Indo-Asian News Service | Monday January 19, 2015
Popular transgender TV personality Rose Venkatesan said that the portrayal of transgenders in I belittles their community
World News | Reuters | Thursday January 15, 2015
Thailand's constitution will include the term "third gender" for the first time, a member of a panel drafting a new charter said today, in a move to empower transgender and gay communities and ensure them fairer legal treatment.
Sunday January 11, 2015
The government of Russia is apparently made up its mind about a rather unusual way of ensuring road safety. According to a new legal amendment, people affected by any 'sexual disorders' will not be allowed to drive cars.
World News | Associated Press | Saturday January 10, 2015
New Russian road safety regulations bar transsexuals, transvestites and others with sexual "disorders" from driving.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday January 5, 2015
A transgender today scripted history by winning the mayor's election in Chhattisgarh's Raigarh Municipal Corporation, defeating his nearest rival from the BJP.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday October 18, 2014
The Rajasthan government has given official recognition to transgenders in the allotment process of various housing schemes in the state.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday September 29, 2014
Aryana had just returned to her home one night in June when Malaysian Islamic-purity enforcers burst in, ransacking her apartment and arresting her for cross-dressing.
India News | 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 News | 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 News | Associated Press | Monday July 21, 2014
Federal workers and contractors who are gay and transgender are getting new protections from President Barack Obama.
India News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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...
Delhi News | 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.
Pune News | 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...