Recently, 150 writers artists and academics wrote an open letter arguing against ideological conformity amid a debate over so-called cancel culture — where prominent people face attack for sharing controversial opinions
She is regarded as among the key leaders that brought about the 1969 Stonewall uprising — a turning point in the global LGBTQ+ rights movement.
Faced with daunting challenges in lockdown, trans men in India rely on online, offline support from community
The lockdown has not only caused trans men in rural and urban India to be stuck in unsupportive quarantine spaces, but also increased the inaccessibility of regular testosterone shots and gender affirming surgery, thus adding to their dysphoria and other mental health issues.
'I feel the pain of having nowhere to go': A Manipuri trans woman recounts her ongoing lockdown ordeal
Siku, a Nupi Manbi (trans woman) from Manipur, found her job and life in Bengaluru suddenly at end with the lockdown. Having returned to Manipur, however, Siku has had an especially difficult journey that is nowhere close to its end.
Reading JK Rowling’s tweets through the prism of Polish filmmaker Małgorzata Szumowska’s In the Name Of
Along with commenting on JK Rowling's 'transphobic tweets', watching Polish gay drama In The Name Of on MUBI India may give one a better perspective.
Include 'transgender' as separate category in job application forms: Centre directs ministries and departments
All the departments in the central government have been asked to include "transgender" as a separate category of gender for recruitment in civil services and other central government posts.
Coronavirus lockdown stifles livelihoods of millions of trans people in India; govt aid remains inaccessible, insufficient for many
The biggest lockdown in the world has taken away all their means of earnings, and though the government is giving Rs 1,500 as relief to transgenders, many of them do not have the required documents to get the money, they said.
Transgender woman Mara Gómez's fate hangs in balance as Argentine football faces monumental decision
Mara Gómez was signed recently by Villa San Carlos in the first division of women's football league in Argentina. Now the 22-year-old forward is awaiting the Argentine Soccer Federation's decision whether to authorise the signing.
Akshay Kumar on three consecutive hits in 2019 with Kesari, Mission Mangal, Housefull 4, and his hopes for Good Newwz
Akshay Kumar says he moves on swiftly from one role to another, like he did from a comedy, Housefull 4 to another, Good Newwz, within two months.
Australia PM Scott Morrison criticises CA's transgender policy, describes it as' heavy-handed and mystifying'
Cricket Australia have come under fire for a new policy aimed at making the sport inclusive for transgender and gender diverse players, with Prime Minister Scott Morrison describing it as heavy-handed and mystifying.
Kerala Social Justice Department establishes short stay shelter home for transgender men in Kunnukuzhy
As a part of offering a safe adobe to transgender men in the state, the Kerala Social Justice Department established a short shelter home in Kunnukuzhy.
After centuries of ostracism, the Kinnar community’s challenge to the Hindu establishment at the Kumbh Mela reached fruition when they became part of the Juna Akhara at Prayag. The Kinnars — trans and intersex people and hijras — performed the Aghori Puja and took holy dips
As many as 21 school dropouts transgenders were honoured by the Kerala government for passing examinations equivalent to class 10 and 12, in Kerala, and they were facilitated by the education minister Prof C Ravindranath at an event organised by Kerala Saksharath mission.
Konkona Sensharma, Tanuja Chandra, Gazal Dhaliwal on their short A Monsoon Date, and telling more LGBTQ stories
Konkona Sensharma, director Tanuja Chandra and writer Gazal Dhaliwal talk about how they have used rain unconventionally in their new Eros Now short film.
Trans men question Invisible Men author Nandini Krishnan's presence on panel discussing queer writing at Kala Ghoda Festival
The opposition to Nandini Krishnan’s book, Invisible Men: Inside India’s Transmasculine Network, witnessed another development on 9 February 2019 in Mumbai, where the author was scheduled to participate in a panel discussion at the Kala Ghoda Arts Festival (KGAF).
Nandini Krishnan, Penguin Random House committed serious breach of trust, ethical lapses in publishing book on us, charge trans men
At least 22 trans men featured in Nandini Krishnan’s recently released book, Invisible Men: Inside India’s Transmasculine Network, have accused the author of committing serious ethical transgressions
Laxmi Narayan Tripathi claims a place for trans people at Kumbh Mela, pushes for recognition of her Kinnar akhara
Unlike other akharas at the Kumbh Mela, which are only open to Hindu men, the Kinnar akhara is open to all genders and religions. On the Kumbh's first bathing day, Tripathi led a train of 21 tractor chariots from their tent camp to the bathing ghats.
Nothing wrong in Sadhana Singh's Mayawati remarks, anyone with zero self-respect is called a transgender: BJP MLA Surendra Singh
BJP leader Sadhana Singh had raised a political storm by calling BSP chief Mayawati "worse than a transgender" and a "blot on womankind".
The valuable lesson I learnt in 2018 was that we must always take pride in and talk about the great work women silently put into making us
The concession for a person of the third gender, aged 60 years or above, will be available from New Year's Day, said Central Railway spokesperson Sunil Udasi.