Hanoi’s LGBTI community gathers in November 2015 to celebrate a law passed by the Vietnamese government enshrining rights for transgender people. Photo: AFP

LGBT rights: Vietnam recognises transgender people, but there’s a flaw in its law

  • In 2015, the country enacted a widely celebrated law enshrining rights for transgender people, making it one of Asia’s most progressive countries
  • But the bill to enforce that law has still not been passed, continuing the legal and medical confusion as well as discrimination faced by the community
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Hanoi’s LGBTI community gathers in November 2015 to celebrate a law passed by the Vietnamese government enshrining rights for transgender people. Photo: AFP
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