As queers become more visible, and vocal, hate crimes are going to escalate, as these posts on Facebook indicate. This report is pieced together from fragments as they began appearing on FB at about 4 PM on Thursday. The victim had chilli powder smeared over his body. >>>
As a Nigerian citizen, and a public health advocate, I call upon you to stop the draconian, anti-human rights, anti- HIV/AIDS prevention and un-democratic legislation just passed by the national Senate. >>>
The Algerian secret service gave transsexual Randa Lamri an ultimatum:
Leave the country within 10 days or risk imprisonment and the defamation of her family. Lamri, like many persecuted gays, lesbians and transexuals in the region, looked to Beirut for refuge. But persecuted Syrians, Iraqis and Algerians find it isn't what they imagined.
"Transgenders often suffer violence, physical and social, from their families, including spouses, parents, children and siblings," Cummings said. She spoke to Trustlaw ahead of the annual Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR) on November 20 which commemorates those who have been killed because of their gender identity. >>>