A cardboard cutout of then US president Barack Obama provides a photo op for participants at Pink Dot, a lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender/transsexual and intersex (LGBTI) carnival in West Kowloon, last September 25. Pink Dot is a free carnival for friends, family and colleagues of the LGBTI community that celebrates inclusivity and diversity. Photo: AFP

Transgender prisoners in Hong Kong deserve respect and support, in keeping with their social identity

Grenville Cross says prison management reforms in the UK and Thailand show how criminal justice systems are tuning into gender nuances, examples that Hong Kong’s impressive correctional services could follow

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A cardboard cutout of then US president Barack Obama provides a photo op for participants at Pink Dot, a lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender/transsexual and intersex (LGBTI) carnival in West Kowloon, last September 25. Pink Dot is a free carnival for friends, family and colleagues of the LGBTI community that celebrates inclusivity and diversity. Photo: AFP
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