India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 26, 2017
A parliamentary panel examining the Transgender Bill has suggested that the government should consider reservations for the transgender community as it is among the most marginalised in the country.
Wednesday April 12, 2017
Vidyut Jammwal called Ram Gopal Varma and taped the conversation, in which the director referred to Tiger Shroff as 'transgender' and a 'woman'
Thomson Reuters Foundation | Wednesday April 12, 2017
Mumbai: A television commercial that tells the real-life story of a transgender woman and her adopted daughter has sparked a conversation about transgender rights in India. The advertisement for Procter & Gamble’s Vicks brand is narrated by Gayatri, who was adopted as a young girl after the death of her birth mother, a sex worker, by Gauri Saw...
NDTV News Desk (With Inputs From Sam J Daniel Stalin) (With Inputs From Sam J Daniel Stalin) | Wednesday April 5, 2017
Tamil Nadu: Breaking new grounds, 25-year-old K Prithika Yashini has become the first transgender person to make her way to the police force. She joined on duty as sub-inspector in Tamil Nadu’s Dharmapuri police station on Sunday. Ms Yashini who comes from Salem in Tamil Nadu, was born and brought up as a boy named Pradeep Kumar. The young Comput...
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday March 31, 2017
North Carolina on Thursday repealed a contentious law restricting transgender people's use of public bathrooms in a bid to end a year-long controversy, but LGBT rights groups warned that a substitute measure still allows for discrimination.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday March 30, 2017
Lawmakers in the US state of North Carolina have reached an agreement to repeal a controversial law setting rules on which bathrooms transgender people can use in public buildings.
Education | Edited by Anisha Singh | Wednesday March 22, 2017
In order to provide equal opportunity to the transgender community and bring them to the forefront of the society, the LDF government in Kerala has planned an education programme for the transgender community.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 21, 2017
Rajya Sabha members across parties today expressed concern over the use of medicines by couples in their quest for a male child, leading to defective genitals in children born. Raising the issue during the Zero Hour, BJP lawmaker Vinay P Sahasrabuddhe said due to the use of such medicines from quacks, the children born with "ambiguous genitalia" ar...
Opinion | Jen Aulwes, The Washington Post | Sunday February 26, 2017
Last spring, when I heard Donald Trump say that Caitlyn Jenner could use whatever bathroom she wanted at Trump Tower, I breathed a sigh of relief. There weren't many things Trump and I agreed on, but this was one. Surely, I hoped, if he became president, he would extend the same courtesy to my 7-year-old daughter, Henry.
Gadgets 360 Staff | Friday February 24, 2017
In unveiling the new direction on Wednesday, Trump administration officials argued that transgender policies should be an issue for the states to decide.
World News | Reuters | Friday February 24, 2017
A teenager who sang the U.S. national anthem at President Donald Trump's inauguration in January has asked him to sit with her and her transgender sister to learn about the challenges facing students struggling with gender identity.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday February 23, 2017
The White House on Wednesday overturned protections for transgender students that required public schools to allow them to use bathrooms and locker rooms matching the gender with which they identify.
Kolkata News | Written by Monideepa Banerjie | Thursday February 23, 2017
It's not a first and hopefully not the last either - the wedding of a transgender person who went under the knife for a sex change surgery to marry the man she loved. The Kolkata couple, Shree Ghatak and Sanjay Muhury, was in love since school. On Saturday, they legally tied the knot. Kith and kin say its a giant leap forward.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday February 22, 2017
The White House on Tuesday signaled it was preparing to reverse a U.S. policy on transgender rights, raising concern among rights advocates that Republican President Donald Trump is about to revoke a signature initiative of his predecessor.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday February 21, 2017
Valentina Sampaio, the first transgender model to make the cover of French "Vogue", will be flying the flag for the LGBT movement at Milan fashion week.
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday February 18, 2017
The worlds first transgender doll is being unveiled at the New York toy fair this weekend, modelled on the US teenager and LGBTQ campaigner Jazz Jennings.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday February 15, 2017
Vogue Paris is to become the first French magazine to feature a transgender model on its cover, according the honour to Valentina Sampaio of Brazil for its March edition.
India News | Written by Nikhil Pandhi | Friday February 3, 2017
An 'independent' contesting from Raipur and Dharmapur, 47-year-old Rajni Rawat is no political novice. Till 2016, she was the Vice President of the Uttarakhand state women's wing, under the Harish Rawat-led Congress.
India News | Agence France-Presse | Friday February 3, 2017
Nepali model Anjali Lama hailed a "dream come true" on Friday after becoming the first transgender model to walk the runway at an Indian fashion show.
Agence France-Presse | Monday January 30, 2017
Anjali Lama will become the first transgender model to walk at Lakme Fashion Week in Mumbai. She was born in Nepal. Anjali was ostracised by her family members after she revealed to them that she wanted to live as a woman
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday January 19, 2017
President Barack Obama Wednesday defended his decision to commute the sentence of transgender army private Chelsea Manning, who was jailed for 35 years for handing classified US documents to WikiLeaks.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday January 13, 2017
With the Election Commission publishing the revised and final voters list for the state, Uttar Pradesh now has a whopping 14.12 crore voters, who are eligible to exercise their franchise in the forthcoming State Assembly polls beginning February 11.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday December 30, 2016
India's first transgender college principal Dr Manabi Bandopadhyay has submitted her resignation after about one-and-a-half years in office, expressing frustration at "non-cooperation" of a section of teachers and students of her institution.
World News | Press Trust of India | Sunday December 11, 2016
Oxford University wants students to use the gender neutral "ze" instead of "he" or "she" when addressing fellow students.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday December 11, 2016
Union Minister Ramdas Athawale has batted for reservation for transgenders in government jobs on the lines of quota fixed for disabled people.
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