December 17, 2021
Transgender Thais Lack Vital Legal Protections, Says Rights Group
By Sebastian Strangio
Compared to its neighbors, Thailand is relatively accepting of its transgender population. But there's still a long way to go.
June 24, 2021
Loud and Proud: Resisting Authoritarianism in the Philippines
By Rosanna Langara
The country's LGBTQ+ community has mobilized to oppose the Duterte administration's authoritarian turn.
May 24, 2021
Hong Kong’s Transgender Community Speaks Out Against Stigma
By Jessie Lau
A new survey sparks discussion on discrimination against transgender people.
July 02, 2020
COVID-19 Takes a Toll on Pakistan’s Transgender Community
By Ebad Ahmed
Transgender people in Pakistan were already marginalized. Now the pandemic is adding to their plight.
July 06, 2018
Japanese Universities Make Efforts to Be More LGBT Friendly
By Thisanka Siripala
Schools in Japan are taking steps to support equal access to education for LGBT students.
October 23, 2017
China's Complicated Approach to Transgender Rights
By Eugene K. Chow
There is increasing tolerance for transgender Chinese, but only for performers.
January 30, 2017
Defying Holy Orders: Afghanistan’s LGBT Community
By Ritu Mahendru and Maria de la Guardia
Kabul’s underground LGBT network faces daily discrimination, intimidation, and abuse, including from authorities.
November 01, 2016
An LGBTI Oasis? Discrimination in Thailand
By Ana Salvá
Thailand passed its first equality law in 2015, but still has a long way to go to protect the rights of the community.
August 12, 2016
India's 2016 Transgender Rights Bill: Progress or Just More Ignorance?
By Padmapriya Govindarajan
A new bill seeking to address the rights and protections of India's transgender community falls flat.
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