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Rights for transgenders Are titles like 'Tgr', 'Ki' good enough?

Aug 06, 2014

Rights for transgenders Are titles like 'Tgr', 'Ki' good enough?

The MP government's initiative comes after the Supreme Court of India's landmark judgement of April 15, 2014 based on two petitions that sought to provide equal rights to the third sex. #LGBT #eunuchs #transgenders #Kinnar #Indian transgenders #Hijras #Alternative sexuality
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