Transgender and trapped in sex-based social distancing | Curio

Transgender and trapped in sex-based social distancing

11 mins | Sep 3, 2020

Panama came up with a novel — and uniquely discriminatory — public health measure to combat COVID-19. When the coronavirus pandemic hit Panama in March 2020, the country imposed strict lockdown measures that allowed both women and men to go out for emergencies on differently assigned days. This, however, threw transgender people into a dangerous limbo, in what already is one of the least progressive nations on trans rights. Marta Martinez reports on the impact of such measures for Foreign Policy.

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