India Matters: A Judgement in Gender
May 23, 2014
हमलोग : किन्नरों को तीसरी पहचान
Apr 20, 2014
India | Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday September 11, 2014
Gay, lesbian and bisexual people cannot be categorized as transgender, the Centre has argued in the Supreme Court while seeking clarification on its ruling earlier this year that transgenders should get benefits from the government in jobs and educat...
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 13, 2014
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.
India | Press Trust of India | Monday August 4, 2014
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.
World | Associated Press | Monday July 21, 2014
Federal workers and contractors who are gay and transgender are getting new protections from President Barack Obama.
India | Written by Siddharth Ranjan Das | Sunday June 8, 2014
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...
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 14, 2014
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).
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 13, 2014
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.
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
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday April 15, 2014
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.
South | J Sam Daniel Stalin | Friday February 7, 2014
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.
India | Neha Khanna | Wednesday December 11, 2013
The top court will deliver its order on petitions challenging the landmark Delhi High Court judgment of 2009 decriminalising homosexuality.
World | IANS | Friday November 8, 2013
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.
Agence France Presse | Friday October 12, 2012
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.
Press Trust of India | Friday August 17, 2012
For the first time in the country, a sports meet for transgenders is being organised here in Chhattisgarh on September 8 and 9.
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 1, 2012
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...
Cities | Press Trust of India | Sunday November 27, 2011
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.
Cities | Mid-Day.com | Thursday September 15, 2011
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...
World | Associated Press | Saturday June 18, 2011
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...
Jeevan Prakash | Tuesday April 12, 2011
David Atkins has shown courage and has helmed a film on transgenders called Queens! Destiny Of Dance, which got full support of Hema Malini.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday January 9, 2011
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...