Myanmar’s first LGBT minister continues lifelong fight against human rights abuses – South China Morning Post

Myanmar’s first LGBT minister continues lifelong fight against human rights abuses – South China Morning Post

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Human rights activist Aung Myo Min, 53, has many firsts under his belt.Three decades ago, he became the first openly gay person to become involved in Myanmar’s pro-democracy movement, when the bloody 1988 students’ uprising led him to dedicate his life to activism.His work defending human rights and protecting LGBTQ communities from prejudice has won him several international awards, including the Felipa de Souza Award in 1999 and the Schuman Award in 2017.Why Southeast Asia’s LGBT community is…Read More

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