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Transgenders officially a 'third gender' in Bangladesh

Nov 14, 2013

Transgenders officially a 'third gender' in Bangladesh

The Bangladeshi government on Monday approved 'transgender' as an official third gender, which will lead to the recognition of the rights of around 10,000 individuals who had previously been marginalised. #Bangladesh #LGBT #discrimination #Eunuch #Transgender #hijra #alternate sexualities
In a first, Chhattisgarh 'others' category gets a chance to vote

Oct 23, 2013

In a first, Chhattisgarh 'others' category gets a chance to vote

As per data available, Chhattisgarh has over 5,000 eunuchs and transgenders. #Politics #ThisisNext #States #Eunuch #Transgender #Chhattisgarh Election 2013
Centre to decide whether eunuchs come under ambit of rape law

Oct 04, 2013

Centre to decide whether eunuchs come under ambit of rape law

After hearing a public interest litigation on the matter, the Centre has told the Bombay High Court that it will decide on whether the law should expand the definition of rape under Section 375 to be gender-neutral, so that eunuchs can be included in the cases it governs #Bombay High Court #Rape #minorities #Transgender #transsexual #eunuchs #Justice Verma Committee #sexual molestation #LGBT groups
Lucknow starts helpline for those harrassed by eunuchs

Nov 21, 2012

Lucknow starts helpline for those harrassed by eunuchs

The debate on eunuchs who make their living dancing and singing outside homes celebrating weddings or births has been a long-standing one. Now, some citizens here say they have been harassed enough and have launched a helpline to deal with the "eunuch menace". #NewsTracker #Veteran Sahayata Samiti #eunuchs
A eunuch's tale: Election post nullified on gender basis

Jun 29, 2012

A eunuch's tale: Election post nullified on gender basis

Kamla Bua, a eunuch, had won the Sagar mayoral polls in 2009 from the seat reserved for SC catergory women. But a district the court nullified the election of Kamla Bua on the ground that being a eunuch he had failed to prove that he is a woman and he also failed to prove that he belonged to the scheduled caste category. #ThatsJustWrong #Madhya Pradesh #Eunuch #Kamla Bua #Gwalior

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A eunuch's tale: Election post nullified on gender basis

Jul 24, 2014

We baby boomers know how to dress with self-confidence

If our clothes are right, we feel like we can do anything. That's why us smart older ladies like to give our sensible outfits a feminine lift Last week, I gave a talk about older women, style and confidence, and had a moment's mental absence. Not a s... #Jean Muir #Biba (designer) #Ossie Clark (designer)
A eunuch's tale: Election post nullified on gender basis

Jul 08, 2014

Tireless campaigning means this is the best era to be female in modern times

Although we are still surrounded by examples of misogyny in our daily lives, just look back to see how far feminism has come Last week, in despatches from a misogynist land, we learned that a judge sympathised with a rapist because his victim made th... #Jean Muir #Biba (designer) #Ossie Clark (designer)
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