Bangladesh elects first Transgender Councilor

Winning by 4,000 votes, Pinki Khatun is the first elected transgender Councilor in Kotchandpur in Khulna, Bangladesh. This is a promising step to equality for all in the country, since social and legal discrimination towards the LGBTQ community still runs rampant.

Pinki Khatun vows to work for Women Empowerment and fight for equal rights for the transgender community.

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