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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 […]

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 […]

WHO Votes to Stop Classifying Transgender People As Diseased

WHO Votes to Stop Classifying Transgender People As Diseased

The World Health Organization has officially decided to stop classifying transgender people as mentally ill. nhk.or.jp reports that WHO member states adopted the new edition of the International Classification of Diseases during an annual assembly in Geneva on Saturday. It is the first update of the illness list in 29 years. They now describe gender […]

Transgender Iowans ‘kicked in the face’ by GOP Amendment Denying Surgery

Transgender Iowans ‘kicked in the face’ by GOP Amendment Denying Surgery

Iowa’s Republican-controlled Legislature drove a knife into the heart of the heartlands gender non-binary people Friday. With a last-minute twist of the wrist, they slipped in an amendment overriding a recent State Supreme Court Ruling requiring Medicaid pay for transgender surgical procedures. The Des Moines Register explains how Iowa became a leader in transgender care: After […]

India’s lower house passes a ‘transgender rights bill’ that’s ‘killing us’

India’s lower house passes a ‘transgender rights bill’ that’s ‘killing us’

India Transgender people are on a human rights rollercoaster ride chugging for years to heights of euphoric empowerment, then flying helter-skelter to the depths of despair. Some are angry, some think its the end of an era and some have given up in despair with the passage of the latest version of the Transgender Persons […]

Cincinnati Transgender Teen Wins Battle to Transition

Cincinnati Transgender Teen Wins Battle to Transition

Friday Juvenile Court Judge Sylvia Sieve Hendon awarded permanent custody to the boy’s affirming grandparents removing him from his parents who had denied him therapy and HRT. His parent’s denial of his transition angered the LGBT community when it became known they demanded that he submitted to ‘Christian’ conversion programs sometimes lasting 6 hours at […]

Coming Out as Trans as the Ball Drops

Coming Out as Trans as the Ball Drops

The new year is almost upon us and might be the right time to make that all-important new year’s resolution to come out as transgender. So how do you do it? What do you say? This is a difficult question to cover but I will give you the full speech as I have had to […]

“Tranny Bingo” Transitions to “Gender Bender Bingo”? A Welcomed Change

“Tranny Bingo” Transitions to “Gender Bender Bingo”? A Welcomed Change

Sydney Transgender woman Katherine Wolfgramme has certainly got the attention of a group drag artists in her fight to change “Tranny Bingo” to a name that doesn’t incorporate defamation. Wolfgramme has engaged a “Top Six” law firm as part of the latest Australian effort to stop venues from using the defamatory word ‘tranny’ in conjunction […]

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