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