India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 28, 2015
The Tripura government today announced an allowance of Rs 500 per month for the transgender people in the state.
Kerala News | Press Trust of India | Monday July 20, 2015
Batting for equal rights to the transgenders, Rajya Sabha MP Tiruchi Siva, who introduced the private memer's bill in support of the community, today said the centuries old stigma attached with them must stop now.
Offbeat | Amrita Kohli | Thursday July 16, 2015
If you want to see what courage looks, likes meet Jacob Wanderling.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Thursday July 16, 2015
Formerly Bruce Jenner, the US decathlon champion of the 1976 Montreal Olympics seized the moment for transgender advocacy as she collected the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at the nationally televised ESPY sports awards gala in Los Angeles.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday July 14, 2015
The US military will consider opening its doors to transgender people who are currently banned from service and can be booted out if discovered, Pentagon chief Ashton Carter said Monday.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday July 12, 2015
The West Bengal government is planning to launch a helpline and start sex reassignment surgery (SRS) facilities in state-run hospitals for transgenders, a member of the state's Transgender Development Board said on Saturday.
Kerala News | Sneha Mary Koshy | Saturday July 11, 2015
In a first in Kerala's Thiruvananthapuram, nearly 200 members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender or LGBT paraded across the streets, dressed in varied hues, demanding the revocation of section 377 of the Indian Penal Code or IPC and asking for a life of dignity.
Hyderabad News | Press Trust of India | Monday July 6, 2015
The transgender group on sunday demanded for government jobs for the community as well a implementaion of recommendations of the NALSA judgment.
India News | Sutapa Deb | Sunday July 5, 2015
Over a year after the Supreme Court's landmark judgement on transgender rights, one group among the transgender community continues to be left out - transgender men.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday June 24, 2015
One of the Philippines' top nightclubs has issued an apology after its bouncers barred a transgender fashion designer from entering, triggering outrage in celebrity circles.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 17, 2015
UPSC today told the Delhi High Court that it cannot include transgenders as a third gender for applying for civil services exam as the category was not yet clearly defined by the Supreme Court.
Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday June 17, 2015
"Audrey plans to discuss her story with the houseguests in her own words during the premiere episode"
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday June 10, 2015
India's first transgender college principal took on the reins of her new job in West Bengal on Tuesday amid good wishes and gifts.
Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday June 4, 2015
Caitlyn spent some time deciding whether to spell her name with a C or a K
Agence France-Presse | Tuesday June 2, 2015
"Welcome to the world Caitlyn. Can't wait for you to get to know her/me"
Reuters | Tuesday June 2, 2015
Bruce Jenner, 65, became the most high-profile American to identify as transgender, making the announcement in an interview with ABC's Diane Sawyer in April.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday June 2, 2015
Caitlyn Jenner, the transgender Olympic champion formerly known as Bruce, unveiled her new name and sexy look Monday in a Vanity Fair covershoot - drawing widespread praise and smashing a Twitter record.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday June 2, 2015
When transgender woman Maya K C sought help at a relief camp in the ruins of Nepal's capital after a devastating earthquake, she was quickly made to feel as though she did not belong.
World News | Reuters | Monday June 1, 2015
Problems including discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people have prompted charities to set up 15 relief camps for sexual minorities.
Delhi News | Written by Kinshu Dang | Saturday May 30, 2015
Transgender students like Sneha can finally apply to Delhi University for a BA degree. The University's new admission form allows her to apply under the 'other' gender category. "After a long wait we have got our right to study at Delhi University.
India News | Written by Monideepa Banerjie | Wednesday May 27, 2015
There are firsts and there are firsts. But this one is really special. India now has its first third gender principal, at a government college in Bengal. Till 2003, Dr Manabi Bandopadhyay was Somnath. But all that is behind her. She hopes she has done the transgender community proud.
World News | Reuters | Monday May 11, 2015
Azerbaijan, Russia and Armenia are the worst countries in Europe for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) rights, but violence against LGBTI people remains rife across the continent, a rights group said late on Sunday.
World News | Press Trust of India | Monday May 4, 2015
In a first, a gender-neutral new title "Mx" could soon join Mr, Mrs, Miss and Ms as an honorific for transgender people and anyone else who does not identify with a particular gender.
Reuters | Saturday May 2, 2015
The 65-year-old Bruce Jenner made the declaration in a wide-ranging interview with ABC's Diane Sawyer, nearly 40 years after his record-breaking Olympic gold-medal win in the decathlon that gave him the unofficial title of "World's Greatest Athlete."