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Transgender rights


‘They have no one’: At 88, a transgender icon combats loneliness among seniors

April 03, 2021 8:51 am

For older lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, who came of age in a different era and might have been rejected by their relatives, the isolation can be even worse

Opinion: Erdogan's disreputable coup against women

March 31, 2021 6:04 pm

In terms of misogyny, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has overtaken the Catholic rulers in Hungary and Poland, who have certainly not been stingy when it came to attacking women in the recent past.

These transgender beauticians are fighting stereotypes, one makeover at a time

March 31, 2021 7:07 am

Ramjas College’s social entrepreneurship society, Enactus, has been working closely with members of the transgender community, who like Alina, are looking for their big break in the beauty industry.

Elliot Page thanks fans for their support after coming out as transgender

December 21, 2020 6:57 pm

'Your love and support has been the greatest gift'

How the pandemic has exacerbated troubles for the trans community

August 11, 2020 7:00 pm

'People may not die of COVID, but they may die of hunger,' says transgender rights activist Laxmi Narayan Tripathi

Supreme Court notice to Centre over plea challenging transgenders' rights Act

January 27, 2020 8:37 pm

A three-member bench of the Supreme Court heard the petition on Monday. No one appeared on behalf of the government.

Parliament passes bill to protect rights of transgenders

November 26, 2019 7:09 pm

The transgender bill prohibits discrimination against a transgender person on grounds including denial, discontinuation or unfair treatment in educational establishments, services, employment, healthcare.

Trans-inclusivity in schools: Experts urge for 'ripple effect' across India

July 26, 2019 1:16 am

Trans-inclusivity in schools: After 27 Delhi schools were declared trans-friendly, experts and representatives of LGBT+ community said the move should be replicated across the country, even in smaller cities and towns.

My right is as equal to any man or woman: Transgender rights activist Laxmi Narayan Tripathi

June 28, 2019 5:30 am

Laxmi Narayan Tripathi on choosing to remain unfazed in the face of adversity.

Include column for transgenders in name change form: Bombay HC

April 30, 2019 6:37 pm

A division bench of Justices A S Oka and M S Sanklecha was hearing a petition filed by a 29-year-old transgender seeking directions to the Maharashtra government to allow her name change application.