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South African Transgender Activist Nare Mphela Murdered

South African Transgender Activist Nare Mphela Murdered

Renowned transgender activist Nare Mphela,28, was found murdered Sunday in her South African home. As a high school student, Nare Mphela initiated and won the first transgender discrimination case in South African history. Police were notified by residents who were suspicious that Mphela’s vehicle had been parked for a long time near the house, which […]

South Africa: Starvation, Deprivation for Gender Confirmation? Not with Media’s attention.

South Africa: Starvation, Deprivation for Gender Confirmation? Not with Media’s attention.

  There are still places in the world where trans news is hard to come by. Distance, language, governmental oppression are all bricks in that wall, but the cornerstone, a lack of media representation, makes it look insurmountable from within. Such is the case in South Africa where the lack of press can be a […]