Transgenders

Chennai's Loyola College opens its gates for transgender students

Mirthulla and Diya are all set to pursue their dreams. The two transgenders will walk into a college along with other students to pursue higher education.

published on : 5th June 2019

Chennai: Clinic for transgenders in RGGGH

The clinic, situated in the tower 1 block at the RGGGH, is open on Fridays from 9 am to 1 pm.

published on : 4th June 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

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

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

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

In a first-of-its-kind event, 15 transgender couples tied the knot in Raipur

Five transgenders who got married at a function in Raipur said to be the first such event for the community in the country.

published on : 31st March 2019

PIL seeks education, jobs quota for transpersons

Petitioner prayed for a directive to the State government to frame and implement a reservation policy for transgenders and intersex persons in education and public employment on horizontal basis

published on : 7th March 2019

Meet Parichaya, the first transgender staffer in Karnataka assembly

From Friday, Parichaya started working as a contract employee and her salary is about Rs 10,000 per month.

published on : 2nd March 2019

Gujarat government forms Transgender Welfare Board

It will have 16 members, including two transgender-women representatives, two male transgenders, two from the eunuch community and two representatives of NGOs.

published on : 19th February 2019

Slipper making training for transgenders

A team from Prem Footwear of Kolkata is imparting training to the participants and a target has been set to manufacture 50 slippers per day during the training period.

published on : 7th February 2019
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