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'Transgender' - 238 News Result(s)

  • Railways, IRCTC Include Transgender As Third Gender

    Railways, IRCTC Include Transgender As Third Gender

    Indian Railways and IRCTC have included "transgender as third gender" in the option alongside male and female in ticket reservation and cancellation forms.

  • A Secret Beauty Pageant For Indonesia's Transgender Women

    A Secret Beauty Pageant For Indonesia's Transgender Women

    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.

  • US Supreme Court To Hear Case Of Transgender Bathroom Policy

    US Supreme Court To Hear Case Of Transgender Bathroom Policy

    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.

  • Transgenders Take Out Huge Rally In Bengaluru, Demand Rights For Community

    Transgenders Take Out Huge Rally In Bengaluru, Demand Rights For Community

    A huge rally was taken out in Bengaluru today by transgenders demanding rights for the marginalised community.

  • Now, A Rocky Horror Picture Show TV Tribute With Laverne Cox

    Now, A Rocky Horror Picture Show TV Tribute With Laverne Cox

    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

  • Parliamentary Panel Invites Suggestions On Transgender Bill

    Parliamentary Panel Invites Suggestions On Transgender Bill

    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.

  • US Transgender Students Sue School District Over Bathroom Access

    US Transgender Students Sue School District Over Bathroom Access

    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.

  • UK's First Transgender TV Presenter Chooses 'India' As Name

    UK's First Transgender TV Presenter Chooses 'India' As Name

    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.

  • Modern Family to Star 8-Year-Old Transgender Actor Jackson Millarker

    Modern Family to Star 8-Year-Old Transgender Actor Jackson Millarker

    "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

  • US Supreme Court Has Reasons To Duck Transgender Rights Fight

    US Supreme Court Has Reasons To Duck Transgender Rights Fight

    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.

  • Emmy Awards 2016: 10 Best Quotes From the Show

    Emmy Awards 2016: 10 Best Quotes From the Show

    "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

  • Lok Sabha Speaker Refers Transgender Bill To Parliamentary Panel

    Lok Sabha Speaker Refers Transgender Bill To Parliamentary Panel

    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.

  • Nashville Casts Transgender Actress Jen Richards

    Nashville Casts Transgender Actress Jen Richards

    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"

  • Chelsea Manning Ends Hunger Strike After Army Allows Gender Surgery

    Chelsea Manning Ends Hunger Strike After Army Allows Gender Surgery

    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.

  • Transgenders Turn Models For Kerala Designer

    Transgenders Turn Models For Kerala Designer

    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.

  • Man Allegedly Beaten To Death By 'Priest', Transgender In Thane

    Man Allegedly Beaten To Death By 'Priest', Transgender In Thane

    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.

  • This is Why Mark Ruffalo Suggested Matt Bomer For Transgender Role

    This is Why Mark Ruffalo Suggested Matt Bomer For Transgender Role

    "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

  • Matt Bomer to Play a Trangender Sex Worker in New Film

    Matt Bomer to Play a Trangender Sex Worker in New Film

    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.

  • Transgender Students, Staff Win Case For Access To Restrooms In US University

    Transgender Students, Staff Win Case For Access To Restrooms In US University

    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.

  • Judge In Texas Temporarily Blocks Barack Obama's Transgender Rules

    Judge In Texas Temporarily Blocks Barack Obama's Transgender Rules

    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.

  • Denied Permission To Attend Independence Day Parade, Transgenders Hold Separate Function

    Denied Permission To Attend Independence Day Parade, Transgenders Hold Separate Function

    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.

  • Final Day Of The Monsoon Session Of Parliament: Live Updates

    Final Day Of The Monsoon Session Of Parliament: Live Updates

    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...

  • Monsoon Session Of Parliament: Updates

    Monsoon Session Of Parliament: Updates

    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)...

  • Dubai Didn't Allow Me Into Country Because I'm Transgender, Says Model

    Dubai Didn't Allow Me Into Country Because I'm Transgender, Says Model

    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.

  • Jared Leto Doubts Hollywood is Ready for Gay Lead Actor

    Jared Leto Doubts Hollywood is Ready for Gay Lead Actor

    "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.'

  • Rubina Dilaik on Playing Transgender on TV: Extremely Challenging

    Rubina Dilaik on Playing Transgender on TV: Extremely Challenging

    "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

  • US Supreme Court Blocks Transgender Bathroom Choice For Now

    US Supreme Court Blocks Transgender Bathroom Choice For Now

    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.

  • Bill For Empowerment Of Transgenders Introduced in Lok Sabha

    Bill For Empowerment Of Transgenders Introduced in Lok Sabha

    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.

  • Transgender Identity Is Not Mental Disorder: Study

    Transgender Identity Is Not Mental Disorder: Study

    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.

  • Passport Rule Change Debated As Gender Becomes Less Defined

    Passport Rule Change Debated As Gender Becomes Less Defined

    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.

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