transgender

Chennai's Kilpauk govt hospital happy to have two transgenders on board

Though they approached many companies and people for jobs, none were willing to offer them one.

published on : 3rd August 2021

Physically harassed and verbally abused by officials, claims Gopi Shankar

Gopi, a Madurai-based intersex activist, was appointed by the Union Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment as one of the five representatives of the transgender community to the NCTP.

published on : 2nd August 2021

Ignoring taunts, transwoman from Tiruvannamalai fulfils long-cherished dream to become police SI

But Sivanya does not intend to be content with the current job. "My ambition is to clear group-I (TNPSC) exam and become a DSP," she says.

published on : 29th July 2021

Notice to govts as PIL in HC seeks separate toilets for transgenders

The counsel for the authorities sought time to seek instructions and file their replies after which the court listed the matter for further hearing on September 13. 

published on : 27th July 2021

Plea in Delhi HC seeks separate toilets for transgenders, court asks government to reply

The court issued notices and sought responses of the Centre, Delhi government and the city's civic bodies on the petition which said that absence of gender-neutral toilets goes against SC directions.

published on : 26th July 2021

Sex reassignment surgery and price of a rebirth

Ananya was not an introvert. She was the state’s first radio jockey, activist and the first transperson who contested in an assembly election.

published on : 24th July 2021

Man kills self in Kochi three days after transgender partner's suicide

As per the initial report, depression following the sudden death of Ananya is cited as the reason for the alleged suicide of Jiju

published on : 23rd July 2021

Transgender Ananya’s death sparks protest, govt swings into action

The hospital has refuted the allegations and absolved the team that carried out the surgery of any lapses.

published on : 22nd July 2021

This transpersons' shelter home in Chennai on a mission to transform the community

Tamil Nadu’s first shelter home for the transgender community promises free stay and food, and a means to a livelihood

published on : 13th July 2021

It’s official: 1 per cent vacancies in Karnataka govt jobs reserved for transgenders

Submission of the proposal to reserve jobs for the transgender community came about during the hearing of a PIL filed by an NGO - Sangama.

published on : 7th July 2021

Artwork featuring faces of 850 transgender people to be displayed in London's Trafalgar Square

Along with Teresa Margolles's '850 Improntas', Trafalgar Square will also be showcasing Malawi-born artist Samson Kambalu's sculpture, 'Antelope', depicting Britain's colonial history. 

published on : 6th July 2021

Transgenders in Bengaluru given low-quality ration kits: Alternative Law Forum report

It said that all government welfare schemes, including relief work during Covid, are based on heteronormative nuclear families comprising a father, a mother and two to three children.

published on : 28th June 2021

COVID vaccine drive for transgenders on Old Airport Road in Bengaluru

From June 29 till July 3, they will be providing exclusive vaccination slots for the transgender community at the hospital on Old Airport Road.

published on : 26th June 2021

Delhi's transgender community gets dedicated COVID vaccination centre in Sultanpuri

Initiated by North West Delhi DM Cheshta Yadav, more than 120 transgenders have got the jabs in the camp within two days.

published on : 24th June 2021

Pandemic turns nightmare for transpeople

Disowned by her family, Revathi J R, a transwoman, has been working as a housekeeper for more than five years to eke out a living.

published on : 23rd June 2021
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