State Department Official Highlights Progress On Transgender Rights In South Asia

Writing in the U.S. Department of State’s “DipNote” blog, Richard Hoagland, principal deputy assistant secretary of State for the Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs, discusses the “progress for the human rights of transgender persons throughout the South Asia region. … As people around the world prepare to celebrate International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia on May 17, we will continue to look with hope to the region for examples of progress on this issue” (5/8).