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This Kerala filmmaker's docu 'Marubhumiyile Mazha' portrays the struggles of transgender people

Jesu Joseph James directed the documentary 'Marubhumiyile Mazha' portraying the lives of three transgender people who overcame all their struggles  

Published on 21st August 2019
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This is an insult to the entire community: How transgenders are reacting to Pala college's stance on reservation

Alphonsa College, Pala, affiliated to the MG University recently approached the Kerala High Court, asking it to reconsider the transgender reservation 

Published on 10th July 2019
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One person's win is not enough: Loyola college's Naleena Prasheetha, India's first transgender unionist

Naleena, who joined the college in 2015 is the first transgender student to pursue both undergraduate and postgraduate courses from the college

Published on 22nd June 2019
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Only one transgender applies for DU admissions, experts blame lack of infrastructure, stigma

Last year there were applications from transgender aspirants but none of them enrolled for regular courses

Published on 24th June 2019
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Meet Avanthika, one of the two transgender students who is shaking things up at CMS College Kottayam

Under the Kerala government's new transgender reservation policy, Avanthika and Shana Navas got enrolled in CMS College

Published on 20th June 2019
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Chennai’s Loyola College gives free admission to two transgender students in a remarkable step to promote inclusivity

Pioneering the cause of the youth from the transgender community, Chennai's Loyola College has taken a landmark step this academic year. Read to find out more

Published on 5th June 2019
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New education policy: Transgenders to get safe, reliable schools

The policy document proposed to involve civil society groups that have gained substantial knowledge of and experience in working with transgender children

Published on 31st May 2019
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CBSE Class XII Results: Now you can check your marks directly on Google, here's how

A total of 31,14,821 candidates had registered for Class 10 and Class 12 board examination this year including 28 transgender students

Published on 2nd May 2019
BBMP to Train Transgenders

BBMP to train transgenders in tailoring and computers, setting up new shelter homes for them

Depending on the course, they will be able to stay there for three to six months, free of cost. The department has identified a BBMP property near Upparpet police station for the same

Published on 31st January 2019
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Five reasons why the LGBTQIA+ community finds the Transgender Bill 2018 offensive and undemocratic

The bill also criminalises begging and "whoever compels or entices a transgender person to indulge in the act of begging"

Published on 27th December 2018
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The number of transwomen who go missing is more than you can imagine, say activists, as Telangana candidate disappears

Activists are working closely with the authorities including the State Election Commissioner, Rajat Kumar, to trace her as soon as possible

Published on 28th November 2018
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In a first, four DYFI transgender representatives to be part of its state conference

In 2017, DYFI became the first Indian party to extend its membership to Kerala's transgenders; this was followed by the members being chosen as the party's representatives for its state conferennce

Published on 14th November 2018
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This Karachi campaign run by university students helps trans persons live a dignified life

Actcept was started in January 2018 by eight university students and a faculty from a leading business institution in Karachi, Pakistan

Published on 12th August 2018
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Meet the TISS students who made India's first gender-neutral hostel a reality

Transgenders and non-binary students are a rarity on campuses. Queer Collective at Tata Institure of Social Sciences wants to change that by building a comfortable place for them. 

Published on 16th April 2018
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Kerala's transgender community welcomes state government's move to allot seats for them in colleges

In a move being praised as a progressive step towards inclusive education, the Kerala state government has decided to allot seats for transgender persons in colleges

Published on 10th July 2018

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