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Endless struggle: Process to update IDs after sex change traumatic, say trans women

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Published on Sep 06, 2019 01:34 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Tanbir Dhaliwal, Chandigarh

Transgender persons bill gets Lok Sabha approval

Replying on the bill, Minister of State for Social Justice Rattan Lal Kataria said it makes provision for establishing a national authority for safeguarding rights of transgenders.
People protested against some of the provisions of the bill like criminalising begging by transgender persons.(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)
People protested against some of the provisions of the bill like criminalising begging by transgender persons.(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Aug 06, 2019 08:33 AM IST
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Ranchi | By Press Trust of India

The Transgender Persons Bill misses key demands of the community

At the heart of our disappointment is the Bill’s contravention of the 2014 Supreme Court National Legal Services Authority (Nalsa) vs Union of India judgment, which upheld the right of transgender persons to self-identify their gender
Members from transgender community protesting against the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, New Delhi, December 17, 2017(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)
Members from transgender community protesting against the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, New Delhi, December 17, 2017(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jun 15, 2019 07:33 PM IST
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By Karthik Bittu Kondaiah

Lok Sabha passes Bill to correct definition of transgender

The new bill incorporated some recommendations, such as medical insurance for sex reassignment surgery, and introduction of persons with intersex variations as a distinct category.
Activists say the Bill still mandates a district screening committee to issue identity certificates, a provision they say violates a landmark Supreme Court judgment in 2014 that affirmed the right of transgender people to self-identify their gender.(Amal KS/HT File Photo)
Activists say the Bill still mandates a district screening committee to issue identity certificates, a provision they say violates a landmark Supreme Court judgment in 2014 that affirmed the right of transgender people to self-identify their gender.(Amal KS/HT File Photo)
Updated on Dec 18, 2018 12:04 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Dhamini Ratnam and Dhrubo Jyoti

Woman constable wants sex change surgery, seeks permission from Railway Protection Force

In the absence of any established procedure for such a case, the Railway Protection Force - with whom the constable is employed - has written to the Maharashtra police, seeking details of the procedure followed in case of Constable Lalita Salve, who underwent reconstructive surgery in May.
The woman constable, who has sought permission from RPF for a sex reassignment surgery, described her family as conservative and said it was a difficult task to tell her parents about the change. (Representative Photo)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The woman constable, who has sought permission from RPF for a sex reassignment surgery, described her family as conservative and said it was a difficult task to tell her parents about the change. (Representative Photo)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Sep 28, 2018 10:38 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Pratik Salunkhe

Sex reassignment surgery: Inspired by Beed’s Salve, Assam woman asks city hospital for operation

After Salve’s case, as many as 12 other patients from across the state, most of them women, have enquired at St George’s Hospital about the procedure.
Devi underwent preliminary medical check-up at St George’s Hospital on Wednesday.(HT PHOTO)
Devi underwent preliminary medical check-up at St George’s Hospital on Wednesday.(HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jul 29, 2018 12:21 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Sadaguru Pandit, Mumbai

Maharashtra woman constable gets state govt’s nod for sex-change surgery

29-year-old Lalita Salve from Beed district got the go-ahead after months of wait
29-year-old Lalita Salve.(Satish Bate/HTFile Photo)
29-year-old Lalita Salve.(Satish Bate/HTFile Photo)
Updated on May 22, 2018 03:41 PM IST
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Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India, Mumbai

The making of a standard protocol in gender care

Need of the hour Healthcare providers have no guidelines on gender affirmative care and sex reassignment surgeries, says the transgender community. A look at one hospital team’s initiative to counter this.
The gender care team at the Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute that provides sex reassignment surgery (SRS) to transgender clients in Puducherry. It includes Sheetal, a thirunangai community representative, and Dr Sameera Jahagirdar, a transgender woman (back row), and anaesthetist.(Arijit Sen/HT Photo)
The gender care team at the Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute that provides sex reassignment surgery (SRS) to transgender clients in Puducherry. It includes Sheetal, a thirunangai community representative, and Dr Sameera Jahagirdar, a transgender woman (back row), and anaesthetist.(Arijit Sen/HT Photo)
Published on Apr 20, 2018 02:01 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Dhamini Ratnam
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