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

The campaign by the transgenders was part of the Systematic Voters’ Education and Electoral Participation (SVEEP) programme of the Election Commission to encourage more transgenders to enrol as voters and exercise their franchise.
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.(Gurpreet Singh / HT Photo)
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.(Gurpreet Singh / HT Photo)
Published on Apr 22, 2019 11:08 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

15 trans-women tie the knot in a mass wedding in Chhattisgarh

In 2014, the Supreme Court recognised transgenders as a “third gender” and ensured that they enjoy constitutional rights and freedom, following which the couple decided to live together openly.
It was a festival-like atmosphere at Pujari Park Marriage Palace here where the weddings took place as per Hindu traditions.(Photo: Twitter/ANI)
It was a festival-like atmosphere at Pujari Park Marriage Palace here where the weddings took place as per Hindu traditions.(Photo: Twitter/ANI)
Updated on Mar 31, 2019 09:17 AM IST
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Raipur | ByPress Trust of India

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Only 9 transgenders from Gurugram enrolled as voters

Transgender activists said that many people refrain from enrolling themselves due to the stigma that they face at every level.
Only nine transgender voters from Gurugram are enrolled in the ‘others’ category in the electoral list for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections scheduled for May 12.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT File PHOTO)
Only nine transgender voters from Gurugram are enrolled in the ‘others’ category in the electoral list for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections scheduled for May 12.(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT File PHOTO)
Published on Mar 27, 2019 05:37 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Gurugram | BySadia Akhtar

Assault delayed wedding plans of transgender who was shot at for refusing sex

Undergoing treatment at AIIMS Trauma Centre, she is yet to give her statement to the police. On Monday, police arrested one of the two men, an alleged member of Sunder Bhati gang, involved in the crime.
A woman shoots a CZ 9x21caliber pistol at a shooting range in Rome, Italy March 23, 2018. REUTERS/Max Rossi(REUTERS)
A woman shoots a CZ 9x21caliber pistol at a shooting range in Rome, Italy March 23, 2018. REUTERS/Max Rossi(REUTERS)
Updated on Jan 24, 2019 11:14 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByAnvit Srivastava

Day after being blocked, 4 transpersons allowed to enter Sabarimala temple

Arriving at Erumely early in the day, the four devotees from Ernakulam draped in their choice of attire -- saree -- were given security cover as they started their climb from Pamba at 8 am.
Four transgenders draped in sarees, who were earlier denied permission to visit the Sabarimala temple on Sunday, completed their darshan of the Lord Ayyappa shrine on Tuesday after securing permission a day ago.(ANI)
Four transgenders draped in sarees, who were earlier denied permission to visit the Sabarimala temple on Sunday, completed their darshan of the Lord Ayyappa shrine on Tuesday after securing permission a day ago.(ANI)
Updated on Dec 18, 2018 04:18 PM IST
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Sabarimala | ByIndo Asian News Service

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 | ByDhamini Ratnam and Dhrubo Jyoti

Four transgenders stopped on way to Sabarimala, sent back

The four identified as Ananya, Triputhi, Avantika and Ranjumol were stopped at Erumeli police station citing law and order problems.
Devotees queue up to offer prayers at Lord Ayyappa temple in Sabarimala.(PTI)
Devotees queue up to offer prayers at Lord Ayyappa temple in Sabarimala.(PTI)
Updated on Dec 16, 2018 12:44 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram | ByRamesh Babu

White House asks top court to block transgender military service

The government appealed and asked the Supreme Court to hear the case, and, pending its final decision, on Thursday requested that it suspend the rulings of the lower courts.
People protest U.S. President Donald Trump's announcement that he plans to reinstate a ban on transgender individuals from serving in any capacity in the U.S. military, in Times Square, in New York.(REUTERS)
People protest U.S. President Donald Trump's announcement that he plans to reinstate a ban on transgender individuals from serving in any capacity in the U.S. military, in Times Square, in New York.(REUTERS)
Published on Dec 14, 2018 10:03 AM IST
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Washington | ByAgence France-Presse

Transgenders rescue Bihar girl sold by parents to trafficker

A group of transgenders in Allahabad played good Samaritan to a minor girl from Bihar by rescuing her from a train in which she was travelling with a Jharkhand man who had allegedly bought her from her parents.
The 15-year-old girl from a Nawada village alleged that her parents had sold her off to a 50-year-old man from Giridih in Jharkhand for marriage against payment of Rs 1.5 lakh.(Picture for representation)
The 15-year-old girl from a Nawada village alleged that her parents had sold her off to a 50-year-old man from Giridih in Jharkhand for marriage against payment of Rs 1.5 lakh.(Picture for representation)
Published on Dec 08, 2018 08:06 AM IST
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Bhabua (Bihar) | ByPrasun K Mishra

Pakistan Supreme Court to provide jobs to transgenders: Chief Justice

Chief Justice of Pakistan Saqib Nisar on Tuesday said two transgenders would be provided jobs in the Supreme Court.
A Pakistani pedestrian walks past the Supreme Court building in Islamabad on February 21, 2018.(AFP FIle Photo)
A Pakistani pedestrian walks past the Supreme Court building in Islamabad on February 21, 2018.(AFP FIle Photo)
Updated on Sep 12, 2018 01:28 PM IST
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Islamabad | ByPress Trust of India

Transgender in Pakistan set on fire by four men for resisting sexual assault

The transgender suffered 80 per cent burn injuries and died while he was being taken to a hospital in Lahore.
Pakistani transgender people and activists of civil society protest to condemn the killing of their colleague, in Peshawar, Pakistan, Monday, Aug. 20, 2018. A transgender person was shot dead on Thursday night, police said. (AP Photo/Muhammad Sajjad)(AP File Photo/Representative Image)
Pakistani transgender people and activists of civil society protest to condemn the killing of their colleague, in Peshawar, Pakistan, Monday, Aug. 20, 2018. A transgender person was shot dead on Thursday night, police said. (AP Photo/Muhammad Sajjad)(AP File Photo/Representative Image)
Updated on Sep 09, 2018 06:30 PM IST
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Press Trust of India, Lahore | ByPress Trust of India

SNDT university opens distance learning programmes for transgenders

Three students from third gender enrol for courses at Juhu campus.
Three students from third gender enrol for courses at Juhu campus.(AFP)
Three students from third gender enrol for courses at Juhu campus.(AFP)
Published on Aug 29, 2018 06:10 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByYesha Kotak, Mumbai

Transgender activists urge states to follow Kerala in financing sex change surgeries

Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan had said his government would pay Rs 2,00,000 rupees to allow people to undergo sex change procedure.
A 2015 government survey found there were about 25,000 transgender people in Kerala and more than 80% wished to undergo the surgery but needed financial help.(AFP/Picture for representation)
A 2015 government survey found there were about 25,000 transgender people in Kerala and more than 80% wished to undergo the surgery but needed financial help.(AFP/Picture for representation)
Updated on Aug 07, 2018 08:12 AM IST
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Kochi/New Delhi | ByReuters

I want to go out on a date with Huma Qureshi, says Kubbra Sait a.k.a Kukoo the transgender from Sacred Games

The actress says she’s learnt to respect people’s choices from the show
Actress Kubbra Sait was excited to play a transgender in Sacred Games. Outfit, SR Store; styling by Pranav Sood; hair by Sanky Evrus(Rahul Jhangiani)
Actress Kubbra Sait was excited to play a transgender in Sacred Games. Outfit, SR Store; styling by Pranav Sood; hair by Sanky Evrus(Rahul Jhangiani)
Updated on Aug 05, 2018 10:50 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | BySamreen Tungekar

Gender, address dilemma for Assam’s third sex in draft NRC

While claims, objections and corrections procedure regarding the final NRC draft, released on July 30, will begin in August, there is no plan in place for transgender persons, whose chosen name and gender remain excluded from the draft.
As per the 2011 census, there are 11,374 transgender persons in Assam, but the number is likely much more, say activists.(AFP/Picture for representation)
As per the 2011 census, there are 11,374 transgender persons in Assam, but the number is likely much more, say activists.(AFP/Picture for representation)
Published on Jul 31, 2018 10:59 PM IST
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HT Correspondent, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Maneka Gandhi apologises for calling transgenders ‘other ones’ in Lok Sabha, says she did not snigger

The minister drew flak from the transgender community for using the word, with Meera Sanghamitra, a member of the National Alliance for People’s Movements and a trans woman, saying that Maneka Gandhi and all the MPs who “thumped and laughed must apologise”.
Union Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Sanjay Gandhi speaks in the Lok Sabha during the Monsoon session of Parliament, in New Delhi on Thursday, July 26, 2018.(PTI)
Union Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Sanjay Gandhi speaks in the Lok Sabha during the Monsoon session of Parliament, in New Delhi on Thursday, July 26, 2018.(PTI)
Updated on Jul 30, 2018 08:11 PM IST
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New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India

Fans search if Sacred Games actor Kubbra Sait is a transgender and she is happy about it

Kubbra Sait, who plays a transgender character named Cuckoo in Sacred Games, is receiving praise for her work. Her role involved nudity also but she says that she was not apprehensive about the character.
Kubbra Sait and Nawazuddin Siddiqui in a still from Sacred Games.
Kubbra Sait and Nawazuddin Siddiqui in a still from Sacred Games.
Updated on Jul 29, 2018 08:29 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Transgender denied job as cabin crew in Air India tells SC airline’s hiring norms do not recognise category

Chennai-based engineering graduate Shanavi Ponnusamy said that the application for the screening exam for candidates for group discussion (GD) and personality aptitude test (PAT) only had male and female categories, and thus excluded her from being considered eligible.
Air India told the Supreme Court that the complainant Shanavi Ponnusamy could not qualify the test.(AFP/File Photo)
Air India told the Supreme Court that the complainant Shanavi Ponnusamy could not qualify the test.(AFP/File Photo)
Updated on Jul 23, 2018 10:45 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByBhadra Sinha

Newborn abandoned for being ‘transgender’ dies, was a girl: Doctors

The baby was suffering from a genetic disease called congenital adrenal hyperplasia.
As the baby’s genitals were not properly developed, it was difficult to deduct the sex.(Getty Images/iStockphoto/ Representative image)
As the baby’s genitals were not properly developed, it was difficult to deduct the sex.(Getty Images/iStockphoto/ Representative image)
Updated on Jul 13, 2018 10:32 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Jaipur | ByHT Correspondent, Jaipur

25 transgenders to be among poll observers in Pakistan

As election observers, they will observe and note down any violation of rights or acts of discrimination against vulnerable sections of society at polling stations during the polls.
Supporters of Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, chairman of the Pakistan People's Party (PPP), listen to his speech during a campaign rally ahead of general elections in District Thatta, Pakistan on July 2.(REUTERS)
Supporters of Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, chairman of the Pakistan People's Party (PPP), listen to his speech during a campaign rally ahead of general elections in District Thatta, Pakistan on July 2.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jul 06, 2018 08:41 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Islamabad | ByImtiaz Ahmad

Scarlett Johansson draws criticism for accepting role of transgender man

Scarlett Johansson has dismissed criticism over her choosing to play a transgender man in a new film.
Actor Scarlett Johansson arrives at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala (Met Gala).(REUTERS)
Actor Scarlett Johansson arrives at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala (Met Gala).(REUTERS)
Updated on Jul 04, 2018 01:18 PM IST
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Asian News International | ByHT Correspondent, Washington Dc

Sathyasri Sharmila enrolled as Tamil Nadu’s first transgender lawyer

Sathyasri Sharmila waited for over a decade before feeling confident enough to register with Bar Council of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry (BCTNP).
Sathyasri Sharmila (in shawl) enrolled as a lawyer on Saturday.(HT Photo)
Sathyasri Sharmila (in shawl) enrolled as a lawyer on Saturday.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 30, 2018 07:16 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chennai | ByM Manikandan

13 transgenders will contest general elections in Pakistan this year

Out of 13 transgenders who will contest the Pakistan general elections this year, two will contest for the National Assembly, while the rest will try their luck for provincial assemblies.
The major concern of transgender candidates is regarding their identity documents.(AFP/Photo for representation)
The major concern of transgender candidates is regarding their identity documents.(AFP/Photo for representation)
Updated on May 24, 2018 12:29 PM IST
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Indo Asian News Service, Islamabad | ByHT Correspondent

Transgenders can enrol at SNDT in Mumbai University

HT had reported that the university has decided to have a box in its admission forms allowing students to identify themselves as transgenders
As per 2011 census, total population of transgenders in the country was 4.88 Lakh with literacy rate of 56.07%(PICTURE FOR REPRESENTATION)
As per 2011 census, total population of transgenders in the country was 4.88 Lakh with literacy rate of 56.07%(PICTURE FOR REPRESENTATION)
Updated on May 23, 2018 12:44 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByYesha Kotak, Mumbai

How can name, gender be changed in records retrospectively, asks HC to transgender

The court was referring to the transgender’s plea seeking change of name and gender in the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and Delhi University (DU) records.
A file photo of Delhi high court in New Delhi.(HT Photo)
A file photo of Delhi high court in New Delhi.(HT Photo)
Updated on May 22, 2018 08:57 AM IST
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Press Trust of India, New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India

Denied ambulance, man carries brother’s body on back, transgenders help him

Chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat directs health secretary to probe the incident that took place at Government Doon Medical College and submit report
Pankaj carries the body of his brother on his back.(HT Photo)
Pankaj carries the body of his brother on his back.(HT Photo)
Updated on May 04, 2018 09:07 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Dehradun | ByAnupam Trivedi

Mumbai educational institute opens its doors to transgenders

“We are following the footsteps of our founder and believe that everyone has an equal right to education,” said Dr Meena Kute, registrar, SNDT Women’s University.
Harrish Iyer, an LGBTQ activist, said, “It is remarkable that universities are opening their minds and hearts to the transgender community.(HT PHOTO/PICTURE FOR REPRESENTATION ONLY)
Harrish Iyer, an LGBTQ activist, said, “It is remarkable that universities are opening their minds and hearts to the transgender community.(HT PHOTO/PICTURE FOR REPRESENTATION ONLY)
Updated on Apr 20, 2018 12:15 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByYesha Kotak and Shreya Soni, Mumbai

Transgender column in PAN cards is a welcome step

Ground realities also need to change, such as the staff at PAN card application centres need to receive clear directives on being sensitive towards transgender persons
Transgenders protesting in Kochi on Saturday. A transgender column in PAN cards is a first step to ensure justice to the community discriminated by State, society (File Photo)(PTI)
Transgenders protesting in Kochi on Saturday. A transgender column in PAN cards is a first step to ensure justice to the community discriminated by State, society (File Photo)(PTI)
Published on Apr 13, 2018 04:37 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByHT Correspondent

Transgenders to be recognised as independent gender category in PAN form

New rules, called Income Tax (Fourth Amendment) Rules, 2018, shall come into force on the date of their publication in the official gazette.
The government has amended Income Tax rules that will now allow transgenders to be recognised as an independent category of applicants for obtaining a Permanent Account Number.(File Photo/For Representation)
The government has amended Income Tax rules that will now allow transgenders to be recognised as an independent category of applicants for obtaining a Permanent Account Number.(File Photo/For Representation)
Published on Apr 10, 2018 03:25 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Kerala teacher may face legal action over ‘women in jeans’ remark

Kerala teacher Rajith Kumar said women in jeans degrade their womanhood, give birth to transgenders.
Denim jeans hang drying outside a factory at an apparel park in Karnataka.(Bloomberg File)
Denim jeans hang drying outside a factory at an apparel park in Karnataka.(Bloomberg File)
Updated on Apr 04, 2018 06:10 PM IST
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Thiruvananthapuram, Hindustan Times | ByHT Correspondent
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