Zimbabwean Trans activists panic as cyber bullying escalates

    The recent revelation of names, addresses, phone numbers, alleged HIV statuses and images of individuals who are reportedly gay through a Facebook group, has left many in the Zimbabwean LGBTIQ community in a panic mode. […]

The Swazi beauty and brains

My name is Zikhona Mbagana aged 26, I am a heterosexual transwoman born and bred in Swaziland. Being a trans* person in a country like mine is very challenging. On a daily basis as I […]

Trans* narratives featured in Draw or Die exhibition

“I was frustrated that trans* and marginalised people’s  narratives weren’t getting the platform they needed and that provoked me to make the work that I do,” says  Sweden artivist Rudy Loewe. Queerstion Editor Miles Tanhira interviewed […]

The young and the inspiring

  They are young, they are trans* and they are queerly phenomenal.  At a time when most youths are seating and complaining about anything and everything and doing nothing about it,  they have to do […]

Meet Uganda’s dancing queen

My name is  Alicia Nalunkuma I am a 22-year-old  dancer, transgender woman and a sex worker. In live in Mukono a township in  Uganda.  They are a myriad of issues affecting many transdiverse people in my […]

Zambian Trans* people castigate ‘indecent clothing’ ban

Human rights activists and some trans*  people  have castigated the Zambian police’s  announcement banning   ‘indecent clothing’  for citizens effective April 1 2017. In the alleged statement circulating on social media,  signed and typed by  police […]

Being Trans* in Malawi

  What they tell us. In Malawi,  Transgender people are often unlawfully persecuted under the country’s harsh criminal laws, for instance, the penal code criminalises consensual same-sex sexual activity.  Although Section 20 of the country’s constitution guarantees […]

S.A Trans student wins 3 -year court battle

   Left, Nare Mphela pic mamba online For two years, she was harassed, humiliated and exposed to incessant discrimination by school authorities.  This ill-treatment led to her performing badly and consequently failing her final Matric […]