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Azerbaijani authorities remain silent over murder of trans woman 

Local activists have demanded the authorities investigate the killing. 

Azerbaijani authorities remain silent over murder of trans woman 

Local activists have demanded the authorities investigate the killing. 

Podcast | Georgia’s ‘vague’ gender recognition laws and a Russian customs checkpoint on Lachin corridor

An overview of gender recognition legislation in Georgia and the latest updates on the Lachin corridor and Nagorno-Karabakh.

Podcast | Georgia’s ‘vague’ gender recognition laws and a Russian customs checkpoint on Lachin corridor

An overview of gender recognition legislation in Georgia and the latest updates on the Lachin corridor and Nagorno-Karabakh.

Three Georgian trans men win gender recognition case at European Court

The European Court of Human Rights ruled that Georgian legislation is vague and a source of ‘arbitrary decisions’.

Three Georgian trans men win gender recognition case at European Court

The European Court of Human Rights ruled that Georgian legislation is vague and a source of ‘arbitrary decisions’.

A prison within a prison: trans women behind bars in Azerbaijan

In Azerbaijani prisons, trans women face physical violence, sexual abuse, and psychological damage.

A prison within a prison: trans women behind bars in Azerbaijan

By Ali Malikov

In Azerbaijani prisons, trans women face physical violence, sexual abuse, and psychological damage.

Trans woman attacked by member of far-right group in Yerevan

Police launched an investigation into the attack, which was filmed and published online. 

Trans woman attacked by member of far-right group in Yerevan

Police launched an investigation into the attack, which was filmed and published online. 

Tbilisi massage parlour killer ‘wanted to kill transgender people’

One woman died in the attack, and one was severely injured.

Tbilisi massage parlour killer ‘wanted to kill transgender people’

One woman died in the attack, and one was severely injured.

Instagram star in Azerbaijan repeats call to ‘remove’ trans people from country

This is not the first time Huseynova appears to have incited violence against transgender people on her Instagram account. 

Instagram star in Azerbaijan repeats call to ‘remove’ trans people from country

This is not the first time Huseynova appears to have incited violence against transgender people on her Instagram account. 

After alleged killing, transgender protesters rally in Baku

The protesters have connected incendiary and transphobic statements by a popular Instagram blogger with the death. 

After alleged killing, transgender protesters rally in Baku

The protesters have connected incendiary and transphobic statements by a popular Instagram blogger with the death. 

Voice | ‘I knew from age 6 that I was born in the wrong body’

A 42-year-old transgender man shares his story of discovering his real gender identity and the struggle of living in Georgia as a trans person.  

Voice | ‘I knew from age 6 that I was born in the wrong body’

A 42-year-old transgender man shares his story of discovering his real gender identity and the struggle of living in Georgia as a trans person.  

First legal gender recognition in Georgia for trans woman

A transgender woman in Georgia has had her gender officially recognised in the first such case in the country’s history.

First legal gender recognition in Georgia for trans woman

A transgender woman in Georgia has had her gender officially recognised in the first such case in the country’s history.