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Photos: Trans persons show us their authentic selves in Truth Dream 

In Bengaluru, Payana, an NGO working to empower Karnataka’s sexual minorities, collaborated with Maraa, a media and arts collective, to offer 12 members from the city’s transgender community a chance to dress like they feel. What emerged were looks that borrowed from pop culture, cinema, myth and everyday reality. Lakshmi, 54, picked a bejewelled golden sari and ornate jewellery, inspired by images she’d seen of maharanis of Mysore. (Photo courtesy Jaisingh Nageswaran) 9
In Bengaluru, Payana, an NGO working to empower Karnataka’s sexual minorities, collaborated with Maraa, a media and arts collective, to offer 12 members from the city’s transgender community a chance to dress like they feel. What emerged were looks that borrowed from pop culture, cinema, myth and everyday reality. Lakshmi, 54, picked a bejewelled golden sari and ornate jewellery, inspired by images she’d seen of maharanis of Mysore. (Photo courtesy Jaisingh Nageswaran)
Updated on Jan 22, 2022 08:24 PM IST
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Transgender and non-binary people were asked to dress in the personas they felt reflected their inner selves. See how beautifully they turned out in the art project Truth Dream. 

Hina Khan sets ramp on 'fire' as she walks in red embellished ensemble

Hina Khan looked like a dream as she walked the ramp in a bright red embellished gown by celebrity fashion designer Saisha Shinde.(Instagram/@realhinakhan) 7
Hina Khan looked like a dream as she walked the ramp in a bright red embellished gown by celebrity fashion designer Saisha Shinde.(Instagram/@realhinakhan)
Updated on Oct 31, 2021 03:20 PM IST
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Christie's sells teenager's crypto art about gender transition for $2.16 million

Crypto artwork by 18-year-old transgender artist Victor Langlois, on gender transition, fetches $2.16 million at Christie's online auction. It represents Langlois' life as he discovered his gender identity and transitioned from female to male between the ages of 14 and 18.
Still from video,
Still from video, "Year 1, Age 14 ? It Hurts To Hide", by artist FEWOCiOUS, due to be sold as an NFT at Christie's auction house, is pictured in this handout obtained on June 14, 2021. Courtesy of Christie's Images Ltd. 2021/Handout via REUTERS THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. MANDATORY CREDIT. NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES(via REUTERS)
Updated on Jul 02, 2021 09:31 AM IST
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Odisha police to now recruit transgenders, issue application

Odisha Police said there are 721 posts--477 for sub-inspectors and 244 for constables (communication).
Odisha Police have sought online applications from men, women and transgenders for the appointments.
Odisha Police have sought online applications from men, women and transgenders for the appointments.
Published on Jun 13, 2021 11:43 AM IST
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“Growing up trans means a relentless othering”

  • Karnataka’s first transgender doctor tells her story of transition and celebrating self-love
For Trinetra Haldar Gummaraju, growing up transperson in India means a relentless othering
For Trinetra Haldar Gummaraju, growing up transperson in India means a relentless othering
Published on Jan 16, 2021 06:49 PM IST
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ByTrinetra Haldar Gummaraju, Delhi

Alabama judge declares transgender driver's license policy as unconstitutional

  • US District Judge Myron Thompson, on Friday, said that the policy stating that people, "can only change the sex designation on their driver's licenses by changing their genitalia," is unconstitutional.
Alabama transgender license policy unconstitutional(Pexels)
Alabama transgender license policy unconstitutional(Pexels)
Published on Jan 16, 2021 09:48 AM IST
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Kerala extends education scholarship, wedding grant for transgenders

The scholarship scheme is targeted at the trans students, studying from seventh standard to colleges in the government, aided and self-financing educational institutions.
Under the scheme, Rs 1000 per month would be given to each third gender student studying in Class 7 to Class 10 for a period of 10 months. Image used for representational purposes. (HT Photo by Sunil Ghosh)
Under the scheme, Rs 1000 per month would be given to each third gender student studying in Class 7 to Class 10 for a period of 10 months. Image used for representational purposes. (HT Photo by Sunil Ghosh)
Published on Dec 29, 2020 05:45 PM IST
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Thiruvananthapuram | ByPress Trust of India | Posted by Arpan Rai

Transgenders, elderly and disabled population had a difficult 2020

While the elderly battled high susceptibility to Covid-19, transgenders and the disabled population were hit by its social repercussions.
While the elderly battled high susceptibility to Covid-19, transgenders and the disabled population were hit by its social repercussions.(Pixabay)
While the elderly battled high susceptibility to Covid-19, transgenders and the disabled population were hit by its social repercussions.(Pixabay)
Updated on Dec 24, 2020 05:57 PM IST
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Press Trust of India | ByPress Trust of India | Posted by Shivani Kale

Fashion designer Shaine Soni shares her journey from Delhi studio to bring crowned Miss Trans Queen India 2020

From making clothes for her Barbie dolls to having her own label, Nude and recently winning the Miss Trans Queen India 2020 pageant, Shaine Soni spills the beans on her journey and about the fashion world bringing her comfort and acceptance
Shaine Soni on rising from Delhi studio to Miss Trans Queen India 2020(Instagram/reenarai_mtqi)
Shaine Soni on rising from Delhi studio to Miss Trans Queen India 2020(Instagram/reenarai_mtqi)
Updated on Dec 20, 2020 05:42 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Delhi | Byhindustantimes.com | Edited by Zarafshan Shiraz

Kerala HC pulls up Centre for exclusion of transgenders in NCC

“The world has progressed, you cannot remain in the 19th century,” the judge told its counsel.
File photo: Kerala High Court.(PTI)
File photo: Kerala High Court.(PTI)
Updated on Nov 30, 2020 10:02 PM IST
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I knew my role in Laxmii was a cameo but it had a lot of emotions: Sharad Kelkar

The actor says he is getting more than expected as the audiences have loved his performance and how he felt the pain of the transgenders when he heard their stories
Sharad is thankful to Akshay Kumar who recommended his name for the transgender’s role in Laxmii.
Sharad is thankful to Akshay Kumar who recommended his name for the transgender’s role in Laxmii.
Updated on Nov 15, 2020 03:21 PM IST
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Government deliberating on making special card for trans members to link them to welfare schemes

The Centre had in August constituted the National Council for Transgender Persons (NCTP) to formulate policies, programmes, draft legislation and projects regarding members of the community for achieving equality and full participation by them.
The first meeting of the NCTP was held through video conference on Thursday, chaired by Social Justice Minister Thaawar Chand Gehlot(AFP (Representative Image))
The first meeting of the NCTP was held through video conference on Thursday, chaired by Social Justice Minister Thaawar Chand Gehlot(AFP (Representative Image))
Updated on Oct 18, 2020 08:05 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India | Posted by Nilavro Ghosh

Uttar Pradesh to set up transgender welfare board

The transgender welfare board will identify transgenders across UP, enlist them, issue identity cards, get them enrolled in educational institutions, provide them accommodation under various hostel and housing schemes of the state government.
The UP Kinnar Akhada Parishad had demanded for the constitution of the transgender welfare board after the Supreme Court in its order in 2014 recognised transgender as the third gender. (HT Photo)
The UP Kinnar Akhada Parishad had demanded for the constitution of the transgender welfare board after the Supreme Court in its order in 2014 recognised transgender as the third gender. (HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 15, 2020 08:11 AM IST
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National Council for Transgender Persons formed

The council – India’s first and formed under Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act, 2019 – was announced in a gazette notification issued late on Friday.
Representatives from five states or Union Territories, on a rotational basis, will be members of the commission. The first such clutch comprises Jammu and Kashmir, Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, Tripura and Gujarat. (HT Photo)
Representatives from five states or Union Territories, on a rotational basis, will be members of the commission. The first such clutch comprises Jammu and Kashmir, Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, Tripura and Gujarat. (HT Photo)
Updated on Aug 22, 2020 09:23 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByDhrubo Jyoti

Transgenders get right to inherit agricultural land in Uttar Pradesh

A revenue department officer said the state cabinet earlier this week cleared an amendment to the UP Revenue Code of 2006 for inclusion of third gender in the nomenclature.
Justice AN Mittal, chairman of the state law commission, had drawn the attention of the state government toward the inheritance laws that left out the transgender. (Photo @CMOfficeUP)
Justice AN Mittal, chairman of the state law commission, had drawn the attention of the state government toward the inheritance laws that left out the transgender. (Photo @CMOfficeUP)
Updated on Aug 20, 2020 02:32 PM IST
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Jaya Bhattacharya helps transgenders and sex workers

Actor Jaya Bhattacharya recently distributed ration packets to transgenders and sex workers in Kamathipura. “We need to help people who are not seen out there on a daily basis,” she says
Jaya says the mightiest and the weakest are affected by corona.(Photo: Instagram)
Jaya says the mightiest and the weakest are affected by corona.(Photo: Instagram)
Updated on Aug 05, 2020 11:37 PM IST
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MHA seeks CAPFs views on recruiting ‘transgender’ assistant commandants

In a letter to Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Indo-Tibet Border Police (ITBP), Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) and Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), the MHA on Wednesday asked the forces to send their comments for incorporating the issues on transgender as ‘third gender’.
Indian paramilitary troopers stand guard in central Srinagar on June 10, 2020.(AFP)
Indian paramilitary troopers stand guard in central Srinagar on June 10, 2020.(AFP)
Updated on Jul 02, 2020 01:20 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByNeeraj Chauhan

Congress to open transgender cell in Kerala, 50 to be given membership

The party leaders said the initiative is the first of its kind in any political outfit and has the blessings of the high command.
The memberships to those 50 people will be handed out by state Congress chief Mullapally Ramachandran in a function at party state headquarters in Thiruvananthapuram, PCC vice-president KP Anil Kumar said. (Photo @MullappallyR)
The memberships to those 50 people will be handed out by state Congress chief Mullapally Ramachandran in a function at party state headquarters in Thiruvananthapuram, PCC vice-president KP Anil Kumar said. (Photo @MullappallyR)
Updated on Jun 09, 2020 08:10 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram | ByRamesh Babu | Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi

Covid-19 update: Dedicated quarantine centres for transgenders in Manipur

Necessary logistics are to be arranged by the health and family welfare department in case of Imphal East centre while social welfare department for the Imphal West centre.
Necessary logistics are to be arranged by the health and family welfare department in case of Imphal East centre while social welfare department for the Imphal West centre.(DIPR Manipur)
Necessary logistics are to be arranged by the health and family welfare department in case of Imphal East centre while social welfare department for the Imphal West centre.(DIPR Manipur)
Updated on May 21, 2020 11:38 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Imphal | BySobhapati Samom

Problems mount for trans people during Covid-19 lockdown

As the nationwide Covid-19 lockdown continues, several members of the community said the livelihoods of hundreds of transgender people remain disrupted, with many struggling for their daily needs.
Non-governmental organisations and community networks are providing support but that, she said, isn’t enough. “The government needs to provide for us,” a transwoman from Cuttack said.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO ( representative image))
Non-governmental organisations and community networks are providing support but that, she said, isn’t enough. “The government needs to provide for us,” a transwoman from Cuttack said.(Amal KS/HT PHOTO ( representative image))
Updated on Apr 20, 2020 07:57 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByAmrita Madhukalya

Thanks to social prejudice, transgenders are a neglected lot

Transgenders are facing neglect in this distressing phase due to bias that runs deeps in the society. The Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment has come to their rescue
While other daily wage earners have some social network, this is an isolated and a highly ostracized community(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
While other daily wage earners have some social network, this is an isolated and a highly ostracized community(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Mar 31, 2020 08:20 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByShara Ashraf Prayag

Transgenders hurl stones at police post, case registered in Ludhiana

Were demanding release of a rape accused; Two police personnel were injured in the incident.
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Updated on Feb 25, 2020 10:51 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | ByHT Correspondent, Ludhiana

Airports Authority to appoint transgenders, those suffering from Down Syndrome at Northeast airports

The AAI has connected Mizoram and Nagaland previous year and is currently working to connect all the NE states in the region.
The headquarters of Airports Authority of India is seen in this file photo.(Pradeep Gaur/Mint Photo)
The headquarters of Airports Authority of India is seen in this file photo.(Pradeep Gaur/Mint Photo)
Updated on Jan 10, 2020 09:31 AM IST
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Agartala | ByPriyanka Deb Barman

India’s first university for transgender community to come up in UP’s Kushinagar

The university, which will come up in Fazilnagar block of Kushinagar district, is being built by the Akhil Bhartiya Kinnar Siksha Seva Trust (All-India transgender education service trust).
Members and allies of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community take part in Queer Pride March(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
Members and allies of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community take part in Queer Pride March(Amal KS/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Dec 26, 2019 10:45 AM IST
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Gorakhpur | ByPress Trust of India

School for transgenders in Uttar Pradesh soon

An initiative by the Akhil Bhartiya Kinnar Shiksha Sewa Trust, the school will help bring the third gender in the social and cultural mainstream.
The school for transgenders will be set up in the Naktanha Mishra village.(HT file)
The school for transgenders will be set up in the Naktanha Mishra village.(HT file)
Published on Dec 24, 2019 06:20 PM IST
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Kushinagar (Uttar Pradesh) | ByIndo Asian News Service

First transgender library opens in India

Launched in 2016, the centre focuses on the promotion of transgender people and making people aware of the no-binary gender.
First transgender library opens in Madurai. (Representational image)(HT file)
First transgender library opens in Madurai. (Representational image)(HT file)
Published on Sep 24, 2019 01:25 PM IST
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Madurai | ByAsian News International

Study reveals transgender students experience more mental health problems compared to other students

The study found that students whose gender identity differs from the sex assigned to them at birth are more likely to experience mental health problems.
A member of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community looks on while taking part in a Pride Parade in Kathmandu.(Prakash Mathena/AFP)
A member of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community looks on while taking part in a Pride Parade in Kathmandu.(Prakash Mathena/AFP)
Updated on Aug 18, 2019 10:30 AM IST
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Washington DC | ByANI

Victoria’s Secret’s first transgender model plans to change ‘status quo in society’

News of Valentina Sampaio joining the brand comes less than a year after the lingerie company faced backlash after an executive commented about transgender people walking in its annual fashion show in an interview with Vogue as reported by The Hollywood Reporter.
American beauty brand Victoria’s Secret’s newly hired first transgender model Valentina Sampaio believes her selection is a “victory for society” and plans to change the “status quo not only in fashion but in society”.(Valentina Sampaio ‘s Instagram)
American beauty brand Victoria’s Secret’s newly hired first transgender model Valentina Sampaio believes her selection is a “victory for society” and plans to change the “status quo not only in fashion but in society”.(Valentina Sampaio ‘s Instagram)
Published on Aug 14, 2019 03:15 PM IST
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Asian News International | ByAsian News International, Washington D.c.

Sperm production may be possible in transgenders

The study, published in the journal Pediatrics, found that one transgender woman was able to produce viable sperm after a few months of discontinuing her puberty-halting medication whereas a different patient on hormone therapy could not produce sperm during the time she could psychologically tolerate being off her medication.
For the study, the research team examined medical records of two transgender women who tried to preserve their sperm after stopping hormone therapy and compared their semen quality against eight other transgender women who elected to preserve their sperm before beginning therapy.(AFP)
For the study, the research team examined medical records of two transgender women who tried to preserve their sperm after stopping hormone therapy and compared their semen quality against eight other transgender women who elected to preserve their sperm before beginning therapy.(AFP)
Published on Aug 05, 2019 03:38 PM IST
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Indo Asian News Service | ByIndo Asian News Service, New York

Delhi govt launches curriculum for making teachers sensitive to issues of transgenders

The Delhi government’s State Council of Education Research and Training (SCERT) runs nine such DIETs in the city which offer elementary teacher education courses.
Majority of students from these institutions are appointed as primary teachers in the civic body-run and Delhi government schools. Many of them also join private schools.(HT Photo)
Majority of students from these institutions are appointed as primary teachers in the civic body-run and Delhi government schools. Many of them also join private schools.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 18, 2019 10:45 PM IST
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