World | Associated Press | Thursday October 2, 2014
Facebook is apologising to drag queens and the transgender community for deleting accounts that used drag names like Lil Miss Hot Mess rather than legal names such as Bob Smith.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday September 29, 2014
Aryana had just returned to her home one night in June when Malaysian Islamic-purity enforcers burst in, ransacking her apartment and arresting her for cross-dressing.
India | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Sunday September 21, 2014
India's first transgender television news anchor Padmini Prakash is making waves in Tamil Nadu. 34-year-old Padmini presents a prime time show on Lotus News, a Tamil satellite news channel broadcast from Coimbatore.
India | Reuters | Friday September 19, 2014
A television news station has recruited the country's first transgender news anchor, five months after a court ruled that transgender people be recognised as a legal third gender, a newspaper reported on Friday.
Reuters | Friday September 19, 2014
A company spokesman said it had locked scores of accounts in recent weeks, including hundreds owned by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.
India | Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday September 11, 2014
Gay, lesbian and bisexual people cannot be categorized as transgender, the Centre has argued in the Supreme Court while seeking clarification on its ruling earlier this year that transgenders should get benefits from the government in jobs and educat...
World | Associated Press | Monday July 21, 2014
Federal workers and contractors who are gay and transgender are getting new protections from President Barack Obama.
South | Written by Radhika Iyer | Saturday June 28, 2014
In what could be the country's first, a transgender in Bangalore has got a driving license.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday June 24, 2014
For the first time, Washington National Cathedral welcomed a transgender priest to deliver a sermon - a move symbolic of the rapid but under-the-radar progress on trans rights backed by President Barack Obama.
World | Reuters | Tuesday June 3, 2014
A transgender man has sued the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation for discrimination, saying staff at a public pool told him to use the women's locker room.
World | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday May 30, 2014
Actress-Reality TV star Laverne Cox has become the first transgender to feature on the cover of Time magazine.
India | Written by Sutapa Deb | Friday May 23, 2014
On April 15, 2014, the Supreme Court recognised transgender persons as a third gender and affirmed their right to decide their own gender identity such as male, female or as third gender.
Agence France-Presse | Tuesday May 20, 2014
A documentary has been released showing the rise of American Samoa from their 31-0 defeat against Australia in the 2001 FIFA World Cup. The team consisted of football's first transgender player, a psychologically scarred goalkeeper and a chain-smokin...
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday May 12, 2014
US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is open to reviewing a Pentagon policy that bars transgender individuals from military service, he said in an interview that aired on Sunday.
Offbeat | Aditi Shorewal | Tuesday May 6, 2014
'The Seatbelt Crew' takes away the cabin crew's thunder.
India | Associated Press | Tuesday May 6, 2014
Bollywood actress Celina Jaitly said on Monday that she will not stop fighting for equal rights for lesbians, gays, transgender people and bisexuals despite years of character assassination and threats to her life and the lives of her 2-year-old twin...
Election 2014 | Agence France-Presse | Sunday April 20, 2014
53-year-old Bharathi Kannamma hopes to build on the momentum and overturn prejudices against India's several million transgenders.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 16, 2014
The decision officially recognising a third gender in law was a historic one, said the United Nations
Blog | Kalki Subramaniam | Wednesday April 16, 2014
I have the right to a dignified life, writes this trans-sexual woman.
World | Associated Press | Tuesday April 1, 2014
As Dr. Kim Seok-Kwun begins surgery to create a functioning penis for a Buddhist monk who was born female, he is well aware of the unease his work creates in this deeply conservative country. The devout Protestant known as the "father of South Korean...