'Constructing separate toilets for transgender people on fast track basis': Delhi govt tells HC

There are no separate toilet facilities for transgender people, they have to use male toilets where they are prone to sexual assault and harassment, the plea said.

published on : 3rd August 2022

Dedicated services for transgenders at MGM Warangal

From now on, transgenders would be able to avail separate services at the MGM Hospital in a dedicated consultation room especially set up for them.

published on : 3rd August 2022

Transgender person has equal right: Kerala HC

The High Court issued the order on a petition filed by Anamika of Kozhikode.

published on : 31st July 2022

A suicide that made Rural Medical Practitioner from Andhra Pradesh's Nandyal fight for LGBTQs

When Pidisala Vijay Kumar was studying high school in Nandyal town, his relative, who was a gay, was ridiculed and ostracised, leading to his death by suicide.

published on : 24th July 2022

Trans woman gang-raped in Andhra Pradesh's Kadapa, eight arrested

DSP Srinivasulu said the gang was returning from Anantapur when they spotted two trans women seeking alms on the Ring Road.

published on : 22nd July 2022

No menstrual hygiene policy for menstruating transmen, says Centre

In a written reply, the Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare Bharti Pravind Pawar said, “No policy measures exist to ensure access to menstrual hygiene for transgender menstruating men.”

published on : 19th July 2022

What’s Malayalam for transgender? You get a say

The community has welcomed the move.

published on : 8th July 2022

10 injured, six in critical condition after transgenders clash in Odisha over collection of money

At least 10 persons were injured, four of them critically, in a clash between two groups of transgenders at a hotel near Charampa in Bhadrak Town on Saturday evening.

published on : 4th July 2022

Kochi Metro's sad track record of keeping promise of dignity to transpersons

As Kochi Metro marks five years, transgender employees have many stories to tell — of discrimination, low salary and inaccessible toilets

published on : 1st July 2022

Government school teacher in Bihar going extra mile to help the needy

From transgenders to slum  children and differently-abled, this govt schoolteacher in Patna has been helping them all, writes Ramashankar

published on : 26th June 2022

TN Class 10 Board exams: Lone transgender student comes through with flying colours

Though the student of Lady Willingdon Higher School scored only 42.4%, her marks are nothing short of an achievement, as the journey so far hasn't been easy for her.

published on : 21st June 2022

Musk's trans daughter files petition to change surname, doesn't want to 'be related'

Vivian has a twin brother, Griffin, and the last name Wilson comes from their mother, Canadian author Justine Wilson, who was married to Musk from 2000 to 2008.

published on : 21st June 2022

Transgender athletes barred from international rugby league

The IRL said it last reviewed transgender participation in international rugby league in early 2021 but now had to consider more recent developments in world sport.

published on : 21st June 2022

World swimming adopts new policy for transgender athletes

FINA said it was setting up "a new working group that will spend the next six months looking at the most effective ways to set up this new category."

published on : 20th June 2022

Cycling sets stricter rules for transgender athletes

The International Cycling Union (UCI) increased the transition period on low testosterone to two years, and lowered the maximum accepted level of testosterone.

published on : 17th June 2022

First transgender publication, film company inaugurated in Madurai

Priya Babu, a transgender person said trans publication and trans film company, which is the first such instance, were inaugurated after registering as MSME.

published on : 12th June 2022

Judge stops Texas state from investigating families of trans kids

The ruling comes about a month after the Texas Supreme Court had allowed the state to investigate parents of transgender youth for child abuse.

published on : 11th June 2022

Only two transgenders take exam for 150 reserved posts

They will be recruited based on the examination results.

published on : 11th June 2022

Transgenders start practising, to be part of PM Modi's yoga event in Mysuru

During the three-day programme, yoga experts will teach them pranayama and other basic asanas which will be demonstrated on the day alongside Modi.

published on : 9th June 2022

Laxmi Narayan Tripathi -- saint who paints spiritualism in rainbow shades

Kinnar Akhara is a sect of saints from transgender community, which was founded in 2015.

published on : 8th June 2022
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