Global Roundup: Bangladesh's 1st Trans Mayor…

Compiled by Inaara Merani Source: PinkNews A trans woman has made history with her election as the mayor of a small town in Bangladesh. Nazrul Islam Ritu won in a landslide election in Kaliganj, Jhenaidah District in the Division of Khulna, with close to 10,000 votes, She has said that her election is demonstrative of the growing acceptance of the hijra (trans) community.

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