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Lithuanian Trans woman Agness Landau Wows them at “Dance With Me”

Lithuanian Trans woman Agness Landau Wows them at “Dance With Me”

On December 6th, 2014 Lithuanian commercial TV channel “TV3″ broadcasted the premiere of the fifth season of the TV show “Dance With Me”. According to the Lithuania LGBT group LGL the show featured transgender entertainer and hair stylist Agness Landau. Lithuanian news portal 15min.lt reported that Agness Landau had experienced some negative emotions before her […]

ISTANBUL police are raiding homes, detaining trans woman and confiscating computers and phones

ISTANBUL police are raiding homes, detaining trans woman and confiscating computers and phones

Over the past week police in the Findikzade and Haseki regions have been using Facebook and other social media to track down Istanbul trans woman according to LGBT News Turkey . They’ve been raiding their homes, confiscating computers and phone and subjecting the detained woman to mandatory medical examinations. “Out of the 233 transgender women […]

Thomas Dolby congratulatory tweet pictures trans son Harper marrying partner Joe

Thomas Dolby congratulatory tweet pictures trans son Harper marrying partner Joe

On Facebook, Dolby wrote: “It’s a day of celebration in the Dolby family. Congrats to you all! So much love! I’ve got something in my eye. *happy sniffle*” Harper Robertson, 23, is one of three children Dolby has with former U.S. actress Kathleen Beller (Dynasty). “I just felt completely trapped by the way that I […]

Cyprus police confiscate TDOR art exhibit. Local rights group outraged.

Cyprus police confiscate TDOR art exhibit. Local rights group outraged.

Police raided a photographic exhibition by Greek trans activist Paola Reveniotis on Friday night and confiscated photographs of “naked men”, reminiscent of the medieval ages that Cyprus lived through in past decades. The police respond: Police on Saturday defended raiding a photo exhibition Greek trans and gay activist Paola Revenioti at the old Nicosia municipal […]

Transgender woman found dead in San Camillo Forlanini Italy.

Naked breasts, her face gaunt, her hair blacks gathered, and skinny arms folded on a couple of colorful blankets. Her eyes were closed like she was sleeping. That’s how she was found the body of a transsexual, yesterday morning, in one of the caves near the mortuary of the San Camillo Forlanini in Monteverde. A […]

Georgian Transgender Activist Sabi Beriani Murdered and Immolated

Georgian Transgender Activist Sabi Beriani Murdered and Immolated

Trans activist Sabi Beriani, appeared on TV often making her prime target for Russian fermented transphobia was murdered and set on fire in her Pekini street apartment on November 10th. The police are investigating this as premeditated murder, although many factors point to it being a hate crime. Georgia has just enacted enhanced penalties for […]

The Antithesis of Planet Transgender: The Berlin Wall 25 Years Later Remembered.

The Antithesis of Planet Transgender: The Berlin Wall 25 Years Later Remembered.

“If you’ve grown up free you don’t know what freedom means.” East Berlin escapee who flew over the wall in a balloon. As a solider, I spent many years operating “Hawk,” an air-defense missile system in West Germany. Often the powers, both east and west, would line up miles of tanks thousands of troops and […]

Belfast Bakery, Ashers Baking Company, to Face Legal Action For LGBT Discrimination

Belfast Bakery, Ashers Baking Company, to Face Legal Action For LGBT Discrimination

It looks like Oregon bakery ‘Sweet Cakes’ who have been in the news the past year for refusing to create a wedding cake for a gay couple and their subsequent court hearing are not warning enough to other companies about refusing to do business with people based on ‘religious beliefs’, or homophobic views as they […]

Turkey gets first umbrella organization to combat LGBTI phobia

Turkey gets first umbrella organization to combat LGBTI phobia

Turkey is at the crossroads of humanity.  With transphobia rampant, and her increasingly conservative  failing secular governmental system, compounded with ISIS at her boarder, time is short . The need for better communication with her LGBTI community has never been greater. A new umbrella organization has been established to fight homophobia and transphobia in Turkey, […]

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon praises Conchita Wurst’s EuroVision win as an electrifying moment of human rights education

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon praises Conchita Wurst’s EuroVision win as an electrifying moment of human rights education

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon thanked Conchita for her beautiful melody then said, “what a great way to mark the 35’th anniversary of the UN Vienna Center in Austria. Ban Ki-moon said, “I usually don’t follow the EuroVision song contest, but this time I didn’t fail. When I heard that she won I knew that she […]