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Thursday, October 29, 2020



Queer Rights Foundation demands night shelter for transgenders

October 16, 2020 3:17 am

A statement issued by Bindumadhav Khire of the Foundation stated that on October 13, they submitted a letter to start a 'ratra nivara' (night shelter) for transgender persons. Eleven additional organisations have also supported this demand, said Khire.

Navsari: Group of transgender persons asked to leave town after clash, two arrested

October 15, 2020 5:51 am

Muskan Kunwar, told The Indian Express, “Three years ago, Poonam Kunwar and five of her supporters had come to Navsari and they started staying in Charpool and collecting money from the area’s shops. We had earlier told her to return to Bardoli, but she had denied.

Transgender woman killed at army checkpoint in Colombia, prompting outrage

September 26, 2020 11:25 am

Red Comunitaria Trans, a Colombian trans rights group said on Twitter that Juliana Giraldo Diaz had been murdered in cold blood.

UP: Minister Shastri approves setting up of transgender welfare board in state

September 16, 2020 6:01 am

Officials said that as per the proposal, the vice-chairperson of the Uttar Pradesh Kinnar Welfare Board will be from the transgender community, who will be appointed by the Chief Minister, while the chairperson will be the Minister for Social Welfare.

'Trans-kitchen' in Coimbatore woos diners with biryani and more

September 09, 2020 11:29 am

'Covai Trans Kitchen' in Coimbatore's RS Puram is run entirely by transgenders, right from the preparation of food to packaging and delivery. Following positive response, they are planning to open a second unit soon.

Temporary home for transgender amid Covid crisis in Kolkata

August 30, 2020 1:53 pm

“It is for people like us who are driven out of houses and we fail to find a place to stay. Even hotels turn their back on us,” Ranjita Sinha , who runs Association of Transgender Hijra in Bengal (ATHB), told The Sunday Express.

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

Transgender model makes history as the first to feature in this sports magazine

July 11, 2020 5:38 pm

Earlier, the model made history by becoming Victoria's Secret's first openly transgender model in August 2019.

After losing job during lockdown, trans-woman struggles for survival

June 26, 2020 11:28 am

Bela, who used to work as a customer care official for a cab company located in the IT Park at Panchkula, has been rejected by at least 20 places post the lockdown.

Noida Metro to have 'She-Man' station for transgenders

June 19, 2020 10:58 pm

This step is being taken by the Noida Metro Rail Corporation (NMRC) for the "inclusion and meaningful participation" of the members of the transgender community, NMRC Managing Director Ritu Maheshwari said."


Transgender models audition in New Delhi

February 09, 2016 10:30 am

A walk-in transgender model audition was conducted on Sunday (February 7) by Rudrani Chettri, who is setting up a transgender modelling agency in New Delhi.

Eunuchs' festival in Tamil Nadu

May 14, 2014 12:56 pm

Eunuchs from all over India gather in this village to re-enact a story adopted from Mahabharata, in which they symbolically marry Aravan, believed to be the patron god of transgender communities.


A Beauty Pageant For The Misidentified Gender

June 22, 2020 7:01 pm

Watch the video on transgender models Navya and Saiba were both selected for the final round of the trans-woman beauty pageant scheduled to take place in Delhi