The LGBT community in Brunei is fearing for their lives and leaving the tiny oil-rich country.
Pathologising LGBT is discriminatory and has a profound, negative impact on the community.
Nisha Ayub says governments should recognise the gender with which people identify in their travel documents.
Ultimately public health policies must be rooted in evidence and science and not on religious and ideological beliefs.
Denise Ho, who is openly gay, says officials told promoter her application to perform was rejected because she campaigns for gay rights.
Organisation says discussions with FT mufti included interpretation of the Quran and Hadith to create awareness among people on transgender issues.
The military cannot be burdened with the tremendous medical costs and disruption that transgenders in the military would entail, the US president says.
Transgender Nisha Ayub says it may take a long time for family members to accept her as she is now.
It says transgender people are at substantially high risk of assault or self-harm in the Malaysian prison environment.
Suaram Executive Director Sevan Doraisamy cautions that there should be a transgender representative in the committee to ensure its success.
Safiey strayed from Islamic teachings but he received enlightenment and returned to being a man who believes in religion, says minister.
Tegas peguam itu, dia tidak takut kepada badan-badan agama, tetapi hanya takut kepada "Tuhan dan hantu".