Challenges & Tragedy For The Transgender Community

Okay so lets face it…we are all aware that the transgender community fights a much harder battle than most of the other sexual minorities. While some countries are taking steps in the right direction, equality is still a distant dream.

Here is an ‘in-your-face’ article that highlights the obstacles faced by the transgender community in countries that, from the outside seem progressive. The sad truth is that no matter how liberal or progressive a country/state/city, what matters at the end of the day is the cultural attitude towards sexual minorities.

If only people could put their stigmas aside and work at being sensitive towards others. So much could be learned and most importantly, gained. Transgender individuals definitely do not need the additional burden placed on them by “society.” As this article points out, let’s hope that President Obama takes a big step towards supporting the transgender community in America at least.

Challenges and Tragedy for the Transgender Community


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Sherlock Homo

Sherlock Homo - No it does not imply that she is curious or that she investigates murder mysteries in 19th century London. As witty as her pen name, Ms. Homo is very well travelled and No, I don't mean the usual markets of Bangkok or a family trip to Universal Studios! I mean the French Rivera, temple ruins in Cambodia, safaris in Botswana.. always on the road less travelled where life experiences and life choices are concerned. Her perspective is unique and you will want to read all about what she has to share. If you don't, prepare yourself to get left behind on lifestyle, gay culture and all things cool. Read on...