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Federal Judge Rules Against Idaho’s Anti-Trans Birth Certificate Law

Federal Judge Rules Against Idaho’s Anti-Trans Birth Certificate Law

Candy Wagahoff Dale a federal magistrate judge for the United States District Court for the District of Idaho clarified a court order by ruling that a new Idaho law barring transgender people from changing their birth certificate to match their gender violates an injunction she first issued in 2018. In her order Friday, Dale wrote that the procedure […]

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 […]

Award Winning Sidney and Friends now on Amazon Prime Video

Award Winning Sidney and Friends now on Amazon Prime Video

“Sidney and Friends” a documentary delving into Kenya’s transgender community as never seen before. They live in the shadows disowned by family and disconnected from community, in a constant struggle for survival yet remain amazing in their love of life and one another. The making of Sidney and Friends fortuitous, to say the least. Filmmaker […]

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 […]

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