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Arrest made for the murder of transgender activist Gul Pandra

Arrest made for the murder of transgender activist Gul Pandra

On Monday police arrested Rafiullah, and charged him with the shooting death of Khawaja Sara Gul Pandra as she was returning home from work. Gul Pandra was shot six times point-blank by a masked man on September 9, 2020, in Islamabad, Pakistan. Her murder, the wounding of her companion Chahat and the rape of a cisgender […]

Gul Pandra, Transgender Activist Murdered in Islamabad

Gul Pandra, Transgender Activist Murdered in Islamabad

Khawaja Sara Gul Pandra, a member of Trans Action Pakistan was shot and killed and a friend was wounded September 9, while returning from work. She and a group of other dancers were returning from a wedding where they had performed when gunmen opened fire striking her 6 times. The police do not have any […]

Pakistan: Transgender Dancers Kidnapped, Raped At Gunpoint

Pakistan: Transgender Dancers Kidnapped, Raped At Gunpoint

A group of transgender women hired to dance at a wedding in Islamabad Pakistan were later kidnaped by the same men. Taken against their will, Gulf News Reports, the women were then assaulted, groped at gunpoint, and later in the edited video, raped. The women soon after went to the newly activated Rawalpindi police department […]

Beloved trans woman Beenish murdered in Islamabad

Beloved trans woman Beenish murdered in Islamabad

  Transgender woman Beenish, was shot dead Sunday, July 5, in the sector E-11 of the federal capital. The reasons for the killing have so far been unknown, nor the incident been reported or registered” according to nayadaur.tv According to reports, almost 50 members of the transgender community have been killed and more than 300 […]

If we don’t care for our own, no one will.

If we don’t care for our own, no one will.

Pakistan’s transgender people are suffering like never before. They have been denied all sources of income, made homeless by their elderly Guru’s fearing infection, facing starvation and denied the medical care they so desperately need now. Yet they are heroically endeavoring to help themselves. Look, as everyone who has had COVID-19 knows this insidious virus […]

15-year-old Pakistani trans girl ‘raped to death’

15-year-old Pakistani trans girl ‘raped to death’

Musa, A 15-year-old transgender girl was lured from home and ‘raped to death’ in Faisalabad, Pakistan on Saturday as first reported by Naya Dau. Activist Shaan Taseer posted a photo on Facebook, in which he demanded that Shireen Mazari, Federal Minister for Human Rights take action against the perpetrators “Yesterday, on the 4th of April, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Transgender leader Kushi attacked in southern Pakistani city

Transgender leader Kushi attacked in southern Pakistani city

Kushi, the transgender coordinator of the seaport city of Korangi Karachi, Pakistan was injured after again being attacked by gangs of youth near the city’s Islamic University. According to the Industrial Area police, unidentified persons injured the transgender woman Friday by attacking her with batons and punches. The transgender woman namely Khushi filed a complaint with […]

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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