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  1. 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. ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Sex-change surgery requirements for transsexuals constitute torture

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 05:18pm by SAM WINTER

    ... Sam Winter Sam Winter says the marriage bill, as it stands, should be scrapped, not just postponed for debate Surgery requirements for transsexual gender recognition constitute torture ... at the next legislative session. It is not clear that, when the votes are cast, it will be rejected. Hong Kong could soon enact legislation requiring that transsexual persons wanting to marry ...

  3. 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 ... she should be treated as a person of her chosen sex. The court said that the meaning of "woman" and "female" included "post-operative male-to-female transsexual ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Time for a hand in marriage

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 06:10am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... people stand up for other people's rights. How can some people campaign to remove from others the rights that they themselves enjoy?" From July 17 in Hong Kong, transsexual people who ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Change for better, or worse? Clearing up confusion over marriage bill rights

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 02:27pm by YORK CHOW

    ... York Chow York Chow says transsexuals' right to marry should not be made conditional on surgery Change for better, or worse? Clearing up the confusion over marriage bill On July 9, ... that transsexuals have the right to marry in their affirmed gender, after having completed sex reassignment surgery. In the ensuing months, there has been extensive and divisive debate on the bill, which ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - A GOOD WEEK FOR ...

    A Good Week for..., July 20, 2014

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 04:13am by STAFF

    ... a bigger role in the world financial system- to the detriment of the US-dominated World Bank and IMF.   Transgender people Transsexual people who have undergone a full sex-change operation are now ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Marriage bill surgery requirement for transsexuals cruel and degrading

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 08:02pm by SAM WINTER

    ... Sam Winter Sam Winter says the bill to enshrine surgery requirements for transsexuals into the marriage law is cruel, ignores international authorities and runs counter to developments ... to allow transsexual people who have undergone "full sex reassignment surgery" (removal of sex glands and genitals, and construction of new genitals) to be recognised, for the purpose ...

  8. Comment - Letters

    Transsexuals should not get new ID card until after surgery

    Posted May 10th 2014, 04:24am by LETTERS

    ... Transsexuals should not get new ID card until after surgery As a medical doctor, I am perturbed by the recent controversy on the Marriage (Amendment) Bill and transsexualism. I think that many people are bewildered by the different terms involved. Gender identity disorder, also known as transsexualism, is a distinct clinical entity and should be distinguished from intersex ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - RIGHTS

    Transgender man plans to challenge proposed law on marriage rights

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 05:43am by Christy Choi

    ... other transgenders or transsexuals who have not received [a sex-change operation] may also qualify to marry in their preferred sex". The bureau said that after the bill passed, a working ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH MATTERS

    Sex change surgery: an effective solution to an unusual mental condition

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 04:48am by DR YUEN WAI-CHEUNG

    ... Yuen Wai-cheung Sex reassignment surgery offers transsexuals a way to accept their bodies; it is not undertaken lightly, but is the last step in a long journey Sex changes offer solution ... than 20 years of experience in dealing with transsexual patients, I can offer an insight into the kinds of people they are and what their pre-surgery journey involves. First of all, ...




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