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For Trinetra Haldar Gummaraju, growing up transperson in India means a relentless othering

“Growing up trans means a relentless othering”

By Trinetra Haldar Gummaraju, Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 16, 2021 06:49 PM IST
  • Karnataka’s first transgender doctor tells her story of transition and celebrating self-love
The transgender rights bill was first passed in the Rajya Sabha as a private member’s bill by DMK MP Tiruchi Siva in 2015.(Reuters File Photo)
The transgender rights bill was first passed in the Rajya Sabha as a private member’s bill by DMK MP Tiruchi Siva in 2015.(Reuters File Photo)

Transgender bill criminalises community, say activists; seek its overhaul

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Dhrubo Jyoti and Dhamini Ratnam
PUBLISHED ON DEC 19, 2018 07:44 AM IST
Objections included the low quantum of punishment for violence against transgender people – two years in the bill as opposed to seven to life under the IPC for sexual assault, for instance, – and the absence of reservation, another provision in the apex court’s 2014 judgment.
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