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Thilaga Sulathireh
Justice for trans sisters in Malaysia

in MALAYSIA, 20/01/2013

Gay Star News interviews Thilaga Sulathireh, a woman dedicated to helping trans women fight the law in Malaysia. The situation is bad for gay men and women in Malaysia, but it's really bad for transgender women who get constantly harassed by the police and their very existence is criminalized under sharia law.

Thilaga Sulathireh, one of the people behind Malaysia's banned sexualities rights festival Seksualiti Merdeka, decided to do something to help trans women. She co-founded Justice for Sisters in 2011, a legal fund for trans women standing up for their human rights against the authorities.

Find out more about Justice for Sisters here.  

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