A gender rights group on Friday said a college dean in the northeast verbally abused a transgender adult student in front of her classmates by threatening , while the teacher said he was only making a joke. Dulyaphat Mangkharat, who’s training at Si Saket Rajabhat University to become a teacher, complained online Sunday that her professor asked her why her dress did not match her gender at birth, and mockingly asked if he could touch her genitals to be sure. The Thai Transgender Alliance said in a statement released to the media Friday that such discriminatory remarks against transgender people are illegal under a gender equality bill enacted in 2015. The group also called for an end to sexual harassment of transgender people in society.
March 3 / Khasod English