to Program Trans People

Malaysian Activist Nisha Ayub Slams Islamic Plan to Program Trans People

Officials of the Malaysian state of Terengganu have announced plans to conduct an awareness (sic) religious gender conversion program for ‘mak nyah’ or Transgender people to put them on “the right path’. Not off to a good start. First, the authorities need to assuage the well-earned distrust of the community who will undoubtedly go further […]

Transgender Bill 2016: Hundreds Protest India’s Gatekeeper Nightmare

Transgender Bill 2016: Hundreds Protest India’s Gatekeeper Nightmare

A lot has been said about India’s proposed Transgender Bill 2016, mainly negative. The bill written without transgender input would according to detractors “institute a gender apartheid against India’s vast and complex transgender, hijra, intersex and gender variant communities.” The bill which was proposed after the Supreme Court 2014 ruling giving the entire trans community […]

Millions Watch as Pakistani Trans community protest Police Extortion and Brutality

Millions Watch as Pakistani Trans community protest Police Extortion and Brutality

While reading the article by Mashaal Radio translated by google mobile app it was shocking to see the TransAction protesters called نریګر “niggers” on of all days December 10th, International Human Rights Day. It is safe to assume the well-respected journalists at Mashaal Radio didn’t intend to desegregate the protesters with the N-word. The translation […]

Obama answers Akkai Padmashali’s question on how to fight 377 “What you just did.”

Obama answers Akkai Padmashali’s question on how to fight 377  “What you just did.”

Transgender activist Akkai Padmashali was selected to ask Barrack Obama a question on behalf of India’s LGBT community about reversing section 377 at the New Delhi town hall December 1st. “I’m a criminal before the section 377 which criminalizes because you are a transgender lesbian gay bisexual and how do I raise my voice against […]

Peshawar Transgender Woman Spogmai murdered

Peshawar Transgender Woman Spogmai murdered

Transgender woman Spogmai, 24, was shot in her Peshawar apartment Sunday and later died at Lady Reading Hospital (LRH).  The unknown assailant(s) shot her 6 times according to a Gulberg Police spokesman. The 24-year-old described by friends as a vibrant and happy soul was originally from Balochistan PK. but had come to the region hoping for a better […]

Pakistan and India Now Offering Tuition Free University to Transgender People

Pakistan and India Now Offering Tuition Free University to Transgender People

Both Pakistan and India are now offering college tuition-free education for transgender people. While many of us in the US celebrate new inclusion in high-end women’s schools, both Pakistan and India have taken this very real step towards making a university degree a reality for their country’s most marginalized communities. April 2017 the Manonmaniam Sundaranar University (MSU) […]

داستان مرد همجنسگرایی که از ایران گریخت و در آمریکا مدل لباس زیر شد.

داستان مرد همجنسگرایی که از ایران گریخت و در آمریکا مدل لباس زیر شد.

زمان بهتری برای بازگوکردن داستان مرد همجنسگرای ایرانی ، پس از دستور اخیر رییس جمهور ترامپ در روز جمعه گذشته که پذیرش پناهجو به آمریکا را تعلیق کرده و تعلیق 90 روزه به متقاضیان هفت کشور عمدتا مسلمان را تحمیل میکند، وجود ندارد. آراد ( که نمیخواهد اسم واقعی اش را استفاده کنیم) در سال […]

DelhiQueerPRIDE 2017: A Defiant Celebration of Dignity, Diversity and Resilience

DelhiQueerPRIDE 2017: A Defiant Celebration of Dignity, Diversity and Resilience

Hundreds marched in India’s 10th DelhiQueerPRIDE celebration today braving the smog and anti-LGBT laws. The colors were fabulous and the mood was celebratory, but as the day progressed the undercurrent of proud defiance became increasingly evident. Tish Anand, who wore a wig Times of India that he was inspired by the Disney Channel character Hannah Montana. […]