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Miss Spain breaking barriers as first transgender Miss Universe hopeful

Miss Spain's Angela Ponce is blazing a trail as the first transgender contestant in Miss Universe's 66-year history.

When an unhappy man becomes an ecstatic woman

After 50 years of living a lie, a French man decided to become who she truly was. And she’s not looking back.

Activists call for movement on transgender rights law in Vietnam

As more than 1,000 Vietnamese joined Hanoi's Gay Pride parade Sunday to support the LGBT community, activists called on the government to make a long-tabled transgender rights law a reality.
November 12, 2018 | 08:20 am GMT+7

Saigon woman gets back with gender bender husband

30 years after separating following his decision to become a woman, they are again living together.
October 11, 2018 | 12:00 pm GMT+7

Award-winning documentary about Vietnamese transgender woman to screen in Vietnam

Finding Phong tells the compelling story of Vietnamese girl born as a boy trying to find herself through biological transformation.
September 30, 2018 | 10:28 am GMT+7

LGBT groups banned from organizing around the world, says report

Just 56 percent of the world’s countries allow LGBT groups to organize without the threat of arrest or state harassment.
August 07, 2018 | 04:24 pm GMT+7

Singapore couple challenge annulment of marriage after sex change

Singapore is a modern and vibrant society in many ways but attitudes towards homosexuality are still conservative.
April 02, 2018 | 04:45 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese singer crowned international transgender beauty queen

‘I will fight for equality for transgender people. We all want to be treated like everyone else.’
March 10, 2018 | 10:48 am GMT+7

We still portray transgender people as flirty and bitchy in films. Time for a retake

It takes bravery to build a main transgender character on screen, but the stereotypes linger.
March 05, 2018 | 03:24 pm GMT+7

Transgender candidates rack up wins in first US elections of Trump presidency

'Ten years ago you wouldn't even have a transgender candidate.'
November 09, 2017 | 08:52 am GMT+7

Couple in Nepal's 'first transgender marriage' finds acceptance

 She feared that her in-laws would not welcome her - a transgender woman.
October 09, 2017 | 03:34 pm GMT+7

Gender is new battleground in culture wars

Gender fluidity has become a hot-button issue in the culture wars. 
October 06, 2017 | 10:38 am GMT+7

Transitioning: joys and challenges for trans people

Clemence Zamora-Cruz was just six years old when she realized she wanted to change her gender.
October 05, 2017 | 02:05 pm GMT+7

Trump to ban transgender U.S. military personnel, reversing Obama

Transgender service members already number about 2,500 active-duty personnel, with about 1,500 more in the military reserves in the U.S.
July 27, 2017 | 09:35 am GMT+7

Pakistan issues landmark transgender passport; fight for rights goes on

Trans people in Pakistan are marginalized, face discrimination when it comes to health, education and jobs, and often face violence and stigma.
June 29, 2017 | 08:03 am GMT+7
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