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T for tolerance? Trump bats for transgenders' right to use any bathroom
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T for tolerance? Trump bats for transgenders' right to use any bathroom

Donald Trump on Thursday said that transgender people should be able to use whichever bathroom they choose, voicing opposition to part of a far-reaching North Carolina law that critics says is discriminatory.

First transgenders from West Bengal contesting election face threats from Trinamool 'goons'
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First transgenders from West Bengal contesting election face threats from Trinamool 'goons'

Frst transgenders from West Bengal to contest the assembly polls faced with "threats of dire consequences" from "Trinamool goons".

West Bengal 2016: In a first, transgenders to manage Kolkata poll booth
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West Bengal 2016: In a first, transgenders to manage Kolkata poll booth

Gender rights activist Pawan Dhall is, however, sceptical of the move saying it is just a "cosmetic step".

India's first Gender Equality centre at Kozhikode in Kerala, to become first gender 'varsity
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India's first Gender Equality centre at Kozhikode in Kerala, to become first gender 'varsity

The center which has been formed in partnership with the UN, is expected to eventually transition into the first Gender University in India.

Section 377 makes criminals out of Pandian, Kokila and 2.5 mn LGBTs for their very existence, that’s why SC must revisit it
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Section 377 makes criminals out of Pandian, Kokila and 2.5 mn LGBTs for their very existence, that’s why SC must revisit it

Section 377 has real repercussions on real people. People like you and I. People who have friends and families

Kerala prison to have a block exclusively to house transgenders
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Kerala prison to have a block exclusively to house transgenders

In a first, a block exclusively to house transgenders is coming up in a high security prison in Thrissur.

Mamata govt in Bengal tells Kolkata police to recruit transgenders for civic police volunteer force
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Mamata govt in Bengal tells Kolkata police to recruit transgenders for civic police volunteer force

West Bengal govt plans to enroll transgenders in civic police volunteer force

Odisha government introduces scholarships, pension schemes for transgenders
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Odisha government introduces scholarships, pension schemes for transgenders

In a bid to empower the transgender community in Odisha, the state government has decided to implement five sub-schemes launched by the central government.

Upset over their plight, transgenders ask for mercy killing
India

Upset over their plight, transgenders ask for mercy killing

Citing "lack" of government assistance to help their community members lead a dignified life, a group of four educated transgenders has petitioned the Tamil Nadu government with an extreme plea - seeking mercy killing.

Tripura to give allowances to female domestic workers, transgenders, AIDS patients
India

Tripura to give allowances to female domestic workers, transgenders, AIDS patients

The Left Front government in Tripura on Tuesday announced monthly allowances for female domestic workers, transgenders, leprosy and AIDS patients and anganwadi workers.

Transgender group demonstrates in Hyderabad for government jobs, housing and security
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Transgender group demonstrates in Hyderabad for government jobs, housing and security

The transgender group Intenserx and Transgender Samiti on Sunday demanded for government jobs for the community as well a implementation of recommendations

Can't include transgenders category in civil services exam without SC order: UPSC tells HC
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Can't include transgenders category in civil services exam without SC order: UPSC tells HC

UPSC on Wednesday told the Delhi High Court that it cannot include transgenders as a third gender for applying for civil services exam.

Rajya Sabha unanimously passes bill protecting rights of transgenders
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Rajya Sabha unanimously passes bill protecting rights of transgenders

In a rare legislative action, a private member's Bill seeking to protect the rights of transgenders was passed unanimously by voice vote in Rajya Sabha on Friday.

Good news for transgenders: RBI directs banks to add 'third gender' column in all forms
Business

Good news for transgenders: RBI directs banks to add 'third gender' column in all forms

In a move aimed at helping transgender persons open bank accounts and avail related services, the Reserve Bank today directed banks to include a separate column 'third gender' in all their forms and applications.

Transgender playing make-up artist in Shankar's 'I' upsets her community
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Transgender playing make-up artist in Shankar's 'I' upsets her community

Filmmaker Shankar has sought police protection following protest by a group of transgenders outside his residence after they found objectionable scenes about their community in his latest Tamil magnum opus “I”.

Transgenders offer safety tips for women commuters
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Transgenders offer safety tips for women commuters

The group constituted by the Road Safety Committee (East district) also gave usual road safety tips which included lane driving, respecting zebra crossing, wearing seat belt and helmet.

Malaysia: Three Muslim men win court bid to cross-dress
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Malaysia: Three Muslim men win court bid to cross-dress

Three Malaysian Muslim transgenders have won a court bid to challenge a religious law that bans them from cross-dressing.

Booked under Section 377: Bangalore techie's story gets extra punch thanks to outdated law
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Booked under Section 377: Bangalore techie's story gets extra punch thanks to outdated law

A repeal or reading down of Section 377 will not miraculously remove the social stigma around homosexuality and what consenting adults do in their bedrooms. But it certainly plays its part in giving a sort of official stamp of approval on that stigma.

Transgenders aren't OBC: But that doesn't let the govt off the hook
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Transgenders aren't OBC: But that doesn't let the govt off the hook

In April, the court had recognized transgender as a third gender and told the government they were entitled to reservations like OBCs.

Modi govt's move to oppose SC's development plan for transgenders is wrong
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Modi govt's move to oppose SC's development plan for transgenders is wrong

The Modi government's move to oppose SC's recognition of transgenders is regressive.