This trans woman sparked Kuwait’s biggest LGBTQ movement in history

This trans woman sparked Kuwait's biggest LGBTQ movement in history

Maha al-Mutairi filmed herself after being called in to the police station for being an openly transgender woman in Kuwait, where “imitating the opposite sex” is illegal. Her message went viral, and sparked a groundswell of support and attention for the LGBTQ community in the country.

By
Bianca Hillier

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A transgender rights activist waves a transgender flag in New York, May 24, 2019.

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