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New rights for trans people in Pakistan

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  1. Stuart Grout 31 Dec 2009, 10:58am

    A pleasant surprise to find a country adopting an approach to trans people without trying to force them into either male/female categories.

    For others like me who had never heard of the term Hijra before you might want to look at the Hijra wikipedia article

  2. Simon Murphy 31 Dec 2009, 12:32pm

    Of course homosexuality remains a crime in Pakistan.

    Good that the law relating to hjiras is changing. But Pakistan is hardly advanced when it comes to LGBT rights.

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