Malaysian court overturns cross-dressing ban

November 7, 2014 4:42 AM

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Malaysian court overturns cross-dressing ban

Three Malaysian transgender women have won an appeal against a religious law banning Muslim men from wearing women's clothing.

Appeals court Judge Mohamad Yunus said the "degrading, oppressive and inhumane" law discriminated against people with gender issues.

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