In , the Lahore High Court ordered the Government to include transgender people in the national census. Vigilante executions, beatings and torture are also tolerated. The documentary also focused on some underground organizations that work for basic human rights for the LGBT community. It is not enough that the government has fixed a two percent job quota either. Pakistani prostitutes do not have access to condoms or contraception , and there is little effort to provide any sort of public health education for this high-risk group. Asma Nabeel, the writer of Khuda Mera Bhi Hai, was more than happy to ask questions for clarification. A United Nations vote cast on 25 April , on issues of LGBT human rights was derailed at the last minute by an alliance of five disapproving Muslim countries, including Pakistan.
Vivian. Age: 22.
She was told she cannot be a lesbian if she is a Muslim and was told to leave her university and workplace because of her sexuality.
Sloane. Age: 24.
LGBT rights in Pakistan
Their presence in society is usually tolerated and are considered blessed in the Pakistani culture. Archived from the original on 20 April That denial and rejection were not prudent for any Government that claimed the commitment to the promotion and protection of human rights. She talked about how she had to face major beatings and a lot of discrimination. In , Parliament passed the Transgender Persons Protection of Rights Act which established broad protections for transgender people. Integrated Regional Information Networks.