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A Big Step for Jordanian Transgender People

A Big Step for Jordanian Transgender People

No matter how optimistic I might usually sound, I have never really felt that things are going to be better for us, Jordanian transgender men and women. Deep inside, I always believed that we will never get the chance to speak and say: “hey Jordan, we are here”. But today, I am happy to say […]

ICE detainee Nicoll Hernandez-Polanco released from male jail on eve of IDAHOT

ICE detainee Nicoll Hernandez-Polanco released from male jail on eve of IDAHOT

Transgender woman Nicoll Hernandez-Polanco spent 6 months in hell as an Ice Detainee at a male facility in Arizona. She endured being searched by guards 6 times a day who groped her breasts and buttocks, made offensive sexual comments and gestures and pulled her hair. They even knowingly locked her up with the same man […]

IDAHOT 2015 The underlying trends

IDAHOT 2015 The underlying trends

TransRespect – Transphobia: IDAHOT 2015 TGEU, through their Trans Murder Monitoring (TMM) Project, maintain perhaps the most comprehensive and detailed database and analysis of Reported Murders in the world. It is updated and published every IDAHOT and also at other periodic intervals. The above pictorial representation depicts the Number of report Trans Murders between January […]