User: lgbt Topic: Sexual Minorities
Category: Hijra
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Highlights of Parliamentary committee recommendations for Transgenders 22.7.2017 New Kerala: India News
By Onkareshwar Pandey, New Delhi July 22 : The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Social Justice And Empowerment, headed by the Chairperson Ramesh Bais, in its report presented in the Lok Sabha has asked the Government to clearly define a transgender person.
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Parliamentary panel's historic recommendations for Transgenders 22.7.2017 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi July 22 : A transgender person should have the option to choose either 'man', 'woman' or 'transgender' as well as have the right to choose any of the options independent of surgery/hormones, the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Social Justice and Empowerment, headed by the Chairperson Ramesh Bais has recommended in its 43rd report presented in the Loksabha.
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Parliamentary panel`s historic recommendations for Transgenders 22.7.2017 Zee News : India National
The term `eunuch` refers to only those people who wish to be treated as neither male nor female and embrace a lifestyle that is in conformity with their sexual divergence.
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Protect transgenders from Section 377: Panel 22.7.2017 TOI: Home
A parliamentary panel has suggested that the Centre exempt the transgender community from the ambit of the law criminalising homosexuality, noting that welfare of this socially marginalised group requires an initiative in this direction.
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Trangenders should have option to define themselves: House panel 21.7.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Recommending more "teeth and power" for the National Council for Trangender Persons (NCTP), a parliamentary committee on Friday said a transgender person should have the option to define itself as a "man", "woman" or "trangender".
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A matter of pride 21.7.2017 Hindu: Technology
Pride Walk 2017 will showcase a host of cultural events featuring LGBTIQ community members and their lives
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Kerala government housing plan to cover 466 transgender persons 20.7.2017 TOI: Thiruvananthapuram
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Kerala plans a housing project for transgenders 20.7.2017 TOI: India
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Schemes to be drawn up for marginalised: Shylaja 20.7.2017 Hindu: Thiruvananthapuram
The Social Justice Department will implement various schemes for marginalised sections of people in society, Minister for Social Justice K.K. Shylaja has said.She was speaking after inaugurating a one...
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Right to privacy can't be absolute: SC on Aadhaar 19.7.2017 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
The state may have some power to put reasonable restriction, says the apex court.
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Coimbatore to get metro, Chennai network to expand 19.7.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Tamil Nadu government will start a metro service in Coimbatore and expand the network in Chennai, Chief Minister K. Palaniswami said on Wednesday.
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‘Hijra has become a political identity’ 19.7.2017 FrontLine: Social Issues
Interview with Vyjayanti Vasanta Mogli and Rachana Mudraboyina. By KUNAL SHANKAR
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Innovative themes at play 18.7.2017 Deccan Herald - Wednesday
Simple themes and sophisticated presentation marked 'The Srishti Collective 2017' exhibition, which is being held at the King's Court, Palace Grounds. Hosted by Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology, the show has an eclectic variety of projects which have been put together by 220 students. Enter hall one and 'Undecided' by Jayesh Joshi, will catch one's attention. "I've tried to explore the concept of masculinity. The frame shows Yudhishthira losing the game of dice, Bhima's loss of his son, the moment when lord Krishna feels he is not a god, and Arjuna when he becomes a eunuch. I have explored the subject through different characters of 'Mahabharata'," explained Jayesh. Diya Subramanian's 'The Woven Worlds' was an interesting storytelling experience that bowled many over. "This illustrated novella is inspired from a dream where the entire world was made by spiders," she said. Maria Shakir's 'Riwayet' conglomerated memories of her grandfather speaking in Urdu and their family tradition of ...
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My work got noticed, says Bengal's first transgender Lok Adalat judge 18.7.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Joyita Mondal Mahi has been active as a social worker in West Bengal for over a decade. The 29-year-old is now serving as the state's first transgender judge of a National Lok Adalat, but says her selection is a testament of her portfolio and has nothing to do with her gender.
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Enjoying the days of inclusiveness 18.7.2017 Hindu: News
Lalithakala Akademi holds ten-day camp for transgenders
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No blood from you, you're LGBTQ' 18.7.2017 DNA: India
What can be termed as clear case of discrimination, National Aids Control Organisation (NACO) considers Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community as 'High Risk Group' and hence says the community is not allowed to donate blood. This has been revealed following a Right To Information (RTI) query filed by RTI activist Chetan Kothari on April 26. The RTI was received by the NACO's Blood Safety Division on June 22 and Jolly Lazarus, Central Public Information Officer has replied to the RTI on June 30. The CPIO was not available to comment on the issue. Dr Farah Ingale, Senior Internal Medicine Specialist, Hiranandani Hospital in Vashi, said, "They are categorised as High Risk Group mainly because they have multiple sexual partners and there is an high incidence of HIV. There are tests before blood transfusion, but they are not 100 per cent accurate every time. So, it is better to avoid rather than taking risks. In India, not many are aware about their medical history." LGBTQ activist Harish Iyer came ...
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What if I face discrimination in class: Transgender in IGNOU 18.7.2017 TOI: Lucknow Times
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KMRL sets goals ahead of FIFA under-17 World Cup 18.7.2017 Hindu: Kochi
Football fans will be able to use metro to reach match venues, says agency
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Meet West Bengal's first transgender Lok Adalat judge 17.7.2017 Zee News : States
Breaking the stereotypes, she took office as Bengal's first transgender judge of a Lok Adalat on July 8. Once again, she proved by setting an instance that her marginalised community is no way lagging behind.
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IGNOU gets its 'first transgender' student 17.7.2017 TOI: Lucknow Times
For, 31-year-old Sudha, a transgender, is first from her community and from accross the country, who got enrolled for higher studies at Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU). With this, Sudha will now pursue a six-month Bachelor of Preparatory Programme (BPP) which will make her eligible to study Bachelor of Arts (BA).
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