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Malaysian Attorney Siti kassim sues after Jawi invasion of Transgender dinner

Malaysian Attorney Siti kassim sues after Jawi invasion of Transgender dinner

Siti kassim flips off those who wouldn’t let her speak at a discussion of the proposed Shariah Bill. The hecklers said afterwards that they objected to the Muslim woman’s attire. kassim responded saying had she known that she would have ‘dressed to the nines.’ Siti kassim was one of two kidnapped by islamists during a dinner she […]

My life Journey: Yemen, Malaysia and New Zealand!

My life Journey: Yemen, Malaysia and New Zealand!

  My life journey began because I was facing a lot of difficulties trying to start my transition in my country, Yemen. It is difficult to even dream of doing, knowing you will lose your life because of the Islamic extremist groups that emerged. As a result, this creates an unsuitable and unsafe environment for […]

Start Fighting For Transgender Rights

Start Fighting For Transgender Rights

This has been an amazing week for the LGB community. The Supreme Court of the United States of America has made same-sex marriage a constitutional right across all 50 states, ushering in celebrations across the US and even across the globe. It’s been a historic moment for Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual people, and I don’t […]

Malaysian Transgender : Let Suryani Live as a Woman

Malaysian Transgender : Let Suryani Live as a Woman

The story of Suryani, a Malaysian Transwoman, is starting to get attention as she have been denied asylum by the Danish authorities just because of her Gender Identity. Suryani has fled from Malaysia to seek protection and hoped to live a free life and be herself. Suryani could not cope living in Malaysia where Transgender […]

Malaysian federal court allows Islamic case against transgender people to go forward

Malaysian federal court allows Islamic case against transgender people to go forward

June 8th 2014 sixteen Malaysian transgender woman were arrested under sharia law which “bans any male person who, in any public place, wears a woman’s attire or poses as a woman.” The arrest of woman focused the world’s attention to the country’s anti transgender sharia law which is enforced in some of the states independently of […]

Malaysia: Ministry stops funding a critical NGO that assists transgender people

Malaysia: Ministry stops funding a critical NGO that assists transgender people

The Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development has recently given a Non-Profit Government Organization known as PBKS (Social Assistance and Services Centre) a notice that they will no longer fund them starting in January 2015. PBKS has been assisting transgender individual, along with sex workers, HIV positive individual, homeless people and poor people. They […]

Malaysian Trans : Court Victory for Trans* Rights

Malaysian Trans : Court Victory for Trans* Rights

It is a blissful historical day for the Transgender Community of Malaysia as they celebrated the winning on the appeal against “cross-dressing” rulings, or known as the Section 66 where the ruling against male cross-dressing as female were executed onto Transwomen, which is now is void. The on going argument with 2 different courts that […]

Malaysia Transgenders : Discriminated, humiliated, abused are only a few of them.

Malaysia Transgenders : Discriminated, humiliated, abused are only a few of them.

MALAYSIA: No longer a moderate country: Transgender people are under THREAT. Stripped down, sexually harassed, force on for sex, and getting beaten up. These are just a few of what Malaysian Transwomen and Transmen gone through. The threat that has been given to trans individuals ares seemingly unfair and unjust. On Thursday, The Human Rights […]