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  1. News - World - SOCIETY

    US Navy SEAL in bin Laden raid unit becomes transgender 'Warrior Princess'

    Posted Jun 07th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington US soldier from unit that killed Bin Laden tells of turmoil that led to new transgender identity Navy SEAL Chris becomes 'Warrior Princess' Kristin A decorated former US Navy SEAL is now living life as a woman after having hormone therapy and has revealed her transgender identity in a new memoir titled Warrior Princess. Kristin Beck ...

  2. News - Asia - MALAYSIA

    Legal ruling offers hope for transgenders in Malaysia

    Posted Nov 10th 2014, 10:27pm by Amy Chew

    ... Amy Chew in Kuala Lumpur Life is hard for Malaysian cross-dressers, but attitudes may be changing Legal ruling offers hope for transgenders Malaysian transgender woman Nisha Ayub was just ... but far from exceptional, with Human Rights Watch describing Malaysia's treatment of transgender people as among the "worst in the world". But now, a landmark legal ruling against ...

  3. News - Asia - LGBT RIGHTS

    Transgenders win historic court case against Malaysian state's 'inhumane' cross-dressing ban

    Posted Nov 07th 2014, 01:13pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Putrajaya Court of Appeals rules that the law banning men from dressing up as women is unconstitutional Three Malaysian transgender women on Friday won ... of transgender people throughout Malaysia. “It’s quite historic. This will be a precedent. This court binds all other high courts,” Paiva said. A Negri Sembilan state legal adviser declined comment ...

  4. News - Asia

    Venezuelan wins transgender beauty pageant in Thailand

    Posted Nov 09th 2014, 06:59am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Pattaya Transgender Venezuelan wins crown A 22-year-old Venezuelan was crowned "Miss International Queen" on Friday at a beauty contest that promotes the rights of transsexuals and transvestites. Isabella Santiago beat 21 contestants from 18 countries to win the title and prize money of US$12,500 at a glittering pageant in the Thai resort town of Pattaya. ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - HUMAN RIGHTS

    Transgender marriage law vetoed by Legco

    Posted Oct 23rd 2014, 04:48am by Tony Cheung, Phila Siu

    ... Tony Cheung and Phila Siu Voting down of revisions to allow transgender marriage in line with court ruling sees security minister accused of failing to lobby for them Changes to marriage law vetoed by Legco The security minister came under fire from lawmakers yesterday for failing to lobby enough support before trying to push through law revisions in favour of transgender ...

  6. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    China's outspoken transgender queen of modern dance talks about her tough road to the top

    Posted Oct 21st 2014, 10:41am by Kathy Gao

    ... Jin says. Such outspokenness is typical of Jin, whose biting wit and remarkable life story as a transgender performer, businesswoman and parent have made her a cultural icon. She blames her ...

  7. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    US soldier suspected after death of transgender person in the Philippines

    Posted Oct 14th 2014, 04:32am by AP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila US serviceman suspected over transgender's death Philippine authorities are investigating whether a US serviceman took part in the killing of a transgender person after the two nations held joint military exercises. The US embassy in Manila confirmed an American serviceman was "identified as a possible suspect" in Sunday's ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - CIVIL RIGHTS

    Transgenders 'should not have to undergo sex change before getting married in Hong Kong'

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 12:07pm

    ... Joanna Chiu joanna.chiu@scmp.com Anger at proposed bill that would make legal recognition dependent on full sex-change surgery A draft law which would force transgender people to undergo ... into law the government policy of recognising transgender people only after the removal of their genitals and construction of new ones. But activists say not all transgender people want to or can ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - MARRIAGE

    Legco accused of stalling on transgender right-to-marry bill

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 04:15am by Christy Choi

    ... 'stalling' on transgender issue: lawyer A controversial bill to allow transgender people to marry in their chosen sex will not be passed before the Legislative Council's summer recess begins ... Vidler, who represented W, a transgender woman who challenged the government's stance that she could not marry because she had been born a man. He said: "The CFA [Court of Final Appeal] ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - LAW

    Wedding bells ring for transgender people

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 04:23am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com Those who have had sex-change surgery can marry in their chosen sex from today Wedding bells ring for transgender people Transsexual people who have ... on Tuesday and will have to wait until after the summer recess. One transgender rights advocate said yesterday that the delay might be positive as the bill had "lots of holes ...




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