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Pham Le Quynh Tram
Decision to recognize man as woman could be revoked

in VIET NAM, 28/01/2013

A decision to legally recognize a transgender as a woman three years ago might be revoked by authorities in the southern province of Binh Phuoc because of its “illegality”. The provincial authorities have also proposed disciplinary action against the officials who approved this decision.

Nguyen Van Hoi, chairman of Binh Phuoc People’s Committee, officially asked the justice department to act as a counselor in revoking two decisions issued by the People’s Committee of Chon Thanh district in 2009 and 2011 to allow Pham Van Hiep to re-define his sex from male to female and to change his name to Pham Le Quynh Tram. Read the full story

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