Nisha Ayub & Justice For Sisters (Malaysia)

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A group of transgender women in Malaysia has filed a ground-breaking court case challenging a local law that prohibits them from expressing their gender identity.

Sharia law in the state of Negeri Sembilan “prohibits any male person who, in any public place, wears a woman’s attire or poses as a woman”.

Malaysian transgender women take their fight to court – Australia Network News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

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