“Taiwan’s Ministry of Health and Welfare has decided to allow people to change their legal gender without transitioning.”
“On November 11, 2013, the ruling party’s cabinet in its last phase, granted official recognition to transgendered individuals commonly known as Hijras or members of the third gender.”
“Three months ago, about a 100 bike-riding homosexuals pedaled through Hanoi in what would come to be seen as the Vietnamese capital’s first ever gay pride parade.”
“I didn’t really come out as Chinese until 12 years after I came out as a gay man. Let’s put it this way, my ethnicity was suppressed in the same way as my sexuality, but it took me longer to recognise suppressed ethnicity.” – William Yang, Sydney based photographer.
“Years of forced living in a gender identity that wasn’t my own, began to immobilize me. In a society that understands only two genders and in a medical system that sees abnormality in everything outside of it, going on is eventually impossible.” – Satya is the founder & facilitator of the Indian Trans Group, Sampoorna
Part Two of a public service announcement from Malaysia
” ‘Chinese society is currently still largely unaware of the plight of transgendered people in China, who face stigma and discrimination on a daily basis,’ said a statement from event organizers Queer Comrades. ”