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Apr 22, 2019
Despite not participating in Lok Sabha polls, Chhattisgarh's transgender community is slowly changing electoral landscapeAt least in Chhattisgarh, transgenders are increasingly becoming a part of the political field
Dec 25, 2018
Women-centric reforms needed for financial inclusion; gender-neutral schemes don't work amid societal barsFinancial inclusion is important because women specifically score disproportionately low on ordinary functions like savings and borrowings due to reasons such as gender violence, limited mobility, not being allowed to work, etc.
Apr 02, 2018
Denied job due to her gender by Air India, Shanavi Ponnusamy fights for equal employment opportunities for trans peopleShanavi Ponnusamy identifies as a transwoman but was forced to apply as a woman for a job because Air India doesn't yet accommodate transgenders as a separate category
Nov 09, 2017
Watch: Germans react as court orders legal option of 'third gender'On the streets of Berlin, people hail 'a step in the right direction' after Germany's top court ordered parliament to recognise a "third gender" from birth, potentially making it the first European country to offer intersex people, the option of identifying as something other than male or female.
Oct 03, 2017
Good news for third gender: Bhopal gets its first public toilet for transgendersIn some good news for transgender people in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Monday inaugurated a toilet in the Mangalwara area for their exclusive use.
Jun 24, 2017
Pakistan issues first third-gender passport to transgender activist Farzana RiazPakistan issued its first third-gender passport to a transgender activist, who hailed the move as a step forward for the marginalised community. At least half a million people in Pakistan identify as transgender
Aug 23, 2016
Transgender people in police force: Other states should emulate the Tamil Nadu model of sexual diversitytransgender people will get the concessions of women in terms of educational qualifications, physical fitness and reservation. An amazing turnaround for a state, which in 2013 had rejected a transgender candidate when she failed a medical examination for police recruitment.
Aug 03, 2016
Watch: Coimbatore salon opens its doors to transgendersThe owner of Luxx Salon and Spa claims that it's the first initiative of it's kind in the country, a modern unisex salon and gym, with it's doors open to the third gender. Watch this video to learn more!
Dec 24, 2015
How Ratikant became Aishwarya: An Odisha transgender's remarkable journey from humiliation to vindicationJust over a year ago, he was Ratikant Pradhan. Now she is Aishwarya Rutuparna. Posted as commercial tax officer (CTO) under the department of finance in the Government of Odisha at the port city of Paradip, Ratikant has travelled a very long and humiliating journey to become his... err... her own self.
Dec 15, 2015
In a first, third gender candidates to contest polls in BangladeshBangladesh will see its first transgender candidates contest democratic elections this year on the 30th of December during the Municipal Elections.