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"A war within a war": Transgender woman says transphobia, discriminatory laws keeping her stuck in Kyiv

For Zi Faámelu, Russia's invasion is "a war within a war." Acceptance of transgender people in Ukraine is not widespread, and even changing legal documents to match your gender requires a long process with psychiatric examinations. With nowhere to go, she's alone and running out of food in the country's capital.
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