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Jul 19, 2019
Parliament LIVE updates: Lok Sabha passes Protection of Human Rights (Amendment) bill after Opposition lodges strong protestsParliament LIVE updates: The Lok Sabha on Friday passed the Protection of Human Rights (Amendment) Bill, 2019 with the 'aye's having the majority.
Oct 12, 2018
On the front seat: India's first transgender cabbie Meghna Sahoo paves way for community members to access regular jobsLipstick in hand and phone at the ready, Meghna Sahoo darkens her eyes with kohl, combs her long, black hair and adjusts a dupatta so she is primed for her first client of the day.
Oct 09, 2018
Veena Sendre, former Miss Chhattisgarh, crowned India's first Miss Trans QueenVeena Sendre said since childhood she felt 'different' from others; 'Nobody wanted to be my friend, everybody made fun of me.'
Aug 28, 2018
Assam NRC: Shunned by families, citizenship of many transgender individuals at stake as they fail to secure 'legacy data'The Supreme Court in 2014 had delivered a landmark verdict, directing the states to recognise the gender identity of transgender people and ensure that they are given entitlements and benefits.
Jul 23, 2018
Pakistan polls: 125 trans people to work as observers at polling stations during 25 July electionsThe trans people poll observers will be deployed in Lahore, Islamabad, Karachi and Quetta, the Express Tribune reported on Monday.
Jul 16, 2018
Scarlett Johansson lauded by Hollywood transgender community for pulling out of Rub & TugScarlett Johansson announced that she was exiting Rub & Tug, a film in which she was set to star as Dante Tex Gill, a transgender man.
Jul 14, 2018
Scarlett Johansson drops out of Rub&Tug after severe backlash for taking on role of trans manScarlett Johansson was set to portray 1970s Pittsburgh crime boss Dante "Tex" Gill, who was born Jean Gill, in the film Rub&Tug
Dec 31, 2016
Anjali Lama, Nepal's first transgender model, on finding acceptance on the ramp in IndiaThis month, Anjali Lama — nepal's well-known transgender model — was chosen as one among five new faces who will walk the ramp at the Lakmé Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2017.
May 28, 2016
Equal music: The Six Pack Band, India's transgender music group, on breaking barriersIndia's only transgender music group, The Six Pack Band, tells us about their incredible journey since their debut in January
Jan 13, 2016
Trans-formative announcement: Kerala flags off 'first-of-its-kind' justice board for transgender communityKerala on Wednesday, announced that there would be a justice board set up to exclusively for the transgender community