Fighting Transgender Discrimination - Thailand *RERUN
Thailand has a reputation as a haven for transgender people. But the reality is that many continue to experience discrimination, forcing them to hide their sexual identities. Determined to change this situation, transgender people are taking action. Making use of the Gender Equality Act of 2015, they are winning access to jobs previously closed to them, along with the right to wear clothes that match their sexual identity. In this episode, we hear from transgender people standing up to discrimination in a changing society.
Transgender people have little trouble finding work in retail and entertainment, but they continue to face discrimination in other sectors
School teacher Ukrit is facing dismissal after choosing to dress as a woman in the classroom
University student Jirapat was ridiculed by an assistant professor for her gender identity