11 episodes

A podcast that addresses issues and stories affecting transgender lives in Zimbabwe.

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A podcast that addresses issues and stories affecting transgender lives in Zimbabwe.

    Let's talk: Diverse womXn in leadership

    Let's talk: Diverse womXn in leadership

    An International Women's day edition, by Transsmart Trust and Purple Royale Podcast. Discussing diverse women in leadership and what makes us different yet a force to be reckoned with, from growing up in a patriachal society to taking up space claiming our human right to inclusion, this and more is discussed. Unpacked by Gumisayi, Bree, Daniella, Paida and Ruvimbo, 5 dynamic ladies, one heated discussion, let's dive into it, shall we?

    • 49 min
    Spransa: Dhuma, dhuma with police gate crashers

    Spransa: Dhuma, dhuma with police gate crashers

    What would you do if the police gate crashed your social event, causing havoc, arresting you because of your Gender identity or orientation? This is what happened to Spransa and her friends at an LGBTI party. Listen in & share.

    • 15 min
    Bree: The Airport Incident Unpacked.

    Bree: The Airport Incident Unpacked.

    This is a story about Bree, a transwoman who was unlawfully assaulted by an immigration officer at Harare International Airport. All because of her gender identity and the need for legal gender recognition in Zimbabwe. The story unpacks the importance of acknowledging human rights for all as per the United Nations Agenda 2030, leaving no one behind. An agenda which Zimbabwe, one of the member states in the UN also agreed to uphold. #TransRightsAreHumanRights

    • 26 min
    Mabholo finds love in Prison.

    Mabholo finds love in Prison.

    Meet Mabholo, a transman from Kadoma, Zimbabwe as he narrates his unforgettable experience in prison. The hate crime, the stigma, thw bullying but amidst all of that finding someone who accepted and loved him as he is.

    • 16 min
    Paris: Assaulted, left to die yet lived to tell the tale

    Paris: Assaulted, left to die yet lived to tell the tale

    Meet Paris, a Transwoman  from Bulawayo, Zimbabwe as she narrates a horrific incident where she was assaulted on her birthday and abandoned at a graveyard. Luckily she lived to tell the tale.   

    • 14 min
    Ras That Guy: Reproductive health for a Transman

    Ras That Guy: Reproductive health for a Transman

    Meet Ras, #RasThatGuy as he narrates an unforgettable experience seeking a healthcare treatment in Zimbabwe as a transman. 

    • 17 min

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