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This page on FB is fighting for gender equality by posting 'unwomanly' pictures

Two 20-year-old students are fighting against gender inequality and patriarchy by using art and posting pictures that are considered 'unwomanly' on their Facebook page Gender Pages Project

Published on 27th February 2017
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Transgenders from anywhere in the world will find a place to study at Tirunelveli's MSU: VC K Baskar talks about the two transgenders who prompted this revolution

The varsity will offer up to 830 seats for transgenders across all their courses and there will be a fee waiver for them. The funds will come from a corpus that has been set up by the VC 
 

Published on 20th April 2017
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First transgender to write TN board exams was adopted by TN's first transgender engineering graduate, Grace Banu

Tarika Banu, the first transgender student to write and clear TN board exams opens up about the criticism and struggles she had to overcome, her family and her future aspirations

Published on 12th May 2017
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The Girls-in-Tech programme aims to fix the gender problem in the tech world

PayPal’s Girls in Tech programme aims to make technology cool for girls and bridge the gender gap

Published on 11th June 2017
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The little girl who could: Nupur Saraswat in conversation about art, identity and activism

Having made herself a force to be reckoned with in Singapore and across India, Nupur Saraswat talks about her influences and her fight against gender bias 

Published on 7th July 2017
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Forget being a doctor, TN's first transgender to clear 12th grade won't even get a Siddha seat because the form doesn't have the third gender listed

Tarika Banu faces another challenge — no third gender box in college admission form. And, this is despite SC's order directing the option to be present on all official forms 

 

Published on 3rd August 2017
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Transgender alleges TNPSC of malpractice, Madras HC impleads police, TV channel on the exam "scam" case

Swapna, a transgender who sat for the prelims and the mains said that her appointment was cancelled

Published on 10th August 2017
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Bullying, a menace to education system: High time we understand this, say international researchers

The study found that transgender and female students are more at risk of polyvictimisation- multiple forms of victimisation

Published on 12th October 2017
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Dhanam is MSU's first transgender student under their 'free edu' scheme. How she went from dancing on stage to rejoining college will move you 

The Tirunelveli-based university is hopeful that after this, more transgenders will come forward to take up their offer of joining their colleges at no cost at all

Published on 15th October 2017
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First transgender to finish +2 in TN, Tarika Banu moves HC after being denied med seat to study Siddha 

Tarika was in the news for finishing school as a 'transgender'. Now, she hasn't been given the seat she applied for, so she's fighting to get what she believes is hers by right. Will she win?

Published on 17th October 2017
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#TransgenderDay: Here are 4 Transgender activists who made this country a better place

Why is it important to remember the transgenders? For one, they have managed to make it in a world that still sees them as peculiar and unnatural. That deserves some respect

Published on 20th November 2017
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By April, TN's transgenders will be able to get government jobs under a separate quota

The Madras High Court ordered the government to frame suitable rules and also asked them to undertake a survey of transgenders across TN. Activists and transgenders are thrilled at the move

Published on 30th November 2017
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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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Transgender activist Akkai Padmashali's question for Obama silenced the Town Hall. What was that question?

Akkai Padmashali said that across the world, transgenders were facing rejection, even as they are seeking love, affection and acceptability 

Published on 2nd December 2017
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Transgenders, underprivileged students could soon get free correspondence courses at BU

While there are reservations for transgenders in Bangalore university's UG courses, stigma and fear prevent many such students from accepting the course

Published on 3rd December 2017

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