Transgender

Transgender woman found dead with multiple stab wounds in Maharashtra

The official said the victim's body bore at least 40 stab wounds.

published on : 21st May 2019

Bengaluru: Police arrest three for raping transgenders  

The arrested are Rakesh ML (22), a TV actor, and his friends Surya alias Kalavu (22) and Manikanta (21). All are residents of Jakkasandra Extension.

published on : 19th May 2019

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Just 23% of eligible transgender persons voted in Delhi

North West Delhi constituency had 158 transgender electors, the maximum among the seven constituencies in the capital, while only 24 transgender voters had registered in New Delhi.

published on : 17th May 2019

Lok Sabha polls 2019: East Delhi records highest transgender voter turnout

Out of 79 registered transgender voters, 28 turned up to cast their votes accounting for 35.44 per cent polling percentage, the data shared by the Chief Electoral Office in Delhi stated.

published on : 17th May 2019

It takes love, not gender, to be a mom: Transgender activist

Chandini is, however, constantly concerned about her daughter’s future.

published on : 13th May 2019

Transgenders excited to cast vote first time under gender identity of their choice

This is the first time that transgenders are casting their votes under the category after Supreme Court had declared them as the "third gender" in 2014.

published on : 12th May 2019

Heralding a new dawn, first-ever hotel run by transgenders to open in Kerala

‘Ruchimudra’, a restaurant which will be run by eight members of the transgender community is a venture that may sound ordinary, but their goal makes it stand apart from the rest.

published on : 4th May 2019

Transgender like me contesting LS polls is a victory for society: AAP's Bhawani Nath Valmiki

AAP's Bhawani Nath Valmiki, popularly known as Bhawani Ma, is in the fray against BJP's Rita Bahuguna Joshi and Rajendra Pratap Singh of Samajwadi Party-Bahujan Samaj Party alliance.

published on : 4th May 2019

Only 58 of 174 transgender voters exercise franchise

On the flip side, transgender activists said polling booths had witnessed a heavy turnout of transgenders as they cast their votes by hiding their third gender identity.

published on : 24th April 2019

Transgenders thrashed by locals file complaint

 Four transgenders filed a complaint against locals at Ibrahimpatnam Police Station on Friday after they were allegedly thrashed by them.

published on : 20th April 2019

Grievances of transgenders in Tamil Nadu lost amid the din of hustings

Activists said that politicians use the community as a pawn to seek votes.

published on : 14th April 2019

US President Donald Trump's controversial transgender military ban takes effect

The Pentagon estimates that 9,000 people who identify as transgender are currently serving in the military, out of a total of 1.3 million active-duty personnel.

published on : 12th April 2019

Riya Isha: An achiever from Kerala who makes transgenders proud

Apart from being the first transgender judge of a Lok Adalat, Riya was the first transgender college student in her district and the first transgender in the state Human Rights Commission.

published on : 12th April 2019

Lone transgender voter in Kollam to ‘stamp’ her identity through ballot

Parvathy TS, 32, who advocates for transgender rights, is the only transgender to have made it to the voters list.

published on : 11th April 2019

Poll panel tally of 174 Kerala trans voters disputed, activists cite higher stats

According to the data released by the Chief Electoral Office on Saturday, the state has a meagre 174 third gender voters.

published on : 8th April 2019
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