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 […]

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 […]

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 […]