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Transphobia is any prejudice and discrimination based on hate feeling on transgendered or transsexual persons. This also means the refuse to take part in society or chance to job, or unfree prostitution out of them, not only hate speech or hate crime against the transgender. In 2009, to prohibit hate crime against transgender, Matthew Shepard Act has passed anf entered into force by recognition of the president Barack Obama.
The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees point out the asylum seekers because of gender identity together with the Yogyakarta Principles. But a transgender woman who has escaped from Guatemala to Denmark has been put into a male centre and raped there. Now she is in danger to be returned into Guatemala by Danish government.