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Transgender people perform Kolattam dance in Chennai to raise awareness about COVID-19 spread

The performance was organised by Sahodaran, a community-based transgender organisation, in collaboration with the Greater Chennai Corporation

Published on 24th July 2020
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Four months of lockdown later, transgenders struggle for basic sustenance   

Activist Grace Banu has been working to help over 200 transgender citizens across Tamil Nadu

 

Published on 28th June 2020
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How Kalki Subramaniam is building a wall of stories to bring to light the horrors transgenders live through

The Red Wall Project brings real experiences of transgender individuals through an art project — displayed in schools and colleges — that brings together stories of sexual harassment and bullying 

Published on 27th June 2020
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I couldn't accept menstruation: What transman Shreyas Mohanan thought when he got his first period

A female to male transgender person, Shreyas Mohanan tells us how difficult it was for him to be a menstruating transman and how he transitioned through college before finding the real him

Published on 24th June 2020
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Kolkata's Presidency University students distribute food among transgenders

Twenty-five transgender people from Garia Nabagram area in the city have been given rice, pulses and potatoes among other essential items

Published on 17th May 2020
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How can we respond during lockdown? 150 transgenders write to Govt to protest minute feedback window to crucial act 

The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment asked the public for feedback on the Draft Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Rules, 2020

Published on 30th April 2020
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Transgender community demands special package amid COVID-19 lockdown

The letter states that most trans persons do not have ration cards, are not provided pension in most states and many transgender persons live in rented accommodations

Published on 28th April 2020
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This NGO in Bengaluru is providing groceries to sex workers across Karnataka during the lockdown

Sangama is raising funds to help sex workers and transgenders. You can also do your bit and contribute your share to help thousands of families across Karnataka  

Published on 3rd April 2020
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India's first transman pilot, Adam Harry, denied medical certificate citing 'gender dysphoria'

On March 18, Adam Harry was sent a letter by the DGCA that bars him from flying for the next 6 months due to medical reasons

Published on 23rd March 2020
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In historic first, Kerala's MG University introduces transgender category in sporting events

The University's Vice-Chancellor says that they will soon open a school for gender studies and provide more opportunities to transgender students

Published on 29th January 2020
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This transgender short film is on an award-winning spree. Here's why  

En Aval is a Tamil short film is the second short film of Tiruppur-based Parthiban Anbarasu that revolves around the events in the life of a man after he undergoes a sex reassignment surgery  

Published on 1st January 2020
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Inclusivity for the win! Kerala's first all-transgender-run canteen opens in Palakkad

The canteen would be run by a 10-member transgender group supported by Kudumbasree mission, Social Welfare department and the District Panchayat. Authorities had provided training to the group too

Published on 15th December 2019
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At 68, HIV+ transgender activist Noori Saleem is 'amma' to 45 children with HIV. This is her inspiring story

Noori has fought two of society’s biggest taboos – being a transgender person and HIV/AIDS – to spread awareness and become a mother to 45 HIV positive children

Published on 30th October 2019
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First ever transgender library opens in Madurai to increase awareness about the ambisexual people in India

As per the 2011 census, there are 4 lakh 90 thousand transgender people in India and about 21 thousand are in Tamil Nadu

Published on 24th September 2019
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TISS Queer Collective slams transgender activist Laxmi Tripathi for 'Ram Mandir' comments

The queer students on campus claim the activist made savarna Hindutva comments and made queer students feel unsafe and threatened

Published on 18th September 2019

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