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Coronavirus Outbreak: Trans community's lives come to standstill, but hope presents itself through welfare initiatives
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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

Transgender individuals demand safer, gender-neutral bathrooms in India post-Section 377 verdict
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Transgender individuals demand safer, gender-neutral bathrooms in India post-Section 377 verdict

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.

Transgenders need society to join the fight for our rights: Thanuja Singam
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Transgenders need society to join the fight for our rights: Thanuja Singam

As India celebrates Transgender Awareness Week from 13-19 November this year, Firstpost brings to you an unusual story of courageous, independent Thanuja Singam

Miss Transqueen India: Gurugram to host first-ever beauty pageant for transgenders on 27 August
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Miss Transqueen India: Gurugram to host first-ever beauty pageant for transgenders on 27 August

Like other beauty pageants, contestants of Miss Transqueen India will compete in swimming costume, traditional wear, evening gown and question-answer rounds

Parliamentary panel: Transgender bill does not address important civil rights issues
India

Parliamentary panel: Transgender bill does not address important civil rights issues

parliamentary panel has criticised the government's draft transgender bill for not addressing important civil rights issues such as marriage and divorce

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