User: lgbt Topic: Sexual Minorities
Category: Hijra
Last updated: May 26 2017 07:44 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Add columns for transgender people in forms, universities told 26.5.2017 TOI: Thiruvananthapuram
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Films are made for audience, not for critics, says Arjun Kapoor 25.5.2017 Cinema-Showbiz
Actor Arjun Kapoor, whose latest release "Half Girlfriend" has been appreciated by the audience despite mostly unfavourable reviews, says at the end of the day movies are made for the audience.
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Of sexual desires and women scorned 25.5.2017 Hindu: Arts
There are many stories about Urvashi, the divinely beautiful apsara from Indra’s court. The saddest one is about her love for Pururavas where, like all celestial women, she has to leave her mortal bel...
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NBA returns all-star game to N. Carolina after transgender law lifted 25.5.2017 TOI: All Headlines
NBA returns all-star game to N. Carolina after transgender law lifted
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At new shelter, transgenders hope to rebuild lives 25.5.2017 Hindu: Cities
Chennai Corporation opens facility in Chetpet; vocational training to impart job skills to 25 residents
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Finally, an exclusive medical clinic for transgenders 23.5.2017 Hindu: National
An exclusive medical clinic for the transgender community, reportedly the first of its kind in the public sector hospitals in India, was opened at the Kottayam Government Medical college hospital on ...
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US trans surgeries jumped nearly 20% in one year 23.5.2017 New Kerala: World News
US trans surgeries jumped nearly 20% in one year
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LGBT community symposium seeks a level playing field at workplace 22.5.2017 TOI: Chennai
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Life and work in progress 22.5.2017 Hindu: Crafts
Chennai's transgender community is diligently working its way up amid old struggles and new opportunities
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Gay sex party: 141 arrested in raid in Indonesia 22.5.2017 Business Standard: News Now
This happened a day before two men were to be publicly flogged for having sexual relations
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141 arrested in Indonesia over gay sex party 22.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Indonesian police have arrested 141 men in a raid on a gay sauna here, a day before two men were to be publicly flogged for having sexual relations, the media reported on Monday.
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U.S. gender confirmation surgery up 19 pct in 2016, doctors say 22.5.2017 DNA: Health
Gender confirmation surgeries rose 19 percent in 2016 from the previous year, a survey of plastic surgeons said, an increase some doctors attribute to expanded Medicare coverage and greater social acceptance of transgender people.
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Texas revives transgender ‘bathroom bill’ for public schools 22.5.2017 Hindu: International
Mandates that all such people use public restrooms as per the gender on their birth certificates.
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WCD ministry misses key points in manual for juveniles 22.5.2017 DNA: Opinion
A manual, released recently by the Ministry of Women and Child Development, governing the living conditions of children in conflict with law, lodged with juvenile facilities across the country, may have missed some of the key points it was directed to address, say child rights experts. The manual, titled 'Living conditions in Institutions for Children in conflict with Law' was released on Friday. It was drawn up as per a directive of the Supreme Court on February 2, 2016, issued during the proceedings of a 2013 case of Re-Inhuman Conditions in 1,382 prisons. The apex court, while looking at the conditions of adults prisons, wanted the WCD ministry to draw up a prison manual for juvenile facilities, and gave it a time-frame of over three months to complete it. However, after a few missed deadlines, the ministry finally submitted the draft to the apex court on May 2. The SC then asked the ministry to send it to states and incorporate state-specific changes. It is not clear whether the ministry has ...
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Will go home as an officer: Transgender 22.5.2017 TOI: Chennai
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The long battle against stigma 22.5.2017 Hindu: News
Durgasri, a transgender, says support from kin gave confidence
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Another bypoll over, results to be out on Tuesday 21.5.2017 TOI: Delhi Times
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Indian-origin man joins poll race to become Ireland's first gay PM 21.5.2017 News
38-year-old Leo Varadkar is currently holding the post of Ireland's Welfare Minister
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Transgenders must raise their voice, demand their rights: India's first transgender principal 21.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Their identity in society is largely limited to being termed "hijras" (eunuchs), they are often ridiculed for their appearance, their profession has been reduced to begging and their rights are routinely suppressed.
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NGOs help transgenders pursue higher education 21.5.2017 Hindu: News
IGNOU drive to encourage them to enrol for courses
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