“There is strength in standing for what you believe in.”

Names:  May  Age: 28 Country: Zimbabwe Transman, Gay QM:  How is it being  a transman living in Zimbabwe MT: Firstly because of my appearance and dressing I am often interrogated by authorities about my gender marker […]

Anger issues? these 12 strategies are for you

More often than not, we find ourselves in situations where we have to deal with our own personal issues, yet we still have to be kind to the many people we encounter. It is best […]

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 […]

Are trans rights part of these human rights?

I remember waking up in the morning playing with my brothers and sisters. It was a very sunny day, the breeze touched my skin with ease. I clearly remember the front door of the house […]

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 […]

If you are Trans* and live in South Africa, this is for you.

Designing Trans-Community Led HIV Treatment Counselling Programs Suitable for the Needs of Trans Populations in South Africa   Why is this study being done? This research study is being done to better understand the challenges […]

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 […]

Here is how you can support this trans youth activist

Siya Maphanga is a   South African  Trans youth activist. He is a  writer and a poet who is dedicated to the  LGBT movement.  As an unemployed trans youth activist, Siya is not in position to fund […]

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 […]