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You didn't say transgenders need 50 percent marks: How the Madras High Court shut down the State's argument against transgender student Tharika Banu

The State claimed that Tharika Banu did not have enough marks to get a seat, the Court said their prospectus didn't mention transgenders and thus the cut-off did not apply to them

Published on 1st December 2017
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Yay! These surprise planners are putting smiles on cancer patients' faces

Surprise! This small bunch is all about making memories, not just for themselves, but for others too.  Sakthivel Panneerselvam, Co-founder of The6.in tells us more on their surprise planning business

Published on 4th December 2017
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WTF! From combatting eve-teasing to domestic abuse, transgender Apsara's task force to be a one-stop support system for women

She will bring together 10 high profile advisory members including lawyers, police officers and government officials to provide women with legal aid, police protection and the like

Published on 23rd August 2017
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Women's Day: How these women are cleaning the country up, literally 

IIHS and TNUSSP have come together to to celebrate our women working in the sanitation department and have launched a social media campaign to bring more attention to their work

Published on 8th March 2020
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Women who wear jeans will give birth to transgenders: Kerala prof lands in trouble for sexist remarks

The state government will initiate legal action against the professor and bar him from government-sponsored awareness classes in schools and colleges 

Published on 4th April 2018
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Why you should read about transgender folk artist Manjamma Jogathi's life in this Kannada book

Manjamma Jogathi, a transgender and popular folk artist speaks about her life story being turned into a book and the need of queer literature in Kannada languages

Published on 15th November 2020
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Why is pride associated with homosexuality? Understanding the terms queer, gay and bisexual

Who is called a straight person? The word ‘straight’ is used to refer to a person who is heterosexual, that is, anyone who has a sexual orientation to persons of the opposite of sex

Published on 22nd September 2018
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Why everyone should check out The Pridebook, a social networking site built for the LGBTQIA+ community

The Pridebook is a comprehensive networking platform for the LGBTQ community. This platform provides a medium wherein the community can connect, interact, seek counsel and explore job opportunities

Published on 13th April 2019
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Why everyone must watch Sharanya Ramprakash's famous play Akshayambara

Theatre artist Sharanya Ramprakash speaks about her theatre journey and the reason behind writing the critically-acclaimed play Akshayambara. She also talks about the Modern Indian Theatre

Published on 28th March 2020
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When you're gay, your gender is under scrutiny. Not your work: Kolkata teacher after sacking 

After being  denied a teaching position when he shifted from full-time to part-time employment, gay teacher Avijit Kundu says he has no plans to sue the school just yet

Published on 23rd March 2018
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When love trumps prejudice: How this Kerala queer group is helping the flood victims

From opening their 24*7 helpline to make distress calls to adopting tribal villages, Queerythm shows that during the adverse time, mankind unites to become one

Published on 25th August 2018
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What I learnt growing up as a gay person in the Indian education system

If we are able to teach young Indians to respect all genders and sexualities instead of leaving them to learn from slyly accessed porn clips, then we would have truly made progress

Published on 26th June 2018
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West Bengal private buses to now reserve two seats for transgender persons

Joint Council of Bus Syndicates general secretary Tapan Banerjee said two seats in every bus associated with the organisation will be marked as "Tridhara"

Published on 17th August 2020
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University of Madras to reserve one seat in every department for transsexuals

Not just for transsexuals, the University will also be reserving a seat for differently abled people, sportspersons, wards of ex-servicemen and Tamil students of Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Published on 28th February 2021
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University College elections: KSU, AISF nominations rejected over typos, missing punctuation?

KSU and other organisations had set up their units in the college only a few months ago. Previously, it was an SFI bastion for 18 years

Published on 19th September 2019

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