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3Novices:How life is tough for transgenders in conservative Malaysia, who face violence, religious and official bias, and abusive media

When Adam, a Chinese Malaysian, was seven years old he grappled with his masculine feelings, while family members pushed him to behave and dress like a girl, the gender he was born with. Not being able to talk to them about what he was experiencing was distressing.
When he reached puberty, Adam (not his real name) began menstruating and his breasts started to develop, exacerbating his mental health issues.
“I think that was the height of [gender] dysphoria for me. This was when I realised…
November 15, 2017 at 03:45PM http://ift.tt/2z3UR4w
#3Novices #News #OnlineMedia #China #LifeStyle 3Novices China

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