India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday November 27, 2016
Indian Railways and IRCTC have included "transgender as third gender" in the option alongside male and female in ticket reservation and cancellation forms.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday November 12, 2016
Crowds cheered on Friday night as a group of Indonesian transgender women showed off glittering gowns in a beauty pageant held almost entirely in secret to avoid unwanted attention from hardliners in the Muslim-majority nation.
World News | Associated Press | Saturday October 29, 2016
The Supreme Court will take up transgender rights for the first time in the case of a Virginia school board that wants to prevent a transgender teenager from using the boys' bathroom at his high school.
Karnataka News | Written by Maya Sharma | Saturday October 22, 2016
A huge rally was taken out in Bengaluru today by transgenders demanding rights for the marginalised community.
Agence France-Presse | Wednesday October 19, 2016
Producer Lou Adler, who also brought the original to the screen, said it was seeing Laverne in the hit series Orange Is the New Black that pushed him to do the remake
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday October 9, 2016
The parliamentary panel examining the Transgender Bill has invited public suggestions with an aim to involve the community in making of the law which seeks to protect their rights.
World News | Reuters | Friday October 7, 2016
Three transgender high school students have launched legal action on Thursday after their school reversed a policy allowing them for years to use school bathrooms corresponding with their gender identity, the plaintiffs' lawyer said of the unprecedented case.
World News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 4, 2016
A TV presenter who used to be a man named Jonathan returned to UK screens on Tuesday as a woman named 'India' and Britain's first transgender TV news reporter.
ANI | Tuesday September 27, 2016
"He plays Lily's friend Tom in this week's Modern Family and he's wonderful. One of the many reasons I love being a part of this show," episode director Ryan Case said while introducing Jackson Millarker
World News | Reuters | Sunday September 25, 2016
The U.S. Supreme Court is set to decide within weeks whether to hear a major transgender rights case for the first time, a dispute involving which bathroom a Virginia high school student can use, but the justices have reasons to duck the issue.
Agence France-Presse | Monday September 19, 2016
"If your show doesn't have a dragon or a white Bronco in it, go home right now." - Emmys host Jimmy Kimmel, joking in his opening monologue about the dominance of Game of Thrones and The People vs OJ Simpson: American Crime Story, which became reality as the night proceeded
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday September 16, 2016
Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan has referred the Transgender bill, which seeks to empower the community by providing them a separate identity, to the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Social Justice.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 14, 2016
Jen Richards has landed a recurring role in the upcoming fifth season of the show, as a physical therapist who comes to the aid of a series regular through "one of their most difficult challenges"
World News | Associated Press | Wednesday September 14, 2016
A transgender soldier imprisoned in Kansas for leaking classified information to the WikiLeaks website will end a hunger strike after the Army agreed to allow her to receive medical treatment for her gender dysphoria, the American Civil Liberties Union announced Tuesday.
Kerala News | Written by Sneha Mary Koshy | Saturday September 10, 2016
29-year-old Maya and 30-year-old Gowri, who prefer to be known by their first names, are breaking stereotypes in Kerala. They are the state's first transgender models.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 7, 2016
A 25-year-old man, allegedly suffering from mental illness was allegedly killed after he was thrashed by three persons, including a "priest", who claimed to treat him through black magic and witchcraft, police said today.
Indo-Asian News Service | Friday September 2, 2016
"To the trans community, I hear you. It's wrenching to you see you in this pain. I am glad we are having this conversation. It's time. In all honesty I suggested Matt for the role after the profound experience I had with him while making The Normal Heart," Mark Ruffalo wrote on Twitter
Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday August 30, 2016
Anything is based on Timothy's play of the same name. John will be seen as a man who is suicidal over the death of his wife and moves from Mississippi to Los Angeles, where he can be under the watchful eye of his protective sister, played by Maura.
World News | Associated Press | Saturday August 27, 2016
A federal judge yesterday ruled that two students and an employee must be allowed to use restrooms matching their gender identity at University of North Carolina campuses, and he said they have a strong chance of proving the state's bathroom-access measure violates federal law.
World News | Associated Press | Monday August 22, 2016
A federal judge in Texas is blocking for now the Obama administration's directive to US public schools that transgender students must be allowed to use the bathrooms and locker rooms consistent with their chosen gender identity.
Bhubaneshwar News | Press Trust of India | Monday August 15, 2016
Denied permission to participate in the Independence Day parade in Bhubaneswar, a group of transgenders today held a separate function to celebrate the day amid cheers from people.
India News | NDTV.com | Friday August 12, 2016
It is the final day of the monsoon session of Parliament today. Yesterday, Rajya Sabha cleared the bill for maternity benefits, which include 6 months' leave for pregnant women. The Lok Sabha saw a 5-hour long debate on the Dalit issue. Home Minister Rajnath Singh spoke in detail about the atrocities against Dalits, but said that there is no data t...
India News | NDTV.com | Thursday August 11, 2016
On the penultimate day of the monsoon session in the Parliament, lawmakers in Lok Sabha are expected to discuss atrocities on dalits in different parts of the country. The bills for consideration and passing in Lok Sabha are, The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016, The Mental Healthcare Bill, 2016 and The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights)...
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday August 11, 2016
Canadian model Gigi Gorgeous has shared an emotional post on Instagram after airport personnel in Dubai detained her for several hours because she is transgender.
Press Trust of India | Friday August 5, 2016
"I definitely don't think a gay leading man would have the same opportunities as a straight leading man. I don't think that. Not for a single second. I don't know if that's offensive or not, but that's my thought right now.'
Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday August 4, 2016
"After the leap, when the creative team discussed Soumya's future with me, I found the plot to be unconventional, intriguing and extremely challenging. I was very confident about their move of introducing a transgender character in a mainstream show," said Rubina Dilaik
World News | Reuters | Thursday August 4, 2016
A Virginia school board may temporarily block a student who was born a girl from using the boys' bathroom while a legal fight over transgender rights proceeds on appeal, the US Supreme Court said on Wednesday.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 2, 2016
A Bill seeking to empower the transgender community by providing them a separate identity and putting in place a mechanism to punish those who exploit them was introduced in the Lok Sabha today.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday July 29, 2016
Transgender identity should no longer be classified as a mental disorder in a World Health Organization list of diseases, according to a study presented in Mexico on Thursday.
World News | Associated Press | Thursday July 21, 2016
A Navy veteran from Colorado who does not identify as male or female is pushing the US government to allow for a third gender option or get rid of gender designators altogether on passports, highlighting the argument that forms on the state and federal level have been slow to include other identities even as gender becomes less defined.