Thailand’s transgender politician Pauline Ngarmpring: ‘I do it for future generations’

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03/21/2019

On March 24, Thai voters will elect a new parliament, which is set to end five years of direct military rule. 52-year-old Pauline Ngarmpring, a transgender candidate, is contesting the polls and representing the Mahachon Party. In fact, Ngarmpring is one of three candidates put forward by the party for the post of prime minister. She is, however, not considered a front-runner. In a DW interview, Ngarmpring says she wants to bring hope to the marginalized and create political space for future generations of LGBT people.

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