Search Results for Tag: LGBT
Make-up artist Solongo Batsukh competing in the Miss Universe Mongolia competition in Ulaanbaatar, the capital of Mongolia. Though she fell short of representing her country at the Miss Universe contest in Thailand on December 17, her participation shed another light onto a group living on the edges of a deeply patriarchical country with conservative views about sexual orientation.
Date28.12.2018 | 12:52
TagsAngela Ponce, Beauty queen, LGBT, Miss Universe, Mongolia, Solongo Batsukh, Transgender, women's rights
”Menstruation? … I don’t know.
Perhaps something happened during my teenage years.
I don’t know… Don’t know.”
These hesitant words are spoken by the first police constable in India to have undergone Genital Reconstruction Surgery. Once Lalita, he became Lalit Bhau Salve.
Date12.10.2018 | 12:30
TagsDiscrimination, gender, Gender discrimination, India, LGBT, LGBTQ, menstruation, Transgender, Vinamrata Chaturvedi
Marginalized groups in Malaysia have sought better treatment under the new government. But after two women were publicly caned on Monday for indulging in same-sex relations, hopes have been dashed for the LGBT community.
Date06.09.2018 | 14:35
Tagsanti-LGBT, caning, Indonesia, LGBT, Mahathir Mohamad, Malaysia, Pan-Malaysian Islamic Party, public caning, same-sex relations, Shariah
Homosexuality is a taboo in Bangladesh, a predominantly Muslim country. To foster awareness about the rights of homosexual people, the country’s largest gay rights group has launched a lesbian comic strip
Date31.08.2018 | 11:38
Irha Parishei is a transgender woman who is currently pursuing an engineering degree at NUST University. She has taken it upon herself to challenge the many ugly stereotypes about the transgender community. She works with Pakistan’s National Commission for Human Rights (NCHR) to raise awareness and has met various politicians. She shared some of her experiences and the challenges she faces in an interview with DW.
Date22.08.2018 | 13:50
Tagsdepression, Discrimination, EFF, Irha Parishei, LGBT, LGBT rights, NGO, Saima Hyder-Zaidi, trans-people, Transgender
Lawyer Siti Kasim has been striving to empower Malaysia’s marginalized and oppressed communities to speak up for themselves. Vociferous, unapologetic, doesn’t suffer fools gladly: that about sums up Siti Zabedah Kasim.
Date15.03.2017 | 17:48
TagsBrenda Haas, Human rights, LGBT, Malaysia, marginalized, muslim, Orang Asli, Siti Kasim, Siti Zabedah Kasim, women's rights
With their bald heads and outrageous outfits, Berlin-based duo Eva & Adele are a rather striking couple on the art scene. They dress and make up identically, in the process deconstructing gender roles. They’ve now been honored with an exhibition in Paris.
Date20.12.2016 | 13:55