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.
Frst transgenders from West Bengal to contest the assembly polls faced with "threats of dire consequences" from "Trinamool goons".
Gender rights activist Pawan Dhall is, however, sceptical of the move saying it is just a "cosmetic step".
The center which has been formed in partnership with the UN, is expected to eventually transition into the first Gender University in India.
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In a first, a block exclusively to house transgenders is coming up in a high security prison in Thrissur.
West Bengal govt plans to enroll transgenders in civic police volunteer force
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.
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.
The Left Front government in Tripura on Tuesday announced monthly allowances for female domestic workers, transgenders, leprosy and AIDS patients and anganwadi workers.
The transgender group Intenserx and Transgender Samiti on Sunday demanded for government jobs for the community as well a implementation of recommendations
UPSC on Wednesday told the Delhi High Court that it cannot include transgenders as a third gender for applying for civil services exam.
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.
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.
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”.
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.
Three Malaysian Muslim transgenders have won a court bid to challenge a religious law that bans them from cross-dressing.
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.
In April, the court had recognized transgender as a third gender and told the government they were entitled to reservations like OBCs.
The Modi government's move to oppose SC's recognition of transgenders is regressive.