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 […]

The horrors of being an Intersex person in Zimbabwe

My mother gave birth to tripplets , all I know is  my two brothers were fortunate enough to be taken home and i  stayed behind because i was abandoned in the same rural hospital. I am […]

We are seeds

Transdiverse people are both inspired and affected by various circumstances in our lives.  Every day is a struggle,  many of us continue to succumb to hate crimes,  most of us are wallowing in abject poverty […]

TransAfrikan womxn activists you should know

              Hail the ‘Queerns’ They are Womxn, they  are resilient, revolutionary, change makers and they are Afrikan. From the  students’ movement in South Africa, to the refugees movements  in […]

Pamoja! Trans* unity matters

Growing up in the Democratic Republic of Congo, I  always thought that I was abnormal. I didn’t know anything about the LGBT community, let alone what it meant to be Trans. From a religious perspective, […]