Tanwarin Sukkhapisit, a party-list MP-elect from the Future Forward Party. Photo: Bangkok Post

Can Thailand’s transgender MP bring ‘equality’ to the male-dominated, military controlled parliament?

  • Before running for the progressive Future Forward party, Tanwarin Sukkhapisit was a celebrated director
  • Her low-budget but poignant films revealed the LGBT experience in Thailand’s hierarchical and patriarchal society
Topic |   Thai elections

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Tanwarin Sukkhapisit, a party-list MP-elect from the Future Forward Party. Photo: Bangkok Post
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Sneha Kale, a 28-year-old transgender woman who is running for office in Mumbai. Photo: Chandni Gajria

Amid the heat and dust of India’s elections, transgender woman Sneha Kale from Mumbai is making history

  • Sneha Kale is contesting one of the six parliamentary seats in Mumbai – the first transgender person to run in the city’s parliamentary elections
Topic |   India

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Sneha Kale, a 28-year-old transgender woman who is running for office in Mumbai. Photo: Chandni Gajria
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