The recent deaths of trans women of colour in the city have shone a light on a community at risk.
Ashitha Nagesh"When transphobia mixes with misogyny and racism, the consequences can often be deadly."
I wrote about the 'epidemic of violence' against trans women of colour in the US, after the death of Chynal Lindsey
MPs in Kenya are demanding an investigation into how 10km of wire fencing ended up costing $35m.
Ashitha NageshJust in case anyone wants to take their minds off Brexit...
In 2014, the Kenyan govt promised to build a 708km wall along its border with Somalia. Five years and $35million later, and they've built a wire fence - and it's only 10km long.
Smith is reported to be playing the darker-skinned father of Serena and Venus Williams in a biopic.
Ashitha NageshWill Smith is tipped to play Richard Williams (Venus and Serena's dad) in a film about his life. But the reported casting of Smith, who is much lighter skinned than Williams, has sparked accusations of colourism.
Macedonia's name has been a running sore with its neighbour ever since it came into existence in 1991.
Ashitha NageshMacedonia - aka the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, *also* aka Fyrom - could be about to officially change its name to the Republic of North Macedonia. Here's @paulkirbyuk on why that matters! bbc.co.uk/news/world-eur… 🇲🇰#Macedonia
Ashitha NageshWhat's it like to realise you're trans as a child, only to then have to try and live as the wrong gender through all of your teenage years?
Really grateful to Jamie for sharing his story with me.