World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday June 25, 2016
The Pentagon is set to lift its ban on transgender troops within the coming weeks, US media reported Friday.
Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday June 22, 2016
"From an idea that started at a traffic signal to it now picking up what is considered the ultimate benchmark for judging creativity - we at Y-Films are honoured and humbled to bring home India's first Cannes Grand Prix Glass Lion," Ashish Patil, Y-Films, Brand Partnerships and Talent Management, said in a statement.
World News | A. Odysseus Patrick, The Washington Post | Saturday June 18, 2016
A visit to the bathroom forces Rory Blundell into a daily dilemma: feel like a fraud or expose himself to intimidation or even physical danger.
World News | Reuters | Friday June 17, 2016
Millions of transgender people around the world face major challenges in getting adequate medical care despite multiple health issues, from depression to high rates of HIV, researchers say.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday June 15, 2016
A Pakistani province has allocated nearly $2 million for transgenders after a series of violent attacks, with officials saying the money will be used to provide training and support for the vulnerable community.
Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday June 14, 2016
"The LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer) community... They are like my soulmates since I was really young," Adele said, before starting to cry in front of the crowd.
World News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 14, 2016
A transgender was shot multiple times in Pakistan for allegedly resisting sexual advances by a group of armed men who barged in her house, The transgender was at her home when three armed persons barged in and started making sexual advances towards her which she resisted, police said.
Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday June 11, 2016
Biographer Ian Halperin said that one long-time friend of Caitlyn told him that while the latter was "thrilled" to champion transgender issues; the reality TV personality could de-transition "in the next couple years".
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday June 6, 2016
New York kicked off a campaign Monday to promote transgender people's rights to use bathrooms that match their gender identity, a heated topic in the United States.
India News | Reuters | Thursday June 2, 2016
Odisha is the first region in the country to give transgender people social welfare benefits - such as a pension, housing and food grains - usually allocated for only the most impoverished, an official said Today.
World News | Associated Press | Wednesday June 1, 2016
An Israeli from a Catholic Arab family has been crowned the winner of the country's first transgender pageant.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday May 26, 2016
Eleven US states sued President Barack Obama's administration Wednesday to try to overturn federal guidelines demanding that public schools allow transgender students to access the bathroom of their choice.
World News | Max Bearak, The Washington Post | Wednesday May 25, 2016
When a 23-year-old transgender activist was shot six times by a gang on Sunday night in northern Pakistan, other members of her community rushed her to a hospital. Violent attacks on transgender people aren't rare in Pakistan, or across South Asia and beyond for that matter, and the group young Alesha coordinated for, Trans Action, had long campaig...
Akhil Arora | Wednesday May 25, 2016
The video gaming giant is being sued for $3.1 million by a former employee.
Offbeat | Nivi Shrivastava | Monday May 23, 2016
Kerala-based designer Sharmila Nair, who runs a sari label called Red Lotus, recently released a series of photos from her latest campaign featuring two transgender models. The photos were posted on the official page of the label and went viral in a short period of time.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday May 22, 2016
Two key proposed social sector reforms which seek to protect the rights of transgenders and address the problem of drug abuse are unlikely to be introduced anytime soon, with the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) putting them on hold for the time being.
India News | Written by Sunil Prabhu | Thursday May 19, 2016
Transgender persons will soon access government benefits, for which they will be included in the category of OBC or Other Backward Castes.
Kerala News | Press Trust of India | Monday May 16, 2016
In a historic moment for the transgender community in Kerala, two persons of the 'third gender' today voted in the assembly elections.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday May 14, 2016
President Barack Obama's administration wrote to schools across America on Friday telling them transgender students must be allowed to use the bathroom of their choice, firing the latest salvo in a politically-explosive battle over civil rights.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday May 10, 2016
Geraldine Roman today celebrated overcoming "bigotry, hatred and discrimination" as results showed she had become the first transgender politician to win a congressional seat in the predominantly Catholic Philippines.
World News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 10, 2016
A bitter dispute over transgender rights between the Obama Administration and the North Carolina state government has taken an ugly turn with both sueing each other in a federal court after feuding over the so-called "bathroom" law.
World News | Associated Press | Friday May 6, 2016
Japanese schools are filled with "hateful" comments about gay and transgender people, including from teachers, which aggravates bullying and drives some students into depression, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said in a report today.
Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday May 4, 2016
"I've been following the Brooke Bond Red Label 6-pack Band and when I heard that the band is creating a meaningful message in a fun, entertaining way, I had to be a part of it. Shooting with them was an amazing experience," Hrithik said
People | Press Trust of India | Saturday April 30, 2016
The fifth phase of West Bengal assembly polls will be a watershed for the third gender community as for the first time one of them has been made presiding officer for a booth in South Kolkata.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday April 28, 2016
Xulhaz Mannan was a rallying figure for Bangladesh's marginalised but increasingly outspoken lesbian, gay and transgender community, but his brutal murder has dealt a huge blow to the movement and forced some of its leaders underground.
World News | Amy Ellis Nutt, The Washington Post | Friday April 22, 2016
It was an operation he'd long ago dismissed as unattainable - but one his wife said he deserved to have. She'd traveled the arc of his life, supportive even after his bombshell confession.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday April 21, 2016
Curt Schilling was sacked from his job as a baseball analyst by American sports broadcaster ESPN on Wednesday, following a sarcastic online post that was seen as attacking transgender people.
India News | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Tuesday April 5, 2016
The 33-year-old transgender will take on the Chief Minister who is contesting for a second time from the R K Nagar constituency.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday April 1, 2016
Used to enlist themselves either as male or female in official documents, the third gender voters are yet to come out in the open to declare their gender in voters' lists.
Wednesday March 23, 2016
"I feel proud to have sung songs for Yash Chopra ji and his entire family for so long, and today, my granddaughter has sung for Y-Films. I can't be happier and I'm glad the relationship between us has remained the same ever since," said Asha Bhosle