Transgenders

Odisha's transgenders in dire straits

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

published on : 8th 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

Transgenders demand for separate wards at hospitals in Jharkhand

According to Amarjeet, there are separate beds for transgenders in some of the neighbouring states but such facilities are missing here in Jharkhand.

published on : 12th April 2021

SC notice to Centre, others on plea raising issue of discrimination against transgenders

The plea alleged that living conditions of transgenders are very poor and that majority of them are living in rented accommodations.

published on : 12th April 2021

'Fight for visibility': A Kerala election like never before for the transgender community

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.

published on : 2nd April 2021

Transgenders in Srikakulam get ID cards

Members of the transgender community in Srikakulam district have been issued government identity cards. 

published on : 25th March 2021

First-of-its-kind transgender desk launched

published on : 7th March 2021

Looking through trans-lenses

From working odd jobs and begging to creating a mural for Facebook’s headquarters in California, Chandra Hosur’s journey has been filled with many bumps.

published on : 7th March 2021

ID cards given to transgenders

Arrangements will be made to allot houses, job cards under NREGS for them: Collector

published on : 7th March 2021

Chhattisgarh Police recruit 13 transgenders as constables

This is the first time that transgender persons have been inducted into the state police force, a senior government official claimed.

published on : 4th March 2021

Hospital, NGO work to fight HIV among transgenders

HIV remains a major public health concern in India though effective prevention, diagnosis, treatment and care are available, as awareness is low.

published on : 31st January 2021

US President Joe Biden reverses Donald Trump's ban on transgender people in military

The new order, which Biden signed in the Oval Office during a meeting with Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin, overturns a ban ordered by President Donald Trump in a tweet during his first year in office.

published on : 26th January 2021

Ministry of Home Affairs asks States, UTs to protect, rehabilitate transgenders

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.

published on : 23rd January 2021

Thane family celebrates 'haldi kumkum' with transgenders

'Haldi kumkum' is an event where married women exchange turmeric and vermilion in order to wish their husbands long lives.

published on : 16th January 2021

Sukrutham to house homeless transgenders

The state government has proposed to implement the Sukrutham Housing project that aims to provide land to homeless transgender people through local self institutions.

published on : 16th January 2021
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