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Feb 11, 2019
Trans men question Invisible Men author Nandini Krishnan's presence on panel discussing queer writing at Kala Ghoda FestivalThe 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).
Feb 04, 2019
Nandini Krishnan, Penguin Random House committed serious breach of trust, ethical lapses in publishing book on us, charge trans menAt 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
Jan 30, 2019
Laxmi Narayan Tripathi claims a place for trans people at Kumbh Mela, pushes for recognition of her Kinnar akharaUnlike 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.
Jan 21, 2019
Nothing wrong in Sadhana Singh's Mayawati remarks, anyone with zero self-respect is called a transgender: BJP MLA Surendra SinghBJP leader Sadhana Singh had raised a political storm by calling BSP chief Mayawati "worse than a transgender" and a "blot on womankind".
Dec 31, 2018
Songs my mother never taught me and how that became my meal ticket in 2018The 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
Dec 28, 2018
Railways to grant 40% fare concession to transgender senior citizens from 1 January onwardsThe 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.
Dec 24, 2018
Transgender Persons Bill 2018: Half-hearted legislation does more harm than good, creates rights that can't be enforcedIt has been four years since the passing of the landmark judgement of the Supreme Court, wherein the court granted recognition and certain rights and protection to the transgender community in India.
Dec 18, 2018
Four transgender women allowed to enter Sabarimala day after Kerala cops asked them to come back in men's clothesFour transgenders, who were denied permission to visit the Sabarimala temple a day ago, on Monday got the sanction to pray at the temple, said one of them.
Nov 19, 2018
Transgender individuals demand safer, gender-neutral bathrooms in India post-Section 377 verdictAlthough 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.
Nov 18, 2018
LGBTQ community in India reacts to Tinder's update allowing 23 new gender identity optionsPopular dating app Tinder has announced that it will now give its users the ability to add information about their gender outside the binary.