Transgender

Draft rules out on transgender quota: Karnataka govt

State tells High Court it’s looking to provide 1 per cent job reservation

published on : 20th June 2021

COVID-19 cash relief will be given to all transgenders in state, says Tamil Nadu government

Transgender rights activist Grace Banu had moved the court seeking extension of the COVID cash relief to all transgenders in the state even if they don't possess any valid registration papers

published on : 18th June 2021

Madras HC directs Tamil Nadu govt to consider financial aid to transgenders

In her plea, transgender activist Grace Banu had said there are over 50,000 transgenders in the state who have lost their livelihood due to the lockdown.

published on : 14th June 2021

Pandemic, lockdown leave transgender community in Karnataka in dire straits 

According to data from the Covid-19 state war room, 3,134 transgenders have tested positive for Covid-19 in Karnataka since the beginning of the pandemic last year.

published on : 14th June 2021

MP: 24-year-old transgender held for dancing in campus of religious place, posting clip

Talaiya Inspector DP Singh said authorities of the Moti Masjid had lodged a complaint stating that the act of the transgender had hurt their religious feelings.

published on : 13th June 2021

Odisha's transgenders in dire straits

Usually, transgenders collect money at Atharbanki and Kandarpur toll gates besides level crossings. 

published on : 8th June 2021

Transgender model from Kerala on her way to represent India globally

Sruthy Sithara is busy preparing for the Ms Trans Global pageant. She speaks to TNIE about her journey and plans

published on : 4th June 2021

Provide door-to-door jabs to disabled people, Experts tell Delhi govt

“Delhi government is unfortunately lagging behind in socially affirmative drives towards disabled and transgender people.

published on : 3rd June 2021

CMFRI distributes food kits to transgenders in Kochi

CMFRI Director A Gopalakrishnan distributed the kits having 27 food items to the transgender members.

published on : 1st June 2021

Special ward for transgenders in Odisha's Jharpada jail soon

A special ward for transgender inmates will be set up at Jharpada Special Jail in Bhubaneswar.

published on : 1st June 2021

5.22% transpersons vaccinated till now; misinformation, lack of digital knowledge adding to their woes

The Centre had recently asked states to ensure that there was no discrimination against transgender persons at COVID-19 vaccination centres.

published on : 30th May 2021

Tamil Nadu govt mulling financial aid to transgenders during lockdown

The petitioner, Grace Banu, a transgender activist of Thoothukudi in her plea stated that over 50,000 transgenders in the state have lost their livelihood due to the lockdown

published on : 27th May 2021

New Zealand weightlifter set to be first transgender Olympian

She is aiming to make New Zealand's Tokyo Olympics squad to contest the women's +87kg category, an event in which she is currently ranked 16th in the world.

published on : 6th May 2021

First transgender shelter home to open in Ernakulam

Though the shelter home, situated at Thrikkakara, is awaiting inauguration, a few trans women have already found shelter there.

published on : 16th April 2021

Transgender held for snatching cash

A 22-year-old transgender was arrested for allegedly snatching cash from an 18-year-old boy, at knife-point in Anna Nagar.

published on : 16th April 2021
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