Bangladesh Transgender News Anchor

    Bangladesh’s first transgender news anchor Tashnuva Anan Shishir reads news bulletin , in Dhaka,
    Bangladesh, Tuesday, March 9, 2021. A Bangladeshi satellite television station has signed up the South
    Asian county’s first transgender news anchor with a hope to remove the deeply-rooted social stigma they
    face. Shishir, who previously worked as a rights activist and an actor, appeared before audience on
    Monday after her appointment recently as the day coincided with the International Women’s Day. She made
    the debut by reading a three-minute daily news bulletin on Dhaka-based Boishakhi TV. (AP Photo/Al-emrun
    Garjon)