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  • Kerala Government Ropes in NGO to Conduct Survey of Transgenders

    Kerala Government Ropes in NGO to Conduct Survey of Transgenders

    Kerala Government has decided to conduct a socio-economic and situational survey of transgenders in the state through an NGO with a view of formulating welfare measures for them.

  • Madhya Pradesh Pushes for Honourable Identity to Transgenders

    Madhya Pradesh Pushes for Honourable Identity to Transgenders

    With an aim to give an honourable identity to transgenders, the Madhya Pradesh Government has suggested that the third gender members be addressed by adding "Tgr" before their names on the lines of "Mr, Mrs and Ms in English and "Ki" in Hindi.

  • Obama Gives Protection to Gay, Transgender Workers

    Obama Gives Protection to Gay, Transgender Workers

    Federal workers and contractors who are gay and transgender are getting new protections from President Barack Obama.

  • Government Jobs for Transgenders in Madhya Pradesh Soon

    Government Jobs for Transgenders in Madhya Pradesh Soon

    Just months after the Supreme Court recognised transgenders as a third gender, the Madhya Pradesh Government formed a board which will not only maintain a database of transgenders in the state but also provide them with government jobs as per their e...

  • Backward Commission Recommends Transgenders for Reservation

    Backward Commission Recommends Transgenders for Reservation

    Transgenders on Tuesday moved closer to getting reservation in education and employment in public sector with the National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC) recommending their inclusion in the central list of Other Backward Classes (OBCs).

  • Backward Commission Recommends Transgenders for Reservation

    Backward Commission Recommends Transgenders for Reservation

    Transgenders today moved closer to getting reservation in employment and education in public sector with the National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC) recommending their inclusion in the central list of the OBCs.

  • 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...

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