California has become the first US state to enshrine rights for transgender schoolchildren.
The new law requires public schools to allow pupils from kindergarten to the 12th grade to access male or female toilets according to their preference. The legislation also allows transgender schoolchildren to choose whether to play boys' or girls' sports.
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Supporters heralded it a great day for equal rights.
Despite Thailand being renowned for its tolerance and acceptance of the gay and transgender community, Thailand attorneys say very little legal protection is afforded to such individuals.
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