World News | Reuters | Tuesday November 24, 2015
Social network giant Twitter has banned onsite blood drives in its offices worldwide where regulations do not permit blood donations from gay or bisexual men, a move that LGBT-rights advocates say is a first for a public technology company.
India News | Thursday November 19, 2015
Ms Singh, 30, a transgender, runs an NGO for her community. When the Madhya Pradesh government requested the NGO, Mitra Shringaar Samiti, last year to be a part of the Swacch Bharat Mission, she happily agreed. It is now the team's mission to campaign from door to door for better sanitation in the villages.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday November 19, 2015
The family of an Israeli transgender woman is seeking to stop the cremation of her body after her suicide, arguing it offends their ultra-Orthodox beliefs even though it was specified in her will.
Kerala News | Written by Sneha Mary Koshy | Monday November 16, 2015
Kerala has unveiled a transgender policy, becoming the first state in India to do so. The policy aims to give 25,000 transgender people in the state a platform to eventually be able to demand a right to equality, dignity, development and expression, the government says.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday November 13, 2015
A transgender Japanese man whose face had been cut off was found dead by his adopted son at their suburban home, police and media said today.
Kerala News | Written by Sneha Mary Koshy | Sunday November 8, 2015
33-year-old Jenson in Kerala, a first time voter has been proudly flashing his 'inked finger'. He says he refused to vote all these years because being a transgender, he never felt like voting as a male or female. But the state included transgenders as a separate category in this year's civic elections.
Chennai News | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Friday November 6, 2015
Chennai's K Prithika Yashini will soon become India's first transgender Sub Inspector of Police.
Karnataka News | Written by Maya Sharma | Tuesday November 3, 2015
Among this year's recipients of the Karnataka government's Rajyotsava Award is a young transgender, Akkai Padmashali.
Indians Abroad | Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 21, 2015
Michelin-starred Chef Vikas Khanna presented his magnum opus 16-kg culinary book 'Utsav' to former US President Bill Clinton President, cherishing the opportunity to showcase to the American leader the rich and diverse cuisine of Indian festivals and rituals.
India News | Written by Sunetra Choudhury | Thursday October 15, 2015
She's only 16 but she's a bit of an online agony aunt. NainaQueenB is the name she goes by in her social media channel that's followed by 7000-odd internet users.
World News | Reuters | Thursday October 15, 2015
A well-known Argentine activist for the rights of lesbians, gays, bisexual and transgender people (LGBTI) was found dead in her Buenos Aires apartment on Tuesday, the third transgender woman to have died violently in the country over the last month.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday October 14, 2015
A French court has for the first time recognised a third gender for a person born with both male and female genitalia, a prosecutor said today.
Kerala News | Press Trust of India | Monday October 12, 2015
In a first, a block exclusively to house transgenders is coming up in a high security prison in Thrissur in an effort to protect their privacy and human rights.
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 | 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.