The latest transgender news, information and top stories happening in Africa.
Wafaqi Mohtasib Secretariat (the Federal Obudsman of Pakistan) has chosen Syeda Viquar-un-Nisa-Hashmi to be a commissioner to represent members of the transgender community. Her expanded role will include addressing grievances and systemic issues through dialogue […]
Madina Broni was hailed as the first transgender woman in Ghana to willingly share to the public her journey in transitioning from male to female. Brutally Uncensored host Celly was criticized for unprofessional behavior during […]
The study aims to understand factors, risk behaviors, disease transmission, and prevalence of HIV in trans women in South Africa. It is going to be conducted in Cape Town, Johannesburg, and the Buffalo City, with […]
Botswana High Court issued the landmark decision in recognizing gender change of Tshepo Ricki Kgositau, a transgender woman. Although homosexual acts are considered a criminal offense, the High Court has been hailed as progressive for […]
Body of HIV and trans rights advocate Keon Patterson, known as Sasha Fierce, was found near a pile of rubbish at a park in Trinidad and Tobago. Activists decried the conservative societal attitudes and the […]
Botswana made legal history when the High Court ruled that the gender identity of the transgender man be recognized in official identity documents according to a Thomson Reuters Foundation report on Wednesday. “This is an […]