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Posts Tagged ‘Myanmar LGBT Rights Network’ (3 found)

Statement on the Discussion on LGBTs in Mandalay During the 13thMandalay Region Parliamentary Session

Myanmar LGBT Rights Network seriously condemns the Mandalay Region Parliamentary discussion on cracking down on transgender women and gay people in their 13th Parliamentary session on August, 2015, as it can cause more arbitrary arrests of transgender women and gay people in Mandalay […]

August 28, 2015  •  By Myanmar LGBT Rights Network  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Myanmar LGBT Rights Network Joins Daw Aung San Suu Kyi in Calling for the Decriminalization of Homosexuality in Myanmar

Myanmar LGBT Rights Network warmly welcomes Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s recent comments calling for the decriminalization of homosexuality in Myanmar. This would be a significant step towards respecting the human rights of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) community and ending deeply engrained homophobic social attitudes and discrimination against LGBT
people in Myanmar […]

November 22, 2013  •  By Myanmar LGBT Rights Network  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Statement on Abuse Perpetrated Against LGBT in Mandalay

On the nights of 6 and 7 July 2013, twelve gay and transgender people were arrested along the east and southeast areas of the Mandalay moat and subjected to verbal, physical, and sexual abuse by police officials while being detained. Burma’s LGBT Rights Network strongly condemns these actions toward members of the LGBT community as unlawful, inequitable, and bigoted. They serve as evidence of the deeply ingrained strains of discrimination, prejudice, and stigma against LGBT that are endemic throughout Burma […]

July 14, 2013  •  By Myanmar LGBT Rights Network and PFLAG Myanmar  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤