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Transgenders in Kerala continue to face discrimination as poor grasp of issues negate govt efforts
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Transgenders in Kerala continue to face discrimination as poor grasp of issues negate govt efforts

Transgenders in Kerala continue to face discrimination and hostile conditions as poor realisation of transgender issues become visible in Kerala government's half-hearted efforts

Donald Trump signs memo banning transgender recruits US military, invites heavy criticism from Democrats
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Donald Trump signs memo banning transgender recruits US military, invites heavy criticism from Democrats

President Donald Trump has reversed an Obama-era plan of recruiting transgenders in the US military.

Accused in Pune gangrape case get bail: Govt, courts aren't doing enough for justice for transgenders
India

Accused in Pune gangrape case get bail: Govt, courts aren't doing enough for justice for transgenders

The government has waited far too long to provide procedural mechanisms for transgenders.

US Pentagon waiting for 'formal guidance' on Donald Trump's ban on transgenders in military
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US Pentagon waiting for 'formal guidance' on Donald Trump's ban on transgenders in military

US Department of Defence is awaiting formal guidance from the White House on President Donald Trump's announcement about banning transgenders in American military.

US military chiefs ask for hold on transgender people enlisting; defence secy to take final decision
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US military chiefs ask for hold on transgender people enlisting; defence secy to take final decision

US military chiefs are asking for more time to implement a policy that will allow transgenders to enlist in the service branches, the Pentagon announced.

Sex change surgery performed in Kerala: Complaint against govt hospital alleging lapse in protocol
India

Sex change surgery performed in Kerala: Complaint against govt hospital alleging lapse in protocol

The first sex reassignment surgery in Kerala performed at Thiruvananthapuram Government Medical College Hospital in January this year had raised hopes among transgenders, but it has turned out to be a nightmare for the person who underwent the surgery.

'We, the (Transgender) People of India'
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'We, the (Transgender) People of India'

Exercising new found freedoms through the bars of Section 377 – the new dilemmas of the transgender communities of India

Train Diaries: This photo project captures the spirit of women in Mumbai's local trains
Life

Train Diaries: This photo project captures the spirit of women in Mumbai's local trains

Anushree Fadnavis talks about why she loves trains and how she photographs her subjects for her project 'Train Diaries'

Kochi school makes a difference as transgenders face tough life despite 2014 SC verdict
India

Kochi school makes a difference as transgenders face tough life despite 2014 SC verdict

Following the 2014 landmark Supreme Court judgment recognising transgenders as third gender, several organisations in Kerala came forward to bring the sexual minority to the mainstream of society by providing them employment.

Indian Railways, IRCTC include transgender as third gender in ticket forms
India

Indian Railways, IRCTC include transgender as third gender in ticket forms

Indian Railways and IRCTC have included "transgender as third gender" in the option alongside male and female in ticket reservation and cancellation forms.

Transgender people in police force: Other states should emulate the Tamil Nadu model of sexual diversity
India

Transgender people in police force: Other states should emulate the Tamil Nadu model of sexual diversity

transgender 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.

NEET 2016 results declared: Het Shah secures first rank; girls outperform boys
India

NEET 2016 results declared: Het Shah secures first rank; girls outperform boys

Girls outnumbered boys in qualifying the National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) for admission to undergraduate medical courses, as per the results declared by CBSE today, even though there were 11,058 males compared with 8,266 female applicants in the top 15 percent.

Bill seeking to provide separate identity to transgenders introduced in Lok Sabha
Politics

Bill seeking to provide separate identity to transgenders introduced in Lok Sabha

A bill seeking to empower the transgenders by providing them a separate identity and putting in place a mechanism to punish those who exploit them was introduced in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday.

In a landmark announcement US military lifts ban on transgender personnel
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In a landmark announcement US military lifts ban on transgender personnel

The Pentagon said on Thursday that it will let transgender personnel serve openly, a major milestone for America's vast military, and said it would pay for related medical treatment.

Tinder to discontinue service for those under 18
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Tinder to discontinue service for those under 18

Popular dating app Tinder has announced that it will discontinue use of the app to anyone who is not above 18 years of age.

Breaking barriers: Odisha agrees to give welfare to transgender community
Life

Breaking barriers: Odisha agrees to give welfare to transgender community

Members of the transgender community will be given Below Poverty Line cards that will allow them to access benefits under government welfare programmes.

Dancing queens: Transgenders raise the bar in Mumbai's dance circuit
Life

Dancing queens: Transgenders raise the bar in Mumbai's dance circuit

The Maharashtra government's Dance Bar Regulation Bill is doing nothing to protect the security of the women, as well as the growing number of transgenders in the business

'Bathroom law' for transgenders sparks dispute between Obama govt, North Carolina
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'Bathroom law' for transgenders sparks dispute between Obama govt, North Carolina

A bitter dispute over transgender rights between the Obama Administration and the North Carolina state government has taken an ugly turn with both sueing each other in a federal court

OBC status for transgenders? Cabinet may soon take up bill to recognise third gender
Politics

OBC status for transgenders? Cabinet may soon take up bill to recognise third gender

The Union Cabinet is soon likely to take up a bill to provide recognition to transgenders and protect their rights, Lok Sabha was informed on Friday

Spirituality, mysticism and festivity: All you need to know about this year's Maha Kumbh Mela at Ujjain
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Spirituality, mysticism and festivity: All you need to know about this year's Maha Kumbh Mela at Ujjain

Spirituality, mysticism, festivity, adventure and cultural extravaganza meet on the banks of River Kshipra at Ujjain in Madhya Pradesh, with the beginning of the month-long Maha Kumbh Mela — Simhastha.