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The Bill confers the right upon transgender persons to be recognised as such and also grants them the right to 'self-perceived' gender identity.
Earlier this year I had an opportunity to do a photo shoot with someone who was born male but who identifies as a woman and I did not want her to hide that. I was honoured to photograph her in her element where she embraced my designs in her own way.
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I saw her walk across the road, swaying her hips. She was dressed in a black sari that seemed to shimmer in the morning sun. As she approached my car, I pulled down my window and for a brief moment, my eyes met hers. And at that very moment, amidst the constant honking on the roads, her eyes spoke volumes...
A historic reform – but only a stepping stone.
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There are about 30 lakh transgenders in India
Bollywood superstar Salman Khan along with actre Anushka Sharma and noted singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan have joined hands with Y-Films' transgender music group 6-pack band. The 6-pack band comprises si...
On 16 February, transgender activist and founder of Delhi-based LGBT NGO Mitr Trust, Rudrani Chettri Chauhan revealed the names and pictures of the first three models that succe fully cleared audition...
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM -- Transgenders, who are striving hard to find a place in mainstream society, will soon turn entrepreneurs in Kerala with the launch of a taxi service which will be owned and operat...
Playback singer Sonu Nigam's single with India's first ever all-transgender music group 6-Pack Band is out. The song, called 'Sab Rab De Bande', was posted online on YFilms' YouTube channel on Monday...
In The Danish Girl, which releases in India on Friday, painter Lili Elbe, born male as Einar Wegener, transitions to a woman. This is Copenhagen, right after the First World War, and there is no template for such behaviour. (The movie is inspired from the true story of the world's first transgender woman to undergo sex reassignment surgery, but beyond that basic premise, it is heavily fictionalised.)
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In April 2014, the Indian Supreme Court officially recognised the existence of the 'third gender', but little has changed on the ground level. Even today, there are many misconceptions about who trans...
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CHENNAI -- The Madras High Court on Thursday directed Tamil Nadu Uniformed Services Recruitment Board (TNUSRB) to appoint a transgender as Sub Inspector of police as she is entitled to get the job. Th...
The Udyami Yubak Brinda Durga Puja, just off Joy Mitra street in north Kolkata, has been largely unremarkable in its 27 years of existence. Much like many of the thousands of small-budget puja committ...