CHARGES IN MONGOLIA LGBT ATTACK HINT AT CHANGING ATTITUDES

GAY AND TRANSGENDER PEOPLE CONTINUE TO BE THE TARGET OF HARASSMENT AND VIOLENCE IN MONGOLIA, ALTHOUGH SOME PROGRESS HAS BEEN MADE IN RECENT YEARS.

SUKH-OCHIR FLED MONGOLIA AS A REFUGEE BUT STILL WORRIES FOR THE SAFETY OF HER FRIEND AND TRANSGENDER PEOPLE BACK IN HER HOMELAND.

"I actively looked for other jobs, cashier at a supermarket, receptionist at a hotel, shop assistant...I tried many times, she said.

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia - Last month, Bosoo Khukh Mongol, a far-right Mongolian nationalist group, teamed up with a local television station to lure a transgender sex worker into a hotel room. In the room, they threatened her...

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