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Three trans persons hired as government school teachers: Karnataka Education Minister  

Applications were invited for a total of 15,000 posts, out of which, candidates have been selected for 13,363 posts

 

Published on 21st November 2022
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UP Governor calls for providing online education to transgenders

In 2019, government data revealed that no transgenders were enrolled in central universities in India, whereas 814 transgender students were enrolled at IGNOU

Published on 2nd November 2022
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Transgenders entitled to special quota for third gender for admission in psychiatry nursing courses: Madras High Court 

The petitioner sought for a direction to admit her in Post Basic BSc (Nursing) course for the academic year 2022-2023 under special category as transgender

Published on 13th October 2022
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University of Madras to offer one free UG seat to transgenders in affiliated colleges

The programme aims to encourage students from the transgender community to pursue higher education

Published on 24th March 2022
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#ThrowBackToday: Transgenders recognised as the third gender by the Supreme Court

In today's #TBT, we recall the landmark judgement delivered by India's top court. The judgement recognised the rights of the transgender as human rights and what a day it was. Let's recollect...

Published on 15th April 2021
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These transpeople in Karnataka are adopting and caring for children abandoned by their families. This is their story

Nakshatra, a transperson who started an NGO along with her friends, speaks about how they are providing shelter to rescued children and people who have been abandoned on the streets

Published on 20th January 2021
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Beating stigma with positivity: How Kerala's transgenders are carrying the state's education legacy forward

This year, eighteen transgender students passed the Kerala Government's Class XII equivalency examination. We spoke to three of them and understood their backstories

Published on 28th 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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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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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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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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Cis-women, queer community and transgenders march in Delhi on Savitribai Phule's birth anniversary

The long march that began in Mandi House ended in Jantar Mantar, where a public meeting was held

Published on 3rd January 2020

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