14th September 2014
India: Government objects to Supreme Court ruling creating legal third gender 2
1:12 PM — The Indian government has filed an objection to a court ruling legally recognising a third gender.
21st April 2014
India: Supreme Court urged to consider review of anti-gay law after third gender ruling 2
3:31 PM — A law that re-criminalised homosexuality in India could be heading back to the country's Supreme Court, after a separate ruling in favour of trans people.
12th November 2013
Bangladesh: Third gender hijra to be recognised in official documents 4
4:29 PM — In a landmark decision, the government in Bangladesh has approved a proposal of the social welfare ministry to identify “Hijra” as a third possible gender identity.
26th February 2013
Pakistan: First trans woman in general election says the community is ‘more than dancers and beggars’ 3
12:13 PM — A trans woman running for office in Pakistan's upcoming general election has spoken out about the roles LGBT minorities are expected to play in the country.
27th April 2011
Pakistan allows trans men and women their own gender category 30
12:39 PM — A landmark decision has been taken in Pakistan to allow trans people their own gender category on selected official documents.