1 Aug 2019

Transgender activists in Thailand propose law to protect their rights

They wish to be recognised as the correct gender after they undergo surgery.

Transgender activists in Thailand last week proposed a new law to guarantee their rights and presented a proposal to the parliament speaker. The activists, who plan to get 10,000 signatures in support of the law, ask to be recognised as the correct gender following gender affirmation surgery. The proposed law covers their name and title, marriage rights, military conscription and being treated as their gender in correctional facilities. The Transsexual Association of Thailand and The Life Inspired for Transsexuals Foundation are leading the campaign.

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