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Landmark #5: Transgender Rights

Vizla Kumaresan, Psychologist | Aston Paiva, Lawyer

04-Dec-14 15:00

Landmark #5: Transgender Rights

In a landmark decision last month, the Court of Appeal ruled that a Syariah law in Negeri Sembilan which criminalises any man who dresses as a woman unconstitutional. We speak to psychologist Vizla Kumaresan, about the role gender identity disorder played in the ruling, and Aston Paiva, a lawyer who represented the three hairdressers who brought the case, about how this decision will impact the transgender community going forward.

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