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“What doesn’t kill me makes me stronger” – A Transgender Singaporean Woman and her Ordeal with Job Discrimination

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In 2013, cisgender women in Singapore earn 88 cents for every dollar that cisgender men make according to the Ministry of Social and Family Development. However, this gap becomes more apparent for transgender women. Transgender women earn 70 cents for every dollar that cisgender people make. Another case of a…

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Open Letter to Channel News Asia and Straits Times for Transphobia

Straits Times, 17 May 2013, “Loanshark runner spared caning because of sex change” [http://www.straitstimes.com/breaking-news/singapore/story/loanshark-runner-spared-caning-because-sex-change-20130517] Channel News Asia, 17 May 2013, “Transsexual avoids caning for being loanshark runner” [http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/transsexual-avoids-caning-for-being-loan/678438.html?cid=FBSG] Dear Sir/ Mdm, We are a group of individuals who are transgender persons, allies of transgender persons, and cisgender persons who work…

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