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Transgender woman wins provincial election in Thailand for the first time

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Thai general election 2007

Thai general election 2007. Photo: Tevaprapas.


A transgender who ran for a local political position in Nan province on Monday became the first transgender to win a seat.

Yonlada or Nok, whose real name is Kirkkong Suanyos, received 3,808 votes while her rival candidate; Pawat Settayawong got 3,659 votes.

Read more: The Nation

By The Nation


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