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How the documentary Trans Kashmir individualises a community which is often kept at bay

June 26, 2022 6:36 pm

A new documentary by S Akmal Hanan and Surbhi Dewan shines a personalised light on a section of Kashmir nobody wants to talk about — its transgender community

'There are bigger problems we face... we need to be addressed the way we want to be': Transgender community on misgendering

May 02, 2022 7:41 pm

While the conversation over pronouns has been going on for long, transgender people still get misgendered.

UP likely to hold first census of transgender people, welfare schemes in offing

April 24, 2022 3:19 pm

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath had on April 18 directed state government officials to carry forward welfare measures for transgender people.

Elon Musk calls trans pronouns 'esthetic nightmare'; netizens call him out

December 17, 2020 6:12 pm

Elon Musk's tweets caused a stir on social media with netizens calling him out for "not respecting trans people"

Panama’s coronavirus gender curfew sidelines transgender people

April 24, 2020 3:50 pm

Human Rights Watch has urged Panama's president to prevent discrimination against transgender people, following several reports of harassment.

After 377, career options have opened up for transgender persons: Filmmaker Naveen

October 24, 2020 2:27 pm

Naveen's new documentary Singular: The Queen of Success is a first-of-its-kind film that traces the journey of trans model Archie Singh.

Explained: What transgenders' rights Bill passed by Lok Sabha says

August 12, 2019 7:49 am

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

No one will give job to a hijra even now: Punjab's first transgender member in National Lok Adalat

July 16, 2018 5:46 am

Mohini says that she is disappointed that despite several directions of the Supreme Court to rehabilitate LGBT community, they remain on paper only.

Meet Nandana, SFI's first transgender district committee member in Kerala

May 25, 2018 5:26 pm

Nandana Vishnu joined the SFI right after high school in 2015. Noted transgender activist and 'Abhaasam' actress Sheetal Shyam among others were the ones who supported and motivated her to join SFI for they felt her voice is a much-needed one in the society.

Eunuchs never fall sick because they clap, claims SP MP

March 14, 2015 2:54 am

He was participating in a debate on a private member Bill which sought equal rights for transgenders.


Transgender Day of Visibility 2022: People step out to raise awareness and fight discrimination

March 31, 2022 6:24 pm

The International Transgender Day of Visibility (TDOV) is observed on March 31 every year