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18 May 2014 :: 08:05:05 am 86120

Thai Lady Boys Ask For Justice on Transsexual Rights

Many Thai lady boys had made a statement on IDAHOT day to ask the Thai government to change the law on certain points to give them equal rights.
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BANGKOK – May 16, 2014 [Pattaya Daily News];- at 15.00 The Thai lady boy network, Ranath Karnjana Aksorn amfAR foundation and Foundation for SOGI Rights and Justice had discussed the topic “International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia–IDAHOT” at Bangkok Art & Culture Centre. There were Poy-Treechada- miss tiffany’s universe- , Serena Thai- lady boy supermodel-, Jimmy-Krittipat Chotthanitsakul- head of gay network- and lots of lady boys and transsexuals attended the exhibition.

The Thai lady boy network, transsexual group and those involved had made a statement on IDAHOT day that the UN and international now realize and focus on transsexual rights as it can be seen in the address of United Nations Secretary-General and international leaders. Therefore the Thai government needs to recognise the transsexual rights and make it a national agenda and promote it internationally . The 3 main requests that they asked for are as follows.

1. Thai government need to legislate Legal Gender Recognition for transsexuals in Thailand so that they can live a life as an individual. Also the government need to encourage and provide legal rights for them.

2.The Thai government need to encourage sufficient and friendly medical services for transsexuals.

3. The Thai government need to change the law so that there aren’t any double standards between transsexuals and straight people.

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