Transgender Rights in Pakistan Chewed Over at Chapman Law School Lunch
The country's 80,000-strong transgenders, known as hijras, had been campaigning for rights for years before the government officially recognized them as a separate gender last year. That was followed by this week's Supreme Court decision.
Chapman Law's LGBTQ Project has invited Professor Jeff A. Redding of St. Louis University School of Law to lead Thursday's 11:30 a.m. talk.
|Jeff A. Redding|
He has also received research grants from the American Institute of Pakistan Studies and other groups involved in the study of India and Pakistan. Redding has written about Prop 8, legal equality in Pakistan and "Human Rights for Homo-sectuals," among several other published topics.