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Trans woman sheared, beaten for refusing gang’ 1 million Rs extortion demand

Trans woman sheared, beaten for refusing gang’ 1 million Rs extortion demand

Shakeela, a beautiful Pakistani transgender woman was savaged by a gang in Mardan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, abducted from outside of a mosque where she was attempting to observe Eid. TransAction Alliance provincial president Farzana and general secretary Arzo Khan told reporters at the Peshawar Press Club that transgender woman Shakeela was subjected to severe violence by […]

Ranking Police Officer Suspended For Raid on Hawkes bay Transgender Birthday Party

Ranking Police Officer Suspended For Raid on Hawkes bay Transgender Birthday Party

The Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG), South Karachi, Sharjeel Kharal, has suspended the station house officer (SHO) of the Mauripur police station for beating guests at a Hawkes bay transgender birthday party. Pakistani police routinely demand money and sexual favors under the threat of violence and without consequence from trans people so this news […]

Pakistan Trans people: ignored by police, die untreated in hospitals

Pakistan Trans people: ignored by police, die untreated in hospitals

A lot has been made of recent transgender rights progress in Pakistan and rightfully so. Tragically despite the legal and religious progress Pakistani transgender still face heartbreaking discrimination and daily violence. Police criminality and complicity with the medical community’s indifference remain enemy one to Pakistan’s transgender community, especially in the northern territories. The latest murder is heartrendering. Tabbu […]

Horrific video of Pakistani Transgender woman burned alive posted on line

Horrific video of Pakistani Transgender woman burned alive posted on line

An as yet unidentified transgender woman was doused with accelerants and burned alive at a cab stand at Mall Mandi Chowk on Thursday. Gay Star News reports that she was taken to the remote location by four men who set her on fire after she fought their sexual assault. The trans woman, whose identity, could not be […]

Pakistani transgender wedding dancer Sania murdered while performing

Pakistani transgender wedding dancer Sania murdered while performing

TransAction Pakistan is reporting that she was shot dead Friday, July 20th, 2018 in the Chiniya Nawali area of Hafizabad during a wedding performance. The transgender wedding dancer identified as Sania by Samaa news was killed after asking a drunken party-goer to stop harassing the performers. A group of transgender persons was invited to dance […]

Transgender Woman Khursand Bayar Ali Running For Mayor of Lahore Pakistan

Transgender Woman Khursand Bayar Ali Running For Mayor of Lahore Pakistan

Khursand Bayar Ali rocked the patriarchy with the announcement of her candidacy Wednesday becoming the first transgender person to run for the office of Mayor in Pakistan.  Khursand Bayar Ali who wants to govern Lahore, Pakistan based on three noble principles Dignity, Equality and Inclusion has gained the respect of Kami Sid renown model and advocate.  […]

First Graduate of Pakistan’s Transgender School has money Stolen by Official

First Graduate of Pakistan’s Transgender School has money Stolen by Official

A lot of attention has rightfully been paid to the first ever transgender school in Pakistan.  Transgender Pakistanis living on the fringes of society have traditionally made a living by dancing at weddings.  But recently they have seen that source of income dwindling under government and religious pressure. Struggling with unemployment and unlawful police evictions in the […]

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 […]

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) […]

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