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Fairy Tales of the Outcastes With Mahi Gupta

Fairy Tales of the Outcastes With Mahi Gupta

Mahi Gupta from Bihar says she realised in 2012 that she was a woman inside. When she changed her gender, neighbours in her village planned to kill her, but she managed to save herself with the help of the police and media. Currently working for NMRC (Noida...

10 May 2022
Manipuri Actor Bishesh Huirem: Being Transgender Is Not A Choice

Manipuri Actor Bishesh Huirem: Being Transgender Is Not A Choice

Actor Bishesh Huirem won the Best Actor trophy at the Manipur State Film Awards for her role in Bobby Wahengbam's ‘Apaiba Leichil’ (Floating Clouds), which...

26 April 2022

Our Aim Is To Regain The Lost Space Of Transgender Community In Hindu Religion: Laxmi Narayan Tripathi

Our place in the Hindu religion was that of 'Updevata' (sub-deities), but we were forced to beg and sell the body, says Tripathi.

We Don't Even Know Exact Numbers Of Transgenders In The Country, Says Trans Community Health Expert Anmol Singh

We Don't Even Know Exact Numbers Of Transgenders In The Country, Says Trans Community Health Expert Anmol Singh

One in hundred people in Western countries is a transgender. Imagine how big our community in India is if we go by that figure?

19 April 2022

Trans Heroes: Meet Trans Bodybuilder Breaking Fitness Stereotypes

Trans people are human beings and their hearts beat too, says Aryan Pasha, the first trans bodybuilder in India

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16 April 2022
I Have Been Breaking Stereotypes Since Childhood: Adam Harry, First Transgender To Have Private Pilot Licence

I Have Been Breaking Stereotypes Since Childhood: Adam Harry, First Transgender To Have Private Pilot Licence

'Since childhood, I have been breaking stereotypes, says Adam Harry, the first transgender to get a private pilot licence.


15 April 2022
'I Fought The Toughest Battle Of Life Alone And Succeeded': Story Of A Trans Model

'I Fought The Toughest Battle Of Life Alone And Succeeded': Story Of A Trans Model

It is my request to the Bollywood fraternity that instead of giving the role of 'trans' in movies to any male or female actors, give it to a real transgender...


26 March 2022
Second Transgender Judge Named To California Superior Court

Second Transgender Judge Named To California Superior Court

A disability rights advocate will become the second openly transgender person to serve as a California judge after being appointed by Gov. Gavin Newsom.


18 March 2022
Is India Inc Getting Ready To Welcome Gender Diversity

Is India Inc Getting Ready To Welcome Gender Diversity

The transgender community is trying to find its India Inc. Companies claim to profess inclusive policies, but acceptability in a corporate environment is a...


09 March 2022
JK Rowling Called 'TERF' For 'Transphobic' Women's Day Tweet, Here's What It Means

JK Rowling Called 'TERF' For 'Transphobic' Women's Day Tweet, Here's What It Means

JK Rowling has once again come under harsh criticism for her transphobic tweet that she put out on account of celebrating International Women's Day.


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16 February 2022
The Transgender And Unemployment In India

The Transgender And Unemployment In India

Often trans people are denied jobs and opportunities in economic activities. And those who, land up with opportunities, earn way lesser than their co-workers....


11 January 2022
Ayushmann And Aparshakti Khurrana To Live In The Same Apartment Worth Rs 19 Cr And 7 Cr

Ayushmann And Aparshakti Khurrana To Live In The Same Apartment Worth Rs 19 Cr And 7 Cr

According to reports, Ayushmann Khurrana and Aparshakti Khurrana have bought properties in the same housing complex.


15 December 2021
Harry Potter Author JK Rowling’s Transphobic Tweet Creates A Stir Again

Harry Potter Author JK Rowling’s Transphobic Tweet Creates A Stir Again

Harry Potter author JK Rowling has been slammed on social media for her latest transphobic tweet.


22 November 2021
How A Transgender Person Found The Happiness Of Motherhood

How A Transgender Person Found The Happiness Of Motherhood

The journey to what is now a happy and content life for the mother-daughter duo was not an easy one.


22 November 2021
Kerala Govt School Introduces Gender Neutral Uniform

Kerala Govt School Introduces Gender Neutral Uniform

As the country was debating a recent gender sensitivity manual issued by NCERT, Kerala government has come up with unisex (gender neutral) uniforms for its...


16 November 2021
Manjamma Jogathi: A Journey From Pain To Liberation

Manjamma Jogathi: A Journey From Pain To Liberation

Manjamma Jogathi is today known as Matha B Manjamma Jogathi, the transgender dancer who received Padma Shri for her contribution to art. Here's her journey so...


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25 August 2021
AAP MLA Launches 'Mission Sahara' To Help Transgender Community

AAP MLA Launches 'Mission Sahara' To Help Transgender Community

AAP MLA Raghav Chadha distributed free ration kits, comprising rice, wheat, oil and spices, among transgenders in Delhi's Rajinder Nagar constituency under the...


12 July 2021
Left Out Of Covid Vaccination Drive, Says Transgender Community In Rajasthan

Left Out Of Covid Vaccination Drive, Says Transgender Community In Rajasthan

Despite clear directive from the social justice and empowerment department, the vaccination drive for transgender community is yet to begin in the state.


21 June 2021
Laurel Hubbard: First Transgender Athlete Set To Compete At Tokyo Olympics

Laurel Hubbard: First Transgender Athlete Set To Compete At Tokyo Olympics

Hubbard was among five weightlifters confirmed Monday in New Zealand's team for Tokyo. At 43, she will also be the oldest weightlifter at the games


14 May 2021
A Pin-Prick Of Hope: 40 Transgenders Given Covid-19 Jab In Guwahati

A Pin-Prick Of Hope: 40 Transgenders Given Covid-19 Jab In Guwahati

Assam, the first state to launch such a drive, will vaccinate more than 500 from the community in Kamrup (Metro) district next week.


17 April 2021
UNDP And Partners Launch Framework Document On Transgender Welfare In India

UNDP And Partners Launch Framework Document On Transgender Welfare In India

The document is expected to provide a roadmap for the welfare of the transgender community at the grassroot level.


15 March 2021
Meet Archie Singh, The First Indian To Become Second Runner-Up At Miss International Trans

Meet Archie Singh, The First Indian To Become Second Runner-Up At Miss International Trans

Women are women, I don’t feel transwomen need to be seen in a different light, said Archie as she won the title


06 March 2021
Meet The Only Trans-Woman Heading A Covid Vaccine Centre In India

Meet The Only Trans-Woman Heading A Covid Vaccine Centre In India

Dr Aqsa Shaikh, nodal officer at Jamia Hamdard, has the distinction of being the first transgender woman to helm a Covid-19 vaccination centre in the country.


04 March 2021
Defying Stereotypes, Chhattisgarh Police Recruit 14 Transgenders As Constables

Defying Stereotypes, Chhattisgarh Police Recruit 14 Transgenders As Constables

A senior government official claimed that this is the first time that transgender persons have been inducted into the state police force.


02 January 2021
Sanjay Suri: I Don’t Compartmentalise Films Into Hetro Or LGBT Community

Sanjay Suri: I Don’t Compartmentalise Films Into Hetro Or LGBT Community

In an exclusive conversation with Outlook, actor-producer Sanjay Suri talks about his LGBTQ-themed film ‘We Are’ which he is co-producing.


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