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Can Proper ID Save Transgender Lives?

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"Last summer when Bhumika Shrestha travelled to New York City to represent Nepal at the United Nations, she encountered some special questions during her layover in Doha. Shrestha, who is transgender -- or, in Nepal, third-gender -- presents as an elegant young woman. Her passport and citizenship ID card, however, both list her as a man named Kailash..."

Read the article (with photo): Documents and Disasters: Can Proper ID Save the Lives of Transgender People in Emergencies?

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