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El lado oscuro del oasis transexual de Asia

Tailandia es considerada la meca de la comunidad LGTBi y del turismo gay de la región, pero la discriminación persiste para sus habitantes Cuando Pet llegó a Bangkok nunca imaginó que perdería su trabajo debido a su identidad. “[En la escuela] me dijeron: Señorita Pet, lo sentimos mucho, no sabíamos que es transexual…”, recuerda visiblemente…

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Kaona Saowakun: Transgender Human Rights Defender From Thailand

Kaona Saowakun talks to ISHR about his work advocating for, and the challenges faced by, trans-gender people. Kaona is a human rights defender from Thailand working on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) issues. He started his work as a human rights defender in 2012 as a volunteer for Anjaree Foundation. In 2013, he became co-chair…

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A Tricky Transition

Two female-to-male transsexuals open up about the difficulties they have faced with their sexuality, families, and winning acceptance Born a girl, today Parit Chomchuen, right, and Kritipat Chotidhanitsakul are content living the life of a transman. Shunned by loved ones and looked on as fake men by outsiders, they often fall prey to emotional and…

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