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'Belonging to the third gender': Tamil Nadu transgender activists slam government over new official term

November 26, 2019 2:13 pm

The State government has replaced the usage of the term Thirunangai with Moondram Palinathavar in all official records.

A 'dream come true' for the transwoman winner; recognition for the entire trans community

October 12, 2019 10:36 am

If there was anything different about the third edition of the Miss Trans Queen India 2019, it was that all the participants could take heart from the fact that the winners represented the entire LGBTQ+ community.

'They told me to grow moustache and walk like man': TN transwoman alleges harassment by family

September 29, 2019 12:54 pm

She claimed that her relatives abused her, attacked and ill-treated her to an extent where they chopped off her hair, tore her dresses and told her to behave like "a man".

Pune: Special drive to encourage communities to avail benefits of financial assistance scheme

September 06, 2019 8:28 am

The Sanjay Gandhi Niradhar Anudan scheme is applicable for destitute persons aged below 65 years, orphan children, the differently-abled, those suffering from TB, cancer, AIDS, leprosy and other critical illnesses.

Video: Transgenders lathicharged for allegedly creating ruckus inside Meerut police station

June 10, 2019 10:18 pm

"Things have come to the fore, transgenders misbehaved, but force was used to control them. If force used was more than required, probe to be conducted," SSP was quoted as saying by ANI.

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.

Over 73,000 eunuchs held for extorting money from railway passengers in past 4 years

April 25, 2019 7:10 pm

The railway ministry said a total of 73,837 eunuchs were arrested during 2015 and till January this year while extorting money from passengers. The Railway Protection Force (RPF) has been regularly conducting special drives to check such instances, officials said.

Thirunangai 25: Seeing transgenders in a new light

November 18, 2018 11:48 am

The event came to a close on November 17, after three days of educational workshops, a job fair and a health camp spelling out the feminisation process.

Pakistan: Transgender set on fire by four men for resisting sexual assault

September 09, 2018 5:14 pm

According to police, the four accused took the transgender to a deserted place near a cab station in Sahiwal district, around 250 kms from Lahore, on Thursday and set him on fire after he resisted their attempt to sexually assault him.

Shelter-homes for trans learners; Kerala shows new path

June 27, 2018 6:20 pm

The third genders, who are part of 'Samanwaya', an exclusive continuing education programme for them designed by the state Literacy Mission, can enjoy safe stay at shelter homes till the completion of the course.