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Thailand: Trans woman becomes the first to win elections to public office

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  1. Congratulations to her. I hope she (and others) use her power to influence change for the better wrt LGBT rights.

  2. “Thailand: Trans woman becomes the first to win elections to public office”

    I’m sure we’ll see that odious cow (aka Lumi Bast) come in and give us all a lesson on why we should not to support “immoral” and “wrong” people like Yonlada Suanyos.

    Well, f..k Lumi Bast and people like her, I give me congrats to Ms Suanyos! What an achievement for her.

    1. Katie Murphy - ex cath family 4 Jun 2012, 9:48am

      Dotn know your cow, but we have our own. Maggie Gallagher – she is a cow in size, and she supports traditional marriage by having not one but 2 illegitimate kids

      She’s got diabetes as well. Anyone got a big donut made out of mostly sugar?

      Speed up this catholic (female dog)s trip to hell.

      1. Katie Murphy - ex cath family 4 Jun 2012, 9:49am

        Ohyes – forgot – when the truth about her kiddies was widely disseminated she almost disappeared.

        probably just writing more bigotry and nonsense for the Pope who unexcommunciated a holocaust denier

  3. steffi lee 31 May 2012, 7:30am

    She defeated 2 “other” male candidates?

    1. Yea that says a lot >.>

      She isnt male. Even in the lgbT society theres still a lot of segregation.

      I first saw her on skys ” ladyboys ” show. A horris name to be honest. They document what it like for them and how they cope and tr social acceptance they receive. She runs or ran a charity to help fund surgery for trans women who otherwise would be stuck as the wrong gender as they could never afford reassignment. I think her organisation was able to help 3 a year.

      She was very intelliget and well educated. I can see why she would be very popular politician. What the show clearly showed and pretty unbiased for a murdoch program is the general acceptance they rightly receive. Opposition is very low. Some are not comfortable but they dont like to make an issue and draw attention.

      I wish her all the best in her new role in public office.

    2. Yeah, I spotted that too. Very careless description by PN, but I think it was supposed to mean “two other candidates, both of which were male”

      1. Sorry about the repetition, Will – your comment didn’t come up for me until after I posted mine!

        1. Not at all! Just means more of us spotted it :)

    3. I think this was just poor sub-editing – I think Edmund meant:

      She defeated two other candidates, both male.

      But it was very unfortunate and should be corrected asap..

  4. Well done to her! :) But blimey, for someone who’s 30 she’s done a hell of a lot with her life!

  5. Good News she won a seat :D. Yolanda was in a documentary a few weeks ago on sky living about the transgender community in Thailand. She seemed to really care about fighting for LGBT rights. I think Yolanda will do a good job. Well done :D

  6. She appeared in Sky Living’s Ladyboys documentary. She is really cool and has done a lot for her community.

  7. Wow, she is such a doll !! I would love to look like her !

  8. Such a beautiful, smart and talented woman. Congratulations to her.

  9. Bravo that lady! A wonderfully deserving woman for such a historic achievement.
    More power to her elbow!

  10. Katie Murphy - ex cath family 4 Jun 2012, 9:45am

    And despite this, IMHO trans people about 10 years behind gay people re equality.

    At least in my country, the United states of AmeriKKKa

    just in case the KKK – Ku Klux Klan gave America segregation and now hates gay people also

    they are evangelical xtians for the most part – evangelizing hatred in the name of God.

    Maybe we should subject these people to full Leviticus treatment………

    that would solve our problem with them but good

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