Bangladesh: Third gender hijra groups hold country's first ever Pride march

Published: November 10, 2014

Aaron Day
Original Article:

Last November, in a landmark decision, the government in Bangladesh approved a proposal of the social welfare ministry to identify “Hijra” as a third possible gender identity.

Hijra, often subsumed under the trans umbrella in the West, is a South Asian feminine gender identity. It is sometimes – but not always – adopted by intersex people.

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