Election 2014 | Agence France-Presse | Sunday April 20, 2014
53-year-old Bharathi Kannamma hopes to build on the momentum and overturn prejudices against India's several million transgenders.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 16, 2014
The decision officially recognising a third gender in law was a historic one, said the United Nations
Blog | Kalki Subramaniam | Wednesday April 16, 2014
I have the right to a dignified life, writes this trans-sexual woman.
World | Associated Press | Tuesday April 1, 2014
As Dr. Kim Seok-Kwun begins surgery to create a functioning penis for a Buddhist monk who was born female, he is well aware of the unease his work creates in this deeply conservative country. The devout Protestant known as the "father of South Korean...
Election 2014 | Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 1, 2014
BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi has a new rival in the temple town - a transgender.
Offbeat | Amrita Kohli | Wednesday April 2, 2014
11-year-old Jazz, long-haired and looking just like any other American pre-teen her age, has something important to say: "I was born a boy but live as a girl. I am transgender."
Associated Press | Monday March 3, 2014
Jared Leto has won the Academy Award for best supporting actor for his performance as an HIV-positive transgender prostitute in Dallas Buyers Club.
Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday February 20, 2014
Oscar-nominated actor Jared Leto, who plays a transgender AIDS patient named Rayon in Dallas Buyers Club, said he flirted with director Jean-Marc VallÃ©e for the role in the film.
Written by Chandni Prashar | Saturday February 15, 2014
Juno actress Ellen Page made announced that she was gay at the Human Rights Campaign's Time To THRIVE conference for LGBTQ [Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning] youth in Las Vegas.
Associated Press | Friday February 14, 2014
There are about 50 different terms people can use to identify their gender as well as three preferred pronoun choices.
World | Reuters | Friday February 14, 2014
For the first time, Facebook Inc is letting users of its online social network identify themselves as a gender other than male and female.
India | Written by Sutapa Deb | Saturday December 21, 2013
Transgender is an umbrella term for persons who do not identify with the sex they were born with. Like Hijras and kothis, who both express a feminine gender identity, and are the most visible among sexual minorities.
Blog | Chitra Palekar | Tuesday December 17, 2013
My first reaction to the recent Supreme Court verdict on Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, which criminalizes gay sex, was shock and anger. The verdict turned our children criminals overnight. For what? They are just normal people going about the...
World | Erica Goode, The New York Times | Wednesday December 4, 2013
There were times - after he told his parents he was gay, for example, and his mother wept, and his father tried to hit him - when Fredy Bolvito curled up on a bench in Union Square here and cried because he had AIDS and no job and no place to stay, a...
Cities | Press Trust of India | Monday November 25, 2013
Members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community on Sunday held a march in the city demanding an end to discrimination.
World | Associated Press | Thursday November 7, 2013
The U.S. Senate is headed for a historic vote on legislation outlawing workplace discrimination against gay, bisexual and transgender Americans, demonstrating the country's quickly evolving attitude toward gay rights.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday November 5, 2013
Apple chief executive Tim Cook joined the White House on Monday in backing a bill to ban workplace discrimination against gay and transgender employees.
Agence France-Presse | Tuesday November 5, 2013
Tim Cook penned an op-ed piece in the Wall Street Journal about his support of the Employment Nondiscrimination Act currently pending in the US Senate.
Press Trust Of India | Tuesday November 5, 2013
Eminem may continue to use gay slurs in his lyrics but the rapper says he has no issue with "gay, straight, transgender" people.
World | Associated Press | Tuesday November 5, 2013
The Senate pushed a major anti-bias gay rights bill past a first, big hurdle on Monday.