Coronavirus Outbreak: Trans community's lives come to standstill, but hope presents itself through welfare initiatives
Many individuals in the trans community, such as the hijras, have lost all sources of income due to the nation-wide lockdown. Social stigma makes it difficult for them to access essential items like food, and many are struggling to pay rent
Although institutions are slowly warming up to the idea of building gender-neutral or even restrooms exclusively meant for transgender individuals, the fear of potentially hostile bathroom policies in a public space, is still felt daily.
As India celebrates Transgender Awareness Week from 13-19 November this year, Firstpost brings to you an unusual story of courageous, independent Thanuja Singam
Like other beauty pageants, contestants of Miss Transqueen India will compete in swimming costume, traditional wear, evening gown and question-answer rounds
parliamentary panel has criticised the government's draft transgender bill for not addressing important civil rights issues such as marriage and divorce
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.