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.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday July 21, 2016
The Union cabinet under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday approved The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill 2016.
World News | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 17, 2016
Britain's boarding school teachers have been ordered to address transgender children as 'zie' rather than 'he' or 'she' to avoid offending them.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday July 7, 2016
Imprisoned transgender soldier Chelsea Manning was briefly hospitalized this week, the US Army said on Wednesday amid media reports the famous intelligence leaker had attempted suicide.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 6, 2016
Kochi Metro Rail Ltd has decided to extend employment opportunities to transgender community in housekeeping, crowd management and customer relations.
World News | Reuters | Saturday July 2, 2016
A federal judge has blocked a Mississippi law intended to allow people who object on religious grounds to refuse wedding and other services to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday July 1, 2016
They are ostracised, humiliated and sneered at, and yet India's transgender community continues to battle for their rights amid all opposition. Fida, a member of India's first transgender group - 6 Pack Band - says the community in the Mumbai region aspires for an "ashram" of its own, but they have yet not been able to get the land for it.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday June 30, 2016
Two transgender women have been selected by primary voters in Utah and Colorado to run for the US Congress in November.
World News | Pamela Constable, The Washington Post | Thursday June 30, 2016
Muslim clerics in Pakistan are usually known for issuing stern, conservative pronouncements on gender-related issues, mostly limiting the rights of women. But in a surprising twist, a large group of clerics there has just issued a fatwa, or religious edict, affirming the rights of transgender people to marry.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday June 29, 2016
Only five countries in the world have given lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people equal constitutional rights, global research shows, with most countries failing to protect the community from widespread discrimination and abuses.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday June 28, 2016
A group of clerics in Pakistan has declared marriage between transgender individuals permissible in Islam, saying they have a right to be buried in Muslim ceremonies, according to a copy of a religious edict Reuters obtained on Monday.
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.