Africa · East Africa · Kenya

I was raped and infected with HIV because I am transgender

AUTHOR: Okun Oliech I am a trans-woman living in Kisumu County and I am HIV positive. I dropped out of school when I was 13 years old because I was never at peace in there. Everyone was making fun of me.  Both teachers and students at my school used to say I was possessed with… Continue reading I was raped and infected with HIV because I am transgender

Africa · East Africa · Kenya

I was raped and infected with HIV because I am transgender

Updated Wednesday, June 29th 2016 08:15am AUTHOR: Okun Oliech I am a trans-woman living in Kisumu County and I am HIV positive. I dropped out of school when I was 13 years old because I was never at peace in there. Everyone was making fun of me.  Both teachers and students at my school used… Continue reading I was raped and infected with HIV because I am transgender

International

GATE STATEMENT ON THE UN SOGI MANDATE

GATE STATEMENT ON THE UN SOGI MANDATE   On June 30, 2016, the United Nations Human Rights Council approved a historic resolution creating a mandate for an International Expert on Protection against violence and discrimination based on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity. Global Action for Trans* Equality (GATE) applauds this new UN mandate, which has… Continue reading GATE STATEMENT ON THE UN SOGI MANDATE