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Odisha police to now recruit transgenders, issue application

Odisha Police have sought online applications from men, women and transgenders for the appointments.
Published on Jun 13, 2021 11:52 AM IST

“Growing up trans 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

Alabama judge declares transgender driver's license policy as unconstitutional

Alabama transgender license policy unconstitutional
Published on Jan 16, 2021 09:48 AM IST

Kerala extends education scholarship, wedding grant for transgenders

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

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.
Updated on Dec 24, 2020 05:57 PM IST

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

Shaine Soni on rising from Delhi studio to Miss Trans Queen India 2020
Updated on Dec 20, 2020 05:42 PM IST

Kerala HC pulls up Centre for exclusion of transgenders in NCC

File photo: Kerala High Court.
Updated on Nov 30, 2020 10:02 PM IST

I knew my role in Laxmii was a cameo but it had a lot of emotions: Sharad Kelkar

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

Government deliberating on making special card for trans members to link them to welfare schemes

The first meeting of the NCTP was held through video conference on Thursday, chaired by Social Justice Minister Thaawar Chand Gehlot
Updated on Oct 18, 2020 08:05 PM IST

Uttar Pradesh to set up transgender welfare board

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

National Council for Transgender Persons formed

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

Transgenders get right to inherit agricultural land in Uttar Pradesh

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

Jaya Bhattacharya helps transgenders and sex workers

Jaya says the mightiest and the weakest are affected by corona.
Updated on Aug 05, 2020 11:37 PM IST

MHA seeks CAPFs views on recruiting ‘transgender’ assistant commandants

Indian paramilitary troopers stand guard in central Srinagar on June 10, 2020.
Updated on Jul 02, 2020 01:20 PM IST

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

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

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.
Updated on May 21, 2020 11:38 PM IST

Problems mount for trans people during Covid-19 lockdown

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.
Updated on Apr 20, 2020 07:57 PM IST

Thanks to social prejudice, transgenders are a neglected lot

While other daily wage earners have some social network, this is an isolated and a highly ostracized community
Updated on Mar 31, 2020 08:20 PM IST

Transgenders hurl stones at police post, case registered in Ludhiana

HT Image
Updated on Feb 25, 2020 10:51 PM IST

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

The headquarters of Airports Authority of India is seen in this file photo.
Updated on Jan 10, 2020 09:31 AM IST

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

Members and allies of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) community take part in Queer Pride March
Updated on Dec 26, 2019 10:45 AM IST

School for transgenders in Uttar Pradesh soon

The school for transgenders will be set up in the Naktanha Mishra village.
Published on Dec 24, 2019 06:20 PM IST

First transgender library opens in India

First transgender library opens in Madurai. (Representational image)
Published on Sep 24, 2019 01:25 PM IST

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

A member of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community looks on while taking part in a Pride Parade in Kathmandu.
Updated on Aug 18, 2019 10:30 AM IST

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

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”.
Published on Aug 14, 2019 03:15 PM IST

Sperm production may be possible in transgenders

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.
Published on Aug 05, 2019 03:38 PM IST

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

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.
Updated on Jul 18, 2019 10:45 PM IST

28 Delhi schools declared transgender- inclusive

SPACE, a Delhi-based NGO, in collaboration with directorate of education (DoE), with support from the Netherlands Embassy, recognized the 28 schools.
Published on Jul 12, 2019 11:59 AM IST

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: EC ropes in transgenders to motivate people to vote in north Delhi

EC’s step to rope in transgenders in its SVEEP programme in Delhi is to encourage more transgenders to enrol as voters and exercise their franchise.
Published on Apr 22, 2019 11:08 AM IST
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