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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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Transgender community demands special package amid COVID-19 lockdown

The letter states that most trans persons do not have ration cards, are not provided pension in most states and many transgender persons live in rented accommodations

Published on 28th 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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Meet the YouTuber twins from Bhopal who are helping young people stay engaged during lockdown 

Navya and Bhavya Singh, who are also authors and popular YouTubers as well, talk about how children can get through the lockdown period and why they need their parents support every step of the way 

Published on 13th 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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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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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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India's first transman pilot, Adam Harry, denied medical certificate citing 'gender dysphoria'

On March 18, Adam Harry was sent a letter by the DGCA that bars him from flying for the next 6 months due to medical reasons

Published on 23rd 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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In historic first, Kerala's MG University introduces transgender category in sporting events

The University's Vice-Chancellor says that they will soon open a school for gender studies and provide more opportunities to transgender students

Published on 29th January 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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This transgender short film is on an award-winning spree. Here's why  

En Aval is a Tamil short film is the second short film of Tiruppur-based Parthiban Anbarasu that revolves around the events in the life of a man after he undergoes a sex reassignment surgery  

Published on 1st January 2020
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This Kerala transgender student is all set to go to Sabarimala for the second time

Avanthika is a first-year BA History student at CMS College, Kottayam. She had gone to Sabarimala after the Supreme Court verdict last year  

Published on 26th December 2019

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