As activist Khartini Slamah notes, clerics often demand that they change back to their 'true selves' first.
Former reality TV star Laxmi Narayan Tripathi has become an unlikely icon at the Kumbh Mela.
SPECIAL REPORT | How the state stands in the way of trans people seeking to change genders on their ICs.
SPECIAL REPORT | For many transgender people in M'sia, having their IC gender marker changed remains an elusive goal.
However, activist Nisha Ayub calls for the gov't to establish laws to protect the community.
The Thomson Reuters Foundation poll surveyed 1,000 women across five continents.
Khairudin hopes the issue of toilets for transgender people would be resolved soon.
From Malaysia to Oklahoma, the fight over changing rooms, restrooms and public spaces segregated by gender has sparked confrontation.
COMMENT | ‘Frankly, nobody should have to worry about something so basic as answering the call of nature.’
Christine Hallquist is the first openly transgender candidate to win a major state-level US party nomination.
UPDATED 2.41PM | The Kinabatangan MP expresses fear men will pretend to be transsexual in order to access women's restrooms.
UPDATED 12.09PM | Instead, his remarks during a press conference was a spontaneous response to a question posed, says minister.
We have to accept the reality that transgender people exist, says the religious affairs minister.
Five transgender candidates failed to win office while trans observers and voters were blocked from polling stations, observers say.
SPECIAL REPORT | Sexual minorities describe themselves as pawns on the political chessboard.
SPECIAL REPORT | For M'sia's transgender community, showing ICs at polling stations is a difficult risk to take.
COMMENT | Many reports focus heavily on gender identity despite its irrelevance to actual events reported.
T'ganu exco says this is to help them return to the "right path".
This is to guide them to the 'right path', says state exco.
LETTER | On the Transgender Day of Remembrance, we continue to seek an end to violence against trans and gender diverse people.
We must champion equality and fairness for all Malaysians.
The video shows two deejays vomiting after encountering an implied transgender character.
'The military must be focused on victory and not burdened by medical costs and disruptions that transgenders will cause to the force.'
UPDATED 12.12pm | It reminds Jawi that Siti Kasim was representing those at the transgender event raid.
The decision was made by Justice Faizah Jamaludin in chambers, says lawyer.
Some transgenders contemplate suicide to avoid conscription, says report.
The Malaysian transgender community and its allies are appalled and disappointed by the decision of the Court of Appeal on Jan 5, 2017 to retract the High Court order to the National Registration Department (NRD) to change the name, gender marker and last digit of the identification card number of a trans man in his National Registration Identity Card (NRIC).