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How the country’s first transgender-run Milk Cooperative Society in Kovilpatti has given them hope and an identity

Activist Grace Banu credits the District Collector, the District Revenue Officer and the relentless hard work of the transgender community in setting up the Cooperative

Published on 21st October 2020
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By the time we get documents to get supplies, we'll be dead: How India's Transgenders have been hit by lockdown

Most transgender persons do not have government ID proofs like Aadhaar, DL, Passport, PAN, Ration, Voter ID cards and end up getting excluded even out of Food Security despite the Food Security Act  

Published on 29th March 2020
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Kolkata's transgender community welcomes free ration by the state government

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee this week had announced free rations for the transgenders till June 2021, which could be availed through the token system

Published on 20th August 2020
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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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Girls outshine boys again in CBSE, country records overall pass percentage of 91.46 percent

Trivandrum region recorded highest pass percentage of 99.28, while the pass percentage of Guwahati region was lowest at 79.12

Published on 15th 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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Meet the Fashion Design student from Odisha who's illustrating books covers with LGBTQIA+ motifs

Are you looking for a notepad? Then Nude should be your go-to place because they're covers are adorned with interesting LGBTQIA+ themed designs and come with infographics about the community too

Published on 26th June 2020
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Manipur govt sets up 2 dedicated COVID-19 quarantine centres for transgenders

There are 66,330 active cases of COVID-19 in the country at present. As many as 3,583 people have lost their lives due to the coronavirus in the country

Published on 23rd May 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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IIT Madras student group distributes ration to over 2000 people from marginalised sections 

Chinta Bar, an independent student group on campus, has raised funds, sourced supplies and is distributing to families in need

Published on 22nd 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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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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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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