Many transgender students lack formal education and are forced into sex work, begging, or dancing at weddings to make ends meet.
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On the brother-sister bond—and how to be open about love.
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A historic reform – but only a stepping stone.
The Indian government had the historic opportunity to uphold our constitutional moralities at an international stage. But instead of being on the right side of history, the government only ended up exposing its hypocrisy.
Once it was just called gay. Then it became gay and lesbian. Then LGBT. Then LGBTI. LGBTQI. LGBTQIA. As the alphabet soup thickened, so did the confusion. The recent ruling by the Supreme Court of Ind...
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It's important not to reduce this conversation to the banalities of religion, gun control and terror. These are, of course, important issues and deeply linked to this crime. However, it's crucial to recognize this as a hate crime -- one that shakes humanity but most deeply affects us, the LGBTI community.
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Conversion therapy, which aims to "convert" a queer person into a heterosexual, is sought not only by parents but also by LGBTQ individuals who see it as an escape from the social stigma that surrounds their sexual orientation and/or gender identity. This, more than anything, speaks volumes about the discriminatory environment in our society, and how damagingly this is internalized.
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BHUBANESWAR -- Odisha government today decided to accord BPL (below poverty line) status to transgenders in the state. "The state government has decided to accord BPL status to the transgender persons...
Prince Manvendra Singh Gohil, or rather Yuvraj Shri Manvendra Singhji Raghubir Singhji Sahib, the crown prince of one of India's oldest royal families made a public announcement in 2006 that made head...
This article is from Open Magazine. By Shahina KK Kerala will soon have a taxi service run by transgenders. The launch of G-Taxi or Gender Taxi, set to go operational this March, was announced by the...