Transgender in The United States

Posted on Sep 5, 2015 in Educational Resources
Transgender in The United States

What it means to be transgender in The United States History One of the names that appears in the historical literature of transgender rights in the United States is Virginia Prince. In the 1940s, she began living as a woman in San Francisco. Later in that decade, Harry Benjamin, a physician in San Francisco, started […]

A Story From One of The World’s Most Transphobic Places

Posted on Aug 20, 2015 in Educational Resources
A Story From One of The World’s Most Transphobic Places

For any transgender person, being forced to act the sex you were assigned at birth is a psychological torment. For gay and trans people in countries where they are at risk of persecution and ill treatment, the problem isn’t just being forced to conform to the conventions. The other problem is the rift that this […]

Glossary – Education

Posted on Jul 14, 2015 in Educational Resources
Glossary – Education

Glossary Bigendered – A person whose gender identity is a combination of male/man and female/ woman. Binding – The process of flattening one’s breasts to have a more masculine or flat appearing chest. Bisexual – A person emotionally, physically, and/or sexually attracted to males/men and females/women. This attraction does not have to be equally split […]

What is “The Pearl Of Africa”?

Posted on Mar 16, 2014 in Background
What is “The Pearl Of Africa”?

“The Pearl of Africa” is synonymous with Uganda. Winston Churchill dubbed Uganda “The Pearl of Africa” in 1907 while just a young Member of Parliament, saying: “The kingdom of Uganda is a fairy-tale. You climb up … and at the end there is a wonderful new world. The scenery is different, the vegetation is different, […]