Transpersons policy to be finalised in four weeks, TN government tells HC

The State government on Monday informed the Madras High Court that a draft policy for transpersons was being circulated to various government departments and will be finalised in four weeks.

published on : 26th July 2022

Dance school will ignite passion for Bharatanatyam among transpersons: Shanmuga Sundaram K

Sundaram hopes to organize an exclusive performance of his students in the future to send a message across that the trans community could perform equally better.

published on : 9th July 2022

Inclusion at the workplace still a distant dream for the LGBTQIA+

From recruitment to employment, Bengaluru & Chennai-based members of the LGBTQIA+ community lay bare their struggles and expectations to ensure inclusivity in the office.

published on : 7th July 2022

Tamil Nadu’s first transpersons’ Rotaract Club comes up in Coimbatore

Functionaries of Tamil Nadu Rotary Club of Coimbatore Downtown stated that this was first such club in Tamil Nadu, and second in the country after Bhubaneswar in Odisha.

published on : 1st July 2022

TN buses cruise down a ‘free way’

Free travel for women started on May 8, 2021 and it was extended to PwDs and transpersons on June 3 of the same year

published on : 30th June 2022

Transpersons to fly Chennai Corpn’s drones

Prem, a certified operator from Vellore, finished his schooling only last year. “I decided to work instead of going to college due to financial reasons.

published on : 29th June 2022

In land of Koothandavar, transpersons continue to pray for elusive employment

According to sources, there are about 300-350 transpersons in Villupuram municipal area.

published on : 5th June 2022

Udhayanidhi requests TN govt to hire transpersons in temples 

Individuals who identify themselves as transpersons in their adolescence find it difficult to share their feelings with their peers and family members.

published on : 22nd April 2022

Koovagam switches to festival mode after two years

After a gap of two years, thousands of transpersons from across the nation thronged the Koothandavar temple festival in Koovagam on Tuesday night.

published on : 20th April 2022

Kallakurichi Collector inaugurates special camp for transpersons

The Collector felicitated transpersons who had managed to secure jobs in various government sectors and managed to complete higher education.

published on : 14th April 2022

Dreams of equality: Soon, a free dance academy for transpersons in Chennai

In an effort to offer an equal space to flourish and thrive, Kerala-based Sri Sathya Sai Orphanage Trust will soon set up a dance school exclusively for the trans community in Chennai.

published on : 13th April 2022

Perambalur top cop's mystery signs turn spotlight on LGBTQ issues, wins hearts

The idea was that the mystery should drive them to look up the acronym and learn more about the community,” Perambalur Superintendent of Police S Mani told TNIE on Tuesday.

published on : 13th April 2022

Don’t harass transpersons, DGP tells cops

The directive issued by Anil Kant said that if transgender persons do not possess the relevant document, their self-declaration should be taken at face value before effecting the arrest.

published on : 9th April 2022

Two HCs, one constable suspended in Chennai for harassing transpersons

Two head constables and a constable of K K Nagar and Kumaran Nagar police stations were suspended on charges of harassing transpersons.

published on : 8th April 2022

Ease norms to recruit transpersons as cop: Madras HC

High Court quashes TNUSRB order disqualifying members of the community from appearing for constable tests

published on : 3rd March 2022

Transwomen hit the ground running in TN urban local body polls

She appeals to voters with her identity as a strength. “We have no family and hence we will engage ourselves completely in public service.

published on : 3rd February 2022