Transgender teenager from Brunei seeks asylum in Canada

Transgender woman Zoella Zayce, who fled Brunei in anticipation of escalation of sharia law, is pictured at her home in Vancouver, B.C., Canada April 12, 2019. REUTERS/Mark Goodnow

VANCOUVER (Reuters) – Zoella Zayce displays no photos of her family in her basement apartment in Vancouver, thousands of miles from where she left them in Brunei. The 19-year-old refugee claimant is a transgender woman, something she never told the family she describes as conservative. Back home, family and friends sometimes asked if she was […]

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