Cover art for podcast Purple Royale

Purple Royale

22 EpisodesProduced by Purple RoyaleWebsite

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

22 Episodes | 2019 - 2023

Anonymous: Living with HIV as a Transperson in Zimbabwe

February 28th, 2023


Trans and Intersex persons continue to be at high risk of HIV and worse AIDS. Stigma, discrimination, conversion therapy as well as reduced livelihoods remain some of the contributing factors. Lack of information on HIV …

STOP AIDS: A poem by Ammartia a.k.a Harriet

February 23rd, 2023


In the fight against HIV and ending AIDS which most trans & intersex persons continue to be at risk, Purple Royale decided to feature a special …

TEE: Trans orphan, growing up in a rural village, forced to live on the streets

January 19th, 2023


In this Episode, we gave Tee. a Gender Non Conforming Trans person the opportunity to own their narrative and share their lived reality. Growing up trans to supportive parents then reality struck upon their passing, …

Tinashe: A success story of Triumph.

December 12th, 2022


What would you do if you were stigmatized and abandoned by the only father figure you knew? Forced fo drop out of school but still managed to do …

Theo: Conversion Therapy gone wrong. As usual.

November 21st, 2022


Listen to Theo, a transwoman from Zimbabwe as she narrates her experience being subjected to conversion therapy in form of physical and sexual …

Trans Health Matters: A discussion on the need for Inclusive Healthcare

May 16th, 2022


What would you do, if you wanted your body to affirm to your gender? If you wanted to get inclusive healthcare that enables you to fit into society, …

Beyoncé Zee Savage: A transwoman's journey seeking Gender Affirming Healthcare in Zimbabwe

April 24th, 2022


Listen in as we take you through Beyoncé Zee Savage's journey. Being a transwoman in Zimbabwe, the stigma and public assault she experienced to …

We Belong, We Exist, We Matter. Celebrating Trans Day of Visibility.

April 2nd, 2022


What a time to be alive! Celebrating Trans Day of Visibility in Zimbabwe. Indeed we have come a long way and this is us taking you through lived experiences of the Trans community in Zimbabwe. Answering this important …

Lets talk: Family & Improved livelihoods

March 1st, 2022


From being disowned by family to trying to fit in where you barely exist, what does it mean when we talk about improved livelihoods for the Trans community in Zimbabwe? Catch us in this dialogue episode, as we discuss …

Let's Talk: Self Acceptance & Inclusion

January 18th, 2022


Breakthroughs happen everyday and for the Trans community, we too have our good days. In this Episode, we take you through a journey of self acceptance and inclusion. From finding love, becoming a valued citizen and …

Breeze, we shall never forget.

November 20th, 2021


The lived life story of Breeze, a fellow transman who was from Kadoma, Zimbabwe. Touching but thought provoking. Coincidentally on Trans Day of Remembrance 2021. We shall never forget. 

Special thanks to everyone who …

Let's talk: Diverse womXn in leadership

March 5th, 2021


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 …

Spransa: Dhuma, dhuma with police gate crashers

October 22nd, 2020


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 …

Bree: The Airport Incident Unpacked.

August 31st, 2020


This is a story about Bree, a transwoman who was unlawfully assaulted by an immigration officer at Harare International Airport. All because of her …

Mabholo finds love in Prison.

August 10th, 2020


Meet Mabholo, a transman from Kadoma, Zimbabwe as he narrates his unforgettable experience in prison. The hate crime, the stigma, thw bullying but …

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

June 30th, 2020


Meet Paris, a Transwoman  from Bulawayo, Zimbabwe as she narrates a horrific incident where she was assaulted on her birthday and abandoned at a …

Ras That Guy: Reproductive health for a Transman

May 31st, 2020


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

Bree: My experience during Covid19

April 9th, 2020


This commentary is from Bree, a business woman from Harare, Zimbabwe as she narrates her experience during the corona virus pandemic as a transwoman. …

Mabholo: Life (Hupenyu) in the time of Covid19.

April 9th, 2020


Listen to Mabholo, a transman from Kadoma, Zimbabwe narrating his experience in the era of Covid19. Hupenyu uhwuinguva yeCovid19 (Life in the era of …

Ethey: My experience during Covid19

April 8th, 2020


A commentary from Ethey, a transwoman from Masvingo, Zimbabwe. Narrating her experience during the Covid19 experience, her worries and hopes for the future.

Love and relationships

August 20th, 2019


Lets talk about love, dating and heartbreaks as a transperson or ally in Zimbabwe. Quite an interesting topic.

Being Trans in Zimbabwe

May 31st, 2019


Welcome to our first ever episode on the Purple Royale Podcast, a podcast that addresses issues and stories affecting Transgender lives in Zimbabwe. In this episode we are going back to the basics:

1. What does it mean …

Loading ...

Are you the creator of this podcast?

Verify your account

and pick the featured episodes for your show.

Listen to Purple Royale


A free podcast app for iPhone and Android

  • User-created playlists and collections
  • Download episodes while on WiFi to listen without using mobile data
  • Stream podcast episodes without waiting for a download
  • Queue episodes to create a personal continuous playlist
RadioPublic on iOS and Android
Or by RSS
RSS feed

Connect with listeners

Podcasters use the RadioPublic listener relationship platform to build lasting connections with fans

Yes, let's begin connecting
Browser window

Find new listeners

  • A dedicated website for your podcast
  • Web embed players designed to convert visitors to listeners in the RadioPublic apps for iPhone and Android
Clicking mouse cursor

Understand your audience

  • Capture listener activity with affinity scores
  • Measure your promotional campaigns and integrate with Google and Facebook analytics
Graph of increasing value

Engage your fanbase

  • Deliver timely Calls To Action, including email acquistion for your mailing list
  • Share exactly the right moment in an episode via text, email, and social media
Icon of cellphone with money

Make money

  • Tip and transfer funds directly to podcastsers
  • Earn money for qualified plays in the RadioPublic apps with Paid Listens