18 transgenders become eligible for higher studies in Kerala

A total of 22 candidates had appeared for the examination of which 18 emerged successful.

published on : 21st October 2020

Hooligans harass transwoman into shutting biriyani business, one held after Minister KK Shailaja intervenes

According to Sajana, trouble began a few weeks back when a group of men who used to sell dried fish set shop right in front of their vehicle from which they had been doing their biriyani business.

published on : 14th October 2020

SC seeks Centre's reply on PIL for equal protection of law to transgenders in sexual offences

The bench referred to the framing of the Vishaka guidelines to deal with sexual harassment of women at work places and the decriminalization of consensual gay sex by the apex court.

published on : 12th October 2020

Transgender team to scale Himalayan peak

Guided by Madhya Pradesh’s first Mount Everest conqueror Ratnesh Pandey, the expedition aims scaling 17,353 ft Friendship Peak in the Himalayas in 12-days.

published on : 2nd October 2020

Tamil Nadu History professor’s gracious moves uplift transgender lives

He trains transgenders on folk dance and performing arts

published on : 26th August 2020

Bodies of two transwomen and one man recovered from wells near Tirunelveli's Palayamkottai

Noticing their friends missing, members of the trans community made their own enquiries and handed over three men to the police for questioning.

published on : 21st August 2020

Not so fast, Mr President: Judge blocks Trump admin from rolling back transgender healthcare protections

The HHS health care rule was seen as a signal to President Donald Trump's social and religious conservative supporters that the administration remained squarely behind them.

published on : 18th August 2020

This private bus line in Bengal to reserve seats for transgender commuters

Joint Council of Bus Syndicates general secretary Tapan Banerjee said two seats in every bus associated with the organisation will be marked as "Tridhara".

published on : 17th August 2020

‘Cabinet to okay rules on trans people in police’

Advocate General Prabhuling K Navadgi made this submission before the Division Bench of Chief Justice Abhay Shreeniwas Oka and Justice Ashok S Kinagi.

published on : 7th August 2020

Providing 10 kg of free rice to transpersons under ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat Yojana’, says Telangana govt

Petitioner’s counsel Kothari urged the court to direct the state to ensure that transpersons who do not have ration cards should also be get the benefit.

published on : 24th July 2020

Social Justice Ministry plans to launch national helpline for transgenders

As part of running the national helpline, the ministry will be empanelling doctors, counsellors and legal experts who would offer support to callers.

published on : 23rd July 2020

From streets to success: The inspiring story of Sajana’s 'ilappothi biryani'

Sajana, the first transgender to obtain a driving licence and voters ID in Ernakulam, is now an established entrepreneur

published on : 14th July 2020

Ray of hope for transgenders as Centre plans recruitment for them in CAPF, BSF

On Wednesday, the Union Ministry of Home Affairs asked four paramilitary forces — CRPF, ITBP, CISF and SSB — to give their views on the matter by Thursday.

published on : 3rd July 2020

Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee's transgender cell begins functioning

The Congress leader went one step ahead and held the mobile phone in his hand and clicked one more snap, giving Binoy the reason to be on cloud nine.

published on : 11th June 2020

Transgender's plight during coronavirus pandemic

While many NGOs and corporates are aiding the poor in this pandemic, the trans community has been largely overlooked

published on : 22nd May 2020
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