Sexless Zimbabwean Transgender: A life lived in a borrowed body

Story Author(s): John Cassim

News Source: New Zimbabwe

Publication/Broadcast Date: October 28th, 2019

Country(ies): Zimbabwe

City(ies): Harare

Original Source Link: (English)
https://www.newzimbabwe.com/sexless-zimbabwean-transgenders-a-life-lived-in-a-borrowed-body/

Story Summary:

The story touches on different lived realities faced or experienced by transgender people as citizens of Zimbabwe and the deprived human rights such as a right to freedom of expression, the right to live a life free of discrimination, the right to control what happens to your own body and to make medicaL decision for yourself among other human rights fundamental inalienable rights.

Topics: Discrimination, Legislation, Outing, and Political or religious leaders' statements

LGBTQI+ Identities: Trans/gender nonconforming/gender diverse

Journalistic Issues: Journalistic approach is fair, balanced, objective, Language/terminology is accurate/inclusive, Research/context is factual and accurate, and Source/subject safety is addressed adequately

Rating: 2

Rating Rationale:

The article highlighted the challenges faced by transgender persons on a day to day basis.The terminology used was not offending.The journalist also included the actual voices and the facts were factual.Subject was adequately addressed