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May 17, 2018
On IDAHOBIT 2018, three stories that underscore the need for a perspective shift on gender, sexualityPoint of View is bringing forward many stories through a series called 'Life, Actually' — part of their campaign for IDAHOBIT 2018
May 11, 2018
Karnataka trans people struggle to get mainstreamed in politics, secure voter IDs as parties remain oblivious to their plightTransgenders are often asked to distribute pamphlets, put up banners, sloganeer and even dance to draw the attention of voters. A major grouse is that they are forgotten soon after the elections are over.
Apr 20, 2018
LGBT activists in London call for decriminalisation of homosexuality in Commonwealth countriesActivists gathered in London for a protest denouncing homophobia and calling for the decriminalisation of homosexuality in Commonwealth countries.
Apr 10, 2018
Commonwealth Games 2018: Transgender weightlifter Laurel Hubbard fears her elbow injury could be 'career-ending'Transgender weightlifter Laurel Hubbard who made waves at the Commonwealth Games said her career may be over after she suffered a dramatic injury mid-competition.
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
Mar 18, 2018
Transgender rights Bill sent to Cabinet after social justice ministry incorporates Parliamentary panel recommendationsThe Social Justice ministry has sent a Bill on transgender rights to the Cabinet after finalising nine amendments, including those in the definition of the term 'transgender', keeping with the recommendations of a Parliamentary panel
Mar 09, 2018
Navi Mumbai's Third Eye Cafe has employed transgender people, to help them live with dignityBy giving them gainful employment, Third Eye Cafe is helping transgender people to integrate into the mainstream
Mar 08, 2018
International Women's Day: Transgender activist takes crowdfunding route to build 'grandma's home' for children of sex workersGauri, the activist, has also pledged Rs 17 lakh that she has received through the TV show Kaun Banega Crorepati for her initiative.
Mar 01, 2018
Madhu Chindaki lynching: Gruesome incident highlights growing threat of 'mobocracy' in Kerala societyThe recent mob lynching of a tribal youth Madhu Chindaki in Kerala has turned the focus on the increasing incidents of mobocracy in the state.
Feb 22, 2018
Kolkata transwoman's passport application rejected: Incident highlights low awareness of trans rightsBorn male, but identifying as female, Sandeepta Das' passport application was rejected by an official, allegedly on the grounds that she hadn't undergone Sex Reassignment Surgery