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Response to “More being done to fight human trafficking” (The Sunday Times, 30 June 2013)

ST-30 June 2013 - More Being Done to Fight Human Trafficking

I refer to the article “More being done to fight human trafficking” (The Sunday Times, June 30 2013) by Hoe Pei Shan. I wish to highlight that the way the Inter-Agency Taskforce on Trafficking in Persons (TIP) portrays human trafficking is highly problematic and very misleading. The writer reports after…

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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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