Tag: Transgender

First transgender toilet in Kerala

Kerala gets first transgender toilet in government college

After Mysore and Bhopal, Kerala becomes the third Indian city to have a separate toilet for the transgender community. A Kerala Government college has constructed an exclusive toilet for third gender community to push to transgender rights. Toilets have always been a flashpoint for transgender rights. Earlier, the Central government[Read More…]

Transgenders not allowed to cast vote in Pakistan

Transgenders not allowed to cast vote in Pakistan

For the first time in Pakistan’s political history, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) gave the duty of observers during polling to members of the transgender community. However, on Wednesday in Lahore they were not allowed to vote and in Peshawar they were barred from entering polling stations. There are[Read More…]

Malaysia defends contest on how to ‘prevent’ homosexuality

On Saturday, Malaysia’s health ministry kept its decision to host a contest on how to “prevent” homosexuality and transgenderism by saying that the competition was directed at assisting teens to make better health decisions. Activists had criticised this competition by saying that it could evoke hatred and violence against lesbian,[Read More…]

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