Donald Trump bans trans people from serving in ‘any capacity’ in the US military

Donald Trump has banned transgender people from serving in ‘any capacity’ in the US military. He has blamed the ‘medical costs and disruption’ they would cause to the armed forces. Making the announcement on Twitter, he said: ‘ ‘After consultation with my Generals and military experts, please be advised that the United States Government will […]

Two bills tabled in Senate for transgender rights

ISLAMABAD: After rejection of an earlier bill presented by Senator Babar Awan as a private members’ bill, two more bills seeking protection of the rights of transgender have been tabled in the Senate. The bills titled, ‘The Transgender and Intersex persons (Promotion and Protection of Rights) Bill, 2017 and ‘The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) […]

First passport issued with gender-neutral ‘X’ option

PESHAWAR: In a historic first, Farzana Jan on Friday became the first citizen of Pakistan to carry a passport that allows its bearer to select a gender other than male or female. The acknowledgement of members of the transgender community follows years of activism that forced the country’s legal system to recognise gender on the […]

Pakistan’s First Trans Model Did An Absolutely Stunning Fashion Photoshoot

LGBT activist Kami Sid is breaking barriers and celebrating trans beauty one fierce pose at a time. Meet Kami Sid, one of Pakistan’s most vocal trans rights activists and the country’s first trans model. Kami has spoken at several events, been interviewed many times, and was featured in the BBC documentary How Gay Is Pakistan? Karachi-based stylist […]