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PAKISTAN

Male to Male relationships: Not Legal
Punishments for male to male relationships: Imprisonment of less than 10 years
Female to Female Relationships: Not Legal
Marriage and Substitutes for Marriage: No law
Adoption: No
Gay or lesbian able to serve in the armed forces: No

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Traveled to PAKISTAN? Did you feel comfortable being out while you were there?

The majority of people visiting this site have said I was very comfortable

I was very comfortable (66%) It was not an issue (0 %) I hid my sexual orientation while I was there (16%) I was discriminated against because of my sexual orientation (16%)

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Readers Experiences

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(user currently living in PAKISTAN) posted for transgender readers on 20/05/2013 +10
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Im A.A living in Faisalabad Pakistan . im a transsexual . i came to know my identity in the age of 24 that what im actually . Since my childhood i used to wear female clothes i always ditched on wearing female clothes n makeup . My brother n my parents were always against it but i don't know why i used to wear all that despite knowing that I'll get smaked. my attitude n my feelings were all like females ... i always preferred to play with my girl class mates n my boy class mates always used to tease me on that ... they used to call me by different name which made me ashamed like they called me Hijra (transgender) etc it made me let v down when they called me by such names in public . it made me depressed . they want to exploit me sexually . all these attitudes made me so hurting . i was trying to make me a masculine . because my mates had objection on my walking n talking styles . i used to do practice in speaking like mens n walking like mens but despite of my lot of hard work i couldn't made myself a man . i faced a lot of criticism . when i been little elder all humiliating behavior increased day by day . i tried suicide twice but i survived . all my issues are hurting me my female attitude my sexuality my gender identity . i went to a psychiatrist for help i asked him to make me a male he gave me male hormone therapy it created medical complications but couldn't change my attitude n sexuality . my studies were disturbed . then i know about my issues with the help of my friend that it called transsexuality . then i meet Dr in islamabad he is v v kind n expert in his profession he guided me in all ways . he did my psychological evaluation n suggest me sexual reassignment surgery . when my parents came to know that im going to have surgery they throw me away from their home . now im living in v bad conditions i just trying to complete my study to get a good job . i want to say all readers please think before treating us in such humiliating n inhumane way. and i would like to advise transsexuals please hide ur identity till u got completed ur studies .
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(user currently living in PAKISTAN) posted for transgender readers on 20/05/2013 +10
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Im A.A living in Faisalabad Pakistan . im a transsexual . i came to know my identity in the age of 24 that what im actually . Since my childhood i used to wear female clothes i always ditched on wearing female clothes n makeup . My brother n my parents were always against it but i don't know why i used to wear all that despite knowing that I'll get smaked. my attitude n my feelings were all like females ... i always preferred to play with my girl class mates n my boy class mates always used to tease me on that ... they used to call me by different name which made me ashamed like they called me Hijra (transgender) etc it made me let v down when they called me by such names in public . it made me depressed . they want to exploit me sexually . all these attitudes made me so hurting . i was trying to make me a masculine . because my mates had objection on my walking n talking styles . i used to do practice in speaking like mens n walking like mens but despite of my lot of hard work i couldn't made myself a man . i faced a lot of criticism . when i been little elder all humiliating behavior increased day by day . i tried suicide twice but i survived . all my issues are hurting me my female attitude my sexuality my gender identity . i went to a psychiatrist for help i asked him to make me a male he gave me male hormone therapy it created medical complications but couldn't change my attitude n sexuality . my studies were disturbed . then i know about my issues with the help of my friend that it called transsexuality . then i meet Dr in islamabad he is v v kind n expert in his profession he guided me in all ways . he did my psychological evaluation n suggest me sexual reassignment surgery . when my parents came to know that im going to have surgery they throw me away from their home . now im living in v bad conditions i just trying to complete my study to get a good job . i want to say all readers please think before treating us in such humiliating n inhumane way. and i would like to advise transsexuals please hide ur identity till u got completed ur studies .
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