Lost in transition: transpeople, transprejudice and pathology in Asia

  title={Lost in transition: transpeople, transprejudice and pathology in Asia},
  author={Sam Winter},
  journal={The International Journal of Human Rights},
  pages={365 - 390}
  • S. Winter
  • Published 1 June 2009
  • Sociology
  • The International Journal of Human Rights
Asia (particularly South and Southeast) is home to large numbers of transpeople: persons who are gender identity variant in that they present and identify in a gender other than that matching the gender assigned to them at birth. Many make a gender category transition early in life. Access to competent and transfriendly medical support services within the established health system is often difficult, and alternatives are risky. Regardless of physical transition, transpeople are often denied… 


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