This is the first polls to the assembly after both the CPM and Congress took revolutionary steps to accommodate the marginalised group in their ranks.
The court said the counselling should be given by a specialist who has experience in working with LGBTQI (Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and intersex) individuals.
LGBTQ and other human rights activists say the momentum for the law is rising as Japan gets attention over its handling of gender equality, diversity and other human rights issues.
Members of the transgender community in Srikakulam district have been issued government identity cards.
An LGBTQ activist and a transman were allegedly harassed by the Madurai police and dragged to different police stations in Chennai on Tuesday for protecting a lesbian couple.
But the resolution to be debated Wednesday also seeks to address problems faced by lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer people across the bloc.
The Centre informed the Delhi High Court that a same-sex couple cannot claim fundamental right for their marriage.
Critics say the climate is worsening for the gay community in Muslim-majority Malaysia, with government officials often speaking out against LGBT people.
Court said that display of public affection amongst LGBT members cannot be bogged down by majority perception if it does not amount to indecency or has potential to disturb public order.
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Officials said the move will not only help in dealing with the waste but will also help in generating direct employment for many.
Despite technological and cultural advances, there are some things about our society that never change.
The MHA highlighted that harming or injuring or endangering the life, safety, health or well-being, whether mental or physical, of a transgender person is also a punishable offence.
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