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Mar 18, 2018
Transgender rights Bill sent to Cabinet after social justice ministry incorporates Parliamentary panel recommendationsThe Social Justice ministry has sent a Bill on transgender rights to the Cabinet after finalising nine amendments, including those in the definition of the term 'transgender', keeping with the recommendations of a Parliamentary panel
Mar 09, 2018
Navi Mumbai's Third Eye Cafe has employed transgender people, to help them live with dignityBy giving them gainful employment, Third Eye Cafe is helping transgender people to integrate into the mainstream
Mar 08, 2018
International Women's Day: Transgender activist takes crowdfunding route to build 'grandma's home' for children of sex workersGauri, the activist, has also pledged Rs 17 lakh that she has received through the TV show Kaun Banega Crorepati for her initiative.
Mar 01, 2018
Madhu Chindaki lynching: Gruesome incident highlights growing threat of 'mobocracy' in Kerala societyThe recent mob lynching of a tribal youth Madhu Chindaki in Kerala has turned the focus on the increasing incidents of mobocracy in the state.
Feb 22, 2018
Kolkata transwoman's passport application rejected: Incident highlights low awareness of trans rightsBorn male, but identifying as female, Sandeepta Das' passport application was rejected by an official, allegedly on the grounds that she hadn't undergone Sex Reassignment Surgery
Feb 21, 2018
Krishna Sen case: Story of woman who pretended to be a man to swindle wives raises many questionsThe case of Krishna Sen from Nainital — born biologically female, who posed as a man, married two women, and now stands accused of harassing one of them for dowry — throws up interesting questions about gender identity, male privilege and how we perceive them
Feb 19, 2018
Shanavi Ponnusamy, and the fight for trans-inclusive workplaces in India's public and private sectorAfter being denied a job at Air India and receiving no response from the airline, Shanavi Ponnusamy has asked to be euthanised. In her struggles lies the seed for a larger movement about inclusive workspaces | #FirstCulture
Feb 18, 2018
Pakistan to send transgenders for the first time as volunteers during Haj pilgrimage this yearFor the first time in the history of Pakistan, transgenders will be part of a team of boy scouts being sent to Saudi Arabia to serve as volunteers during 2018 Haj pilgrimage
Feb 12, 2018
'Gay men love beards, lesbians tend to hug each other': Malaysian daily publishes checklist to 'identify' LGBT membersA Malaysian newspaper has reportedly published a list of characteristics to identify potential gay and lesbian people.
Feb 04, 2018
Maharashtra to become first state to have Transgender Welfare Board, makes Rs 5 cr available for community's wellbeingLong pending Transgender Welfare Board will finally see light of the day with the Maharashtra government making a provision of Rs 5 crore for welfare of the community