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Nation 25 Sep 2014 | 11:22 AM

Transgender people under threat, says report

PETALING JAYA: Following an arrest in 2011, Victoria, a transgender women from Negri Sembilan was humiliated by religious department officials who sexually assaulted her.

AseanPlus News 26 Jul 2017 | 12:00 AM

Transgender boxer changing the game

BANGKOK: Clad in a pink tank top and shorts, her face made up with rouge and red lipstick, transgender Muay Thai fighter Nong Rose Baan Charoensuk is a formidable opponent.

AseanPlus News 21 Feb 2016 | 12:00 AM

Hard-liners visit transgender Islamic school

Jakarta: Dozens of Islamic Jihad Front (FJI) members visited the Al Fatah Islamic boarding school for transgender students in Sayangan hamlet, Kotagede district, Yogyakarta, with the school pledging not to bow to acts of intimidation.

Nation 26 Sep 2014 | 12:00 AM

Transgender activist recounts abuse in prison

KUALA LUMPUR: It happened 14 years ago but transgender activist Nisha Ayub remembers vividly how she was caught for cross-dressing in Malacca.

Nation 03 Jan 2019 | 12:00 AM

Transgender dies after phone row

KLANG: A transgender woman has died from injuries sustained after allegedly falling from a moving vehicle during an argument over a stolen handphone.

World 06 Aug 2017 | 4:43 AM

Nepali couple registers 'first transgender marriage'

Kathmandu (AFP) - A Nepali transgender woman and a man registered their marriage, a first in the country, the couple said Saturday, despite an absence of laws legalising same-sex or transgender unions.

Nation 12 Jul 2013 | 6:35 PM

Transgender political sec of Tanjung Bungah rep hopes for equal treatment

GEORGE TOWN: The newly-appointed political secretary of Tanjung Bungah assemblyman Teh Yee Cheu hopes that her appointment to such a post would pave the way of equal treatment for the transgender community.

AseanPlus News 10 Nov 2014 | 9:37 PM

Transgender Bangladeshis hold first-ever pride march

DHAKA, Nov 10, 2014 (AFP) - At least 1,000 transgender Bangladeshis staged the conservative mainly Muslim country's first ever pride march on Monday to mark one year since the government recognised them as a third gender.

AseanPlus News 02 Dec 2018 | 12:00 AM

Olympics rights body to weigh transgender issues

TOKYO: The International Olympic Committee said it was setting up a rights committee chaired by a prominent former UN commissioner to advise it on issues including transgender athletes.

AseanPlus News 12 Mar 2017 | 12:00 AM

Thailand transgender wins pageant

PATTAYA: Thai contestant Jirat­cha­ya Sirimongkolnawin was crown­ed Miss International Queen 2016 at a contest billed as the world’s largest and most popular transgender pa­­geant.