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'Transgenders' - 18 News Result(s)

  • United Nations hails Supreme Court ruling on transgenders

    United Nations hails Supreme Court ruling on transgenders

    The decision officially recognising a third gender in law was a historic one, said the United Nations

  • Transgenders are the 'third gender', rules Supreme Court

    Transgenders are the 'third gender', rules Supreme Court

    In a landmark judgement, the Supreme Court has asked the Centre to treat transgenders as the third gender or category and grant them all facilities including a voters ID, passport and driving licence.

  • Transgenders now a part of Tamil Nadu Home Guards

    Transgenders now a part of Tamil Nadu Home Guards

    M Shakti and K Shanmuganathan are toiling hard at a ground in Tamil Nadu. The duo is among six transgenders who are being trained by the police to be a part of the Tamil Nadu Home Guards.

  • Supreme Court verdict on plea against decriminalising gay sex likely today

    Supreme Court verdict on plea against decriminalising gay sex likely today

    The top court will deliver its order on petitions challenging the landmark Delhi High Court judgment of 2009 decriminalising homosexuality.

  • US Senate passes gay rights bill

    US Senate passes gay rights bill

    The US Senate approved a bill prohibiting discrimination at work over sexual orientation or gender identity, but the measure faces an uncertain future in the House of Representatives.

  • Asia's first gay sports tournament begins in Nepal

    Asia's first gay sports tournament begins in Nepal

    Hundreds of athletes on Friday took part in Asia's first-ever sports tournament for lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgenders in the Nepalese capital Kathmandu, organisers said.

  • Sports meet for transgenders in September

    Sports meet for transgenders in September

    For the first time in the country, a sports meet for transgenders is being organised here in Chhattisgarh on September 8 and 9.

  • Tamil Nadu govt announces monthly dole for transgenders

    Reaching out to the transgender community, Tamil Nadu government today announced introducing a scheme to provide them with a monthly dole of Rs 1000. According to the proposed "Pension Scheme for Destitute Transgenders" by Chief Minister J Jayalalith...

  • Delhi's Queer Pride march takes to the streets; demands government legislation to end discrimination

    Delhi's Queer Pride march takes to the streets; demands government legislation to end discrimination

    Hundreds of people in colourful attire took to the streets here today lending their support to lesbians, gays, bisexuals, and transgenders (LGBT) and seeking an end to discrimination against their community.

  • Soon, sex workers in Pune will flaunt university education

    Soon, sex workers in Pune will flaunt university education

    At a time when education is becoming big business, here's an example of a university that believes in taking learning to the masses and not differentiating between its students. In a bid to rehabilitate and empower marginalised sections of society li...

  • UN backs gay rights for first time ever

    UN backs gay rights for first time ever

    The United Nations endorsed the rights of gay, lesbian and transgender people for the first time ever on Friday, passing a resolution hailed as historic by the U.S. and other backers and decried by some African and Muslim countries.The declaration was cautiously worded, expressing "grave concern" ab...

  • Hema Malini Supports Film On Transgenders

    Hema Malini Supports Film On Transgenders

    David Atkins has shown courage and has helmed a film on transgenders called Queens! Destiny Of Dance, which got full support of Hema Malini.

  • Census 2011: Transgenders prepare to be counted for first time

    Census 2011: Transgenders prepare to be counted for first time

    When census officials hit the road for the mammoth task of counting the billion plus people, transgenders will ensure they are counted for the first time ever, after the government decided on their inclusion in the 2011 population count as a separate category.????? Transgend...

  • Andhra Pradesh government gives in to sexuality bias

    Andhra Pradesh government gives in to sexuality bias

    The joy of getting recognised under the Minorities Welfare Department, after years of struggle, has proved short lived for the transgender community in Andhra Pradesh. Angry protests by religious minority groups forced the Andhra Pradesh government to go back on its decision to include sexual minori...

  • Reality show of transgenders getting ready

    Reality show of transgenders getting ready

    A reality show titled Chaanthupottu of dance and musical programmes will feature about 40 transgenders selected from different parts of Kerala.

  • Eunuch seeks voting rights in Maharashtra polls

    Eunuch seeks voting rights in Maharashtra polls

    Seeking the right to vote for his community and transgenders in the forthcoming state Assembly polls, a eunuch has moved the Maharashtra SHRC in Mumbai.

  • In trucker district, sex workers empowered

    In trucker district, sex workers empowered

    Namakkal, with arguably the highest prevalence of HIV in the country, is now witnessing a self-empowerment initiative by transgenders and sex workers.

  • Carriers of HIV epidemic ignored in India

    Transgenders and the kinnars have got little attention from the government when it comes to formulating health policy in spite they being most susceptible to the threat of HIV/AIDS, even more than the sex workers.

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