World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday May 26, 2016
Eleven US states sued President Barack Obama's administration Wednesday to try to overturn federal guidelines demanding that public schools allow transgender students to access the bathroom of their choice.
World News | Max Bearak, The Washington Post | Wednesday May 25, 2016
When a 23-year-old transgender activist was shot six times by a gang on Sunday night in northern Pakistan, other members of her community rushed her to a hospital. Violent attacks on transgender people aren't rare in Pakistan, or across South Asia and beyond for that matter, and the group young Alesha coordinated for, Trans Action, had long campaig...
Akhil Arora | Wednesday May 25, 2016
The video gaming giant is being sued for $3.1 million by a former employee.
Offbeat | Nivi Shrivastava | Monday May 23, 2016
Kerala-based designer Sharmila Nair, who runs a sari label called Red Lotus, recently released a series of photos from her latest campaign featuring two transgender models. The photos were posted on the official page of the label and went viral in a short period of time.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday May 22, 2016
Two key proposed social sector reforms which seek to protect the rights of transgenders and address the problem of drug abuse are unlikely to be introduced anytime soon, with the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) putting them on hold for the time being.
India News | Written by Sunil Prabhu | Thursday May 19, 2016
Transgender persons will soon access government benefits, for which they will be included in the category of OBC or Other Backward Castes.
Kerala News | Press Trust of India | Monday May 16, 2016
In a historic moment for the transgender community in Kerala, two persons of the 'third gender' today voted in the assembly elections.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday May 14, 2016
President Barack Obama's administration wrote to schools across America on Friday telling them transgender students must be allowed to use the bathroom of their choice, firing the latest salvo in a politically-explosive battle over civil rights.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday May 10, 2016
Geraldine Roman today celebrated overcoming "bigotry, hatred and discrimination" as results showed she had become the first transgender politician to win a congressional seat in the predominantly Catholic Philippines.
World News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 10, 2016
A bitter dispute over transgender rights between the Obama Administration and the North Carolina state government has taken an ugly turn with both sueing each other in a federal court after feuding over the so-called "bathroom" law.
World News | Associated Press | Friday May 6, 2016
Japanese schools are filled with "hateful" comments about gay and transgender people, including from teachers, which aggravates bullying and drives some students into depression, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said in a report today.
Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday May 4, 2016
"I've been following the Brooke Bond Red Label 6-pack Band and when I heard that the band is creating a meaningful message in a fun, entertaining way, I had to be a part of it. Shooting with them was an amazing experience," Hrithik said
People | Press Trust of India | Saturday April 30, 2016
The fifth phase of West Bengal assembly polls will be a watershed for the third gender community as for the first time one of them has been made presiding officer for a booth in South Kolkata.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday April 28, 2016
Xulhaz Mannan was a rallying figure for Bangladesh's marginalised but increasingly outspoken lesbian, gay and transgender community, but his brutal murder has dealt a huge blow to the movement and forced some of its leaders underground.
World News | Amy Ellis Nutt, The Washington Post | Friday April 22, 2016
It was an operation he'd long ago dismissed as unattainable - but one his wife said he deserved to have. She'd traveled the arc of his life, supportive even after his bombshell confession.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday April 21, 2016
Curt Schilling was sacked from his job as a baseball analyst by American sports broadcaster ESPN on Wednesday, following a sarcastic online post that was seen as attacking transgender people.
India News | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Tuesday April 5, 2016
The 33-year-old transgender will take on the Chief Minister who is contesting for a second time from the R K Nagar constituency.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday April 1, 2016
Used to enlist themselves either as male or female in official documents, the third gender voters are yet to come out in the open to declare their gender in voters' lists.
Wednesday March 23, 2016
"I feel proud to have sung songs for Yash Chopra ji and his entire family for so long, and today, my granddaughter has sung for Y-Films. I can't be happier and I'm glad the relationship between us has remained the same ever since," said Asha Bhosle
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday March 23, 2016
Over 40 per cent unemployed or low-income young transgender women struggle with one or more mental health issues and nearly one in five from two or more psychiatric disorders, according to a new study.
Agence France-Presse | Thursday March 10, 2016
Matrix co-director Andy Wachowski came out on Tuesday as transgender, giving her new name as Lilly, four years after directing partner and sister Lana made the same announcement. "Being transgender is not easy. We live in a majority-enforced gender binary world," she said
Monday March 7, 2016
The clip begins with SRK thanking the six singers, who in turn offered to sing for him. Once they clapped and sang in chorus, it was difficult for the 50-year-old actor to hold back and not join in the fun. Yash Raj Films' youth section Y Films shared the video on Twitter on Monday
J Sam Daniel Stalin | Tuesday April 5, 2016
In a first, a transgender has been appointed as a noon meal organiser at a government school in Tamil Nadu's Tiruvannamalai district.
Tamil Nadu News | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Friday March 4, 2016
In a first, a transgender has been appointed as noon meal Organiser at a government school in Tamil Nadu's Tiruvannamalai district
Agence France-Presse | Monday February 29, 2016
It was for her role in the British biographical drama The Danish Girl that Alicia was honoured with an Academy Award, in which she played Danish artist Gerda Wegener in a love story about how she and her fellow artist husband Einar Elbe, played by Eddie Redmayne, navigate his journey as a transgender pioneer
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday February 27, 2016
Lok Sabha on Friday took up for consideration a private member bill to end discrimination against transgenders, which had created history last April when Rajya Sabha passed it.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday February 26, 2016
Transgenders in Maharashtra are becoming more aware of their electoral rights with Thane district registering the maximum voters from the community in the state this year.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday February 18, 2016
South Dakota could soon be the first US state to ban transgendered students from using bathrooms or locker rooms that match their gender identities.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday February 2, 2016
The Supreme Court will today hear a curative petition of gay activists challenging its verdict criminalising homosexuality in the country.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Sunday January 31, 2016
With Transgender Model Agency all set to open here soon, the community is looking forward to a new lease of life.