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Hezreen Shaik Daud
Transgender political sec of Tanjung Bungah rep hopes for equal treatment

in MALAYSIA, 13/07/2013

The newly-appointed political secretary of Tanjung Bungah assemblyman Teh Yee Cheu hopes that her appointment to such a post would pave the way of equal treatment for the transgender community.

Hezreen, formerly employed as a project officer with the Penang Family Health Development Association, said certain companies had refused to employ her as they were worried that she would not be able to fit in to the working place, which has male employees.

“I am asking to just please give me a chance and I will try my best at work.

“We need the acceptance as we are also human. We want to be treated the same as the others.

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