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Transgender woman realises fashion dream

Tran An Vi has been popular in the LGBT community in Ho Chi Minh City not only for her active role in social work but also for her deep passion for fashion and design.

VN transgender beauty wins Best Talent at Miss International Queen 2022

Vietnamese representative Phung Truong Tran Dai was awarded the Best Talent sub-title on June 20 at the Miss International Queen 2022 currently taking place in Thailand.

Transgender contestant turned down for Miss Vietnam Universe 2019

The first transgender candidate to register for Miss Vietnam Universe 2019 has been rejected.


For gender dysphoria, sex reassignment no cure-all

 VietNamNet Bridge – While it helps deal with sexual dysphoria, sex reassignment surgery is not an option to be jumped at, Professor Doctor Tran Thiet Son, 

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 HCM City: Demand for seasonal workers rises during upcoming holiday, VUFO President conferred with Russia’s Honorary Medal, Discrimination increases HIV risk among MSM, transgender, Expressway proposed in central region

Report praises VN for promoting LGBTI people's rights

 VietNamNet Bridge – Viet Nam is one of the countries making notable achievements in promoting and protecting the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender, as well as intersex people (LGBTI).

Government proposes permission for transgender in Vietnam

 VietNamNet Bridge – On May 12, the National Assembly Standing Committee discussed the amended Civil Code, particularly the contents on transgender.

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Separate jails proposed for transgender, gay prisoners; Container of smuggled goods found at Saigon Port; Experts combine traditional and modern medicines to treat Nguyen Ba Thanh; Two die in air tank accident

Vietnam's Next Top Model has to explain about transgender contestants

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Performing Arts Agency has asked the organizers of the Vietnam's Next Top Model 2013 to explain about the participation of transgender contestants, which is a violation to the contest’s rules.

Second hospital allowed performing gender redefining

The Ministry of Health has announced that the Hanoi-based National Pediatric Hospital is the second hospital in the country eligible for redefining gender. The other is the HCM City-based Children's Hospital 2.

Transgender teacher releases CD for charity

VietNamNet Bridge - Pham Le Quynh Tram, the first transgender who was recognized by the law in Vietnam has made her debut album. She said that all revenue from this CD will be donated for charity.

Vietnam to have three hospitals for transgender surgery

VietNamNet Bridge – The Ministry of Health will officially name the three hospitals in Vietnam that are permitted to perform transgender surgery in early May.

The PM to make decision on the case of Vietnam’s first transgender

Binh Phuoc has received Ministry of Justice’s instruction to not revoke the two decisions recognizing the change of gender and civil status of Mr. Pham Van Hiep into Ms. Quynh Tram, to wait for the Prime Minister's instruction.

Health Ministry may determine transgender teacher’s gender

Director of the Legal Department of the Ministry of Health – Mr. Nguyen Huy Quang - said that Mr. Pham Van Hiep who is now Ms. Pham Le Quynh Tram can ask the Ministry of Health to perform gender determination tests.

Netizens support transgender teacher in Binh Phuoc

VietNamNet Bridge - An online society entitled "Advocates for teacher Pham Le Quynh Tram" has been set up to appeal to supporters for Quynh Tram, as well as against the proposal to cancel the decision to recognize her female sex.

Binh Dinh wants to cancel recognition of transgender teacher

Binh Phuoc authorities on January 21 told the local Justice Department to withdraw the two decisions that redefine the gender and civil status change of Pham Van Hiep, from a man into a woman, because it is unlawful.