12th November 2013
Bangladesh: Third gender hijra to be recognised in official documents 3
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.