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Brazilian Trans Woman Stoned To Death Early This Morning

Brazilian Trans Woman Stoned To Death Early This Morning

Rayka França, 26 was stoned to death in Querência, Mato Grosso, in the early morning of 4 Apr 2020. Police were called by neighbors who had heard her screams. They then located her by following the sounds of her rasping breath at 01:30 am. Rayka França’s face was severely mangled, bloody stones all around her, […]

Panama’s COVID-19 Lockdown is Terrorizing Trans people

Panama’s COVID-19 Lockdown is Terrorizing Trans people

 Panama has banned women and men from appearing in public on the same day. The decree enforced by police ID checks has the country’s transgender community fearing for their welfare. Already under a near-total lockdown, Panamanian authorities decreed this week that men could only leave home to go shopping on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, […]

Transgender Activist Valentina Ferrety Murdered in Mexico

Transgender Activist Valentina Ferrety Murdered in Mexico

Transgender activist Valentina Ferrety was murdered March 30, cruelly snuffing out a bright light of hope in the Mexican desert. She will be dearly missed by everyone who knew her. In January she began working at RedLacTrans documenting cases of Transphobia, Discrimination, Gender Violence, murders and fragmentation of human rights of Trans women in the […]

Indian and Pakistani trans people revered for ages give selflessly again

Indian and Pakistani trans people revered for ages give selflessly again

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 but are considered good luck when they dance and sing at marriages and births. If their past deeds in any way mirror their present response to this […]

Website InStok: Check store Inventory from Home

Website InStok: Check store Inventory from Home

WE all know what it’s like going from store to store looking for essential items like toilet paper only to find bare shelves. It’s frustrating and also dangerous during the COVID-19 pandemic. Most of us also have seen the images of spring breaker partying on Florida the beaches blatantly ignoring social distance guidelines. Two University […]

Covid-19 mató a Lorena Borjas, activista trans latina de Nueva York

Covid-19 mató a Lorena Borjas, activista trans latina de Nueva York

Transgender activist Lorena Borjas, 59, died Monday morning after having contracted COVID-19. She is but one of many who we will mourn, but her story is powerful and her legacy lives on in a gofundme benefiting the NYC trans community, which she started just days before passing. On March 17 Lorena Borjas wrote, “During the […]

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 8 tweets, from around the world, and yes I just sensed it was right. We love this by @ThinkingFilm, featuring a poem by older trans man Lee Evans #TDOV pic.twitter.com/JKKWBLnZ06 — PinkNews […]

Idaho Gov. signs two hate bills on the Transgender Day of Visibility

Idaho Gov. signs two hate bills on the Transgender Day of Visibility

Idaho Gov. Brad Little has signed into law two anti-transgender bills on the eve of the Transgender Day of Visibility (TDoV). Because the Idaho House and Senate adjourned a day apart and the law required action within ten days little gave himself until March 31, to enact or veto the bills. By waiting until the […]

Transgender woman stoned to death in Mexico

Transgender woman stoned to death in Mexico

A trans woman was found stoned to death Sunday morning in the town of El Zapote, Mexico. According to the 911 emergency call, the discovery was made around 08:00 on the outskirts of the basketball court of said town. The victim had severe injuries to the nape of her neck. Authorities believe those wounds were […]

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 more men than women were being infected. The sex-based disparity was attributed early on to smoking and other bad habits. While nearly half of Chinese smoke, less than 2 percent of women […]

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