Government sought to ban 'Joyland'
Colonial-era criminalization law remains in place
Country's trans culture dates back centuries
Jannat Ali attended 2018 HRC summit in D.C.
Some trans folk miss certain elements of their past life
Organizations will receive up to $5,000 to support work
Critical funds for LGBTQ Americans at risk
Violence, discrimination remain commonplace in South Asia country
Kurdish human rights activist unable to attend HRC summit
Askaryar penned Blade column critical of Trump