World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday October 1, 2015
Transgender Olympian Caitlyn Jenner will not be charged with manslaughter in connection with a deadly car crash in Los Angeles earlier this year, authorities said Wednesday.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday September 26, 2015
Coming to the rescue of a US- based NRI transgender, Delhi High Court has provided her police protection after she alleged she was forcibly brought to India by her parents to be reformed and taught to be "a proper girl".
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday September 25, 2015
Pope Francis called Friday to respect the "natural difference" between men and women, as he warned against the imposition of "alien" lifestyles.
World News | Richard Perez Pena, The New York Times | Tuesday September 22, 2015
In four years of college, about a fourth of undergraduate women at a large group at 27 leading universities are sexually assaulted by force or when they are incapacitated by alcohol or drugs, according to one of the largest studies of its kind released Monday.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday September 8, 2015
There's a lengthy waiting list for a place at Sweden's first retirement home for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community, its success highlighting a growing demand for accommodation specifically for elderly LGBT people.
Press Trust of India | Monday September 7, 2015
"It was the most brilliant education. Their kindness and support galvanised me," he said. In The Danish Girl, Eddie Redmayne, will be seen as Danish artist Einar Magnus Andreas Wegener, one the first known recipients of gender reassignment surgery
AgenceFrance-Presse | Friday September 4, 2015
High-profile incidents during the season included Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli receiving a one-match ban for retweeting an image of racial stereotypes, Stoke defender Robert Huth being banned for two matches for taking part in a transgender guessing game on Twitter, and Wigan owner Dave Whelan's six-week ban for remarks he made about Jewish pe...
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Thursday September 3, 2015
As many as 1,803 family cards have been issued for transgenders and more than four lakh fake ration cards revoked in Tamil Nadu, Food Minister R Kamaraj told the State Assembly today.
Press Trust of India | Saturday August 29, 2015
When Caitlyn said that she wants to be treated like a "normal woman", transgender activist Jenny Boylan said, "You are a normal woman, right now, today. You don't need a man to make you a woman. Now that you're in the sisterhood, you have gone to such trouble to be a woman; don't be a stupid one. Be a smart one."
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday August 24, 2015
A US Marine accused of murder told a Philippine court today he fought with and subdued a transgender Filipina in self-defence but denied murdering her, his lawyer said.
mid-day.com | Monday August 24, 2015
Before the film is thrown open for public viewing in India, Krishna wants to show the film to Aamir. She shares, "Aamir sir is quite aware of social issues and I am sure his inputs on my documentary based on the struggles of transgender people will help"
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday August 21, 2015
Transgender Olympic champion Caitlyn Jenner could face misdemeanor manslaughter charges over a deadly car crash in February when Los Angeles police reveal the results of an investigation into the accident next week.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday August 19, 2015
The White House said Tuesday it had hired its first openly transgender official, a move which supporters said underscored the administration's drive against inequality.
Offbeat | Amrita Kohli | Friday August 14, 2015
As India marks its 69th Independence Day, the Internet finds itself flooded with celebratory videos. Several are versions of the National Anthem but none are as powerful a reminder of what it means to be independent in India than this one.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday August 10, 2015
Nepal issued its first transgender passport today in a move which rights groups hailed as a breakthrough.
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.