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Transgender councillor elected in Bangladesh first

DHAKA: A transgender candidate has been elected as councillor for a rural Bangladeshi town, the first in the ultra-conservative Muslim-majority nation where laws still discriminate against sexual minorities. Pinki Khatun was elected as vice chair of a town council in the country’s west on Monday after beating her nearest rival ...

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