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Wednesday, June 29, 2022



Few transgender children change their minds after 5 years, study finds

May 06, 2022 12:28 pm

The data comes from the Trans Youth Project, a well-known effort following 317 children across the United States and Canada who underwent a so-called social transition between 3 and 12. Participants transitioned, on average, at age 6 1/2.

'Nazariya badlo, nazaara badlega': Inside Bambai Nazariya, a socially-inclusive Mumbai café run by transgenders

March 11, 2022 4:55 pm

Opened about two months back, the café employs only the transgender community, to give them the opportunities "they rightfully deserve," shared Diego Miranda, founder, Bambai Nazariya

Provide specific reservation for transgenders: Madras HC

March 03, 2022 6:56 am

The judge also made a case for the government to provide relaxations in the physical measurement, endurance and physical efficiency tests for the TGs, who identify themselves as 'male' or `Third Gender' on par with the concessions extended to women candidates and other socially and economically backward classes.

West Bengal: No clinical trial of Covid-19 jab on transgenders, fear and mistrust keep majority of them away, say experts

September 18, 2021 7:18 pm

Transgenders undergo several surgeries as well as hormonal treatments and there has been no trial so far to see whether Covid-19 vaccines have any adverse impact due to it.

Pune: Adar Poonawalla lends support to provide equal opportunities to transgender community

July 14, 2021 9:55 am

Citizen groups organise vaccination campaign for transgenders in the city collaborating with activist Laxmi Narayan Tripathi in the presence of the Serum Institute of India CEO.

Shelter home for transgenders opens in Chennai

July 06, 2021 2:08 pm

Set up by the Transgender Rights Association, the home will provide basic computer training, beautician training, tailoring, jute bag manufacturing and jewellery making and communication development skills for those who have completed their higher education.

How the Covid-19 second wave and subsequent lockdowns crippled the trans community in Tamil Nadu

July 03, 2021 2:07 pm

Tamil Nadu is home to more than 50,000 transgender persons, who have suffered greatly in the pandemic.

Karnataka: Hit by Covid-induced lockdown, transgenders seek relief and vaccines

May 28, 2021 7:36 am

A LGBTQIA+ organisation has also moved the Karnataka High Court seeking relief for the community.

Considering Covid-19 relief to trans persons: Tamil Nadu govt in Madras HC

May 21, 2021 3:28 pm

This comes in the backdrop of a PIL moved by transgender activist Grace Banu who highlighted that most members of her community do not possess a ration card, which needs to be carried to the PDS shops to avail the government aid.

PMC begins drive to register transgender persons for Covid-19 vaccination

May 20, 2021 9:37 pm

Bindumadhav Khire, founder of Samapathik Trust, said he had started reaching out to transgenders to understand their willingness to be vaccinated.


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

In the pandemic, transgender community in Kashmir looks on with hope, leads with defiance

June 15, 2021 4:59 pm

The heavily-marginalised and ostracised transgender community in Kashmir mouths a grim and cold reality.