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Meet the lone trans student who passed the Tamil Nadu Class X Board examination

"I informed my parents about my results and they were very happy. I want to pursue Science stream and make my career in this stream," said Nivetha

Published on 21st June 2022

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

Trans individuals adopt Anganwadi centre in MP's Panna, earn praise from CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Thanking them for their noble gesture, the chief minister said their endeavour would help improve the facility

Published on 26th February 2022

This EdTech start-up is now offering period leaves to women, transgender employees

They hope that this initiative leads to a more inclusive environment for both female and transgender employees

Published on 13th January 2022

Kerala transgender teacher sought legal aid for euthanasia, Minister assures job and support

A dual master's degree holder, Aneera had a temporary teaching job until recently. It is understood that the minister had taken suo motu cognisance in her case, when he got to know about its nature

Published on 12th January 2022

DU's all-girls Kalindi College constitutes transgender cell to generate awareness amongst students, staff

More than 300 students have registered for the cell and several teachers have also signed up for the transgender cell

Published on 10th January 2022

Scholarship of Rs 1 lakh for transgender students announced in Coimbatore. Here are the details

The district office, in a move to ensure social justice and extend aid for education, has launched a special scholarship for UG transgender students

Published on 11th November 2021

Police and judiciary need gender sensitivity training, says new head of Kerala State Women's Commission

The former Lok Sabha MP said there is no point in lamenting after a woman has suffered harassment

Published on 28th September 2021

It’s official: 1 per cent vacancies in Karnataka government jobs reserved for transgender people

The Karnataka government has decided to introduce a reservation of 1 per cent in all vacancies under general merit, SC, ST and OBC categories for transgender community

Published on 7th July 2021

TN announces Rs 2,000 COVID-19 direct cash transfer for all trans individuals

The Tamil Nadu Advocate General had in the previous hearing of the case confirmed to the court that the government would take sympathetic action

Published on 8th June 2021

Transgender students get placed at Chennai Corp, Metro Rail after skilling course at LIBA

These 30 students were trained in a three-month-long certification course at Loyola College of Business Administration

Published on 10th May 2021

Reclaiming their roots: The fascinating story behind India’s first transgender-run milk cooperative

Seven months after the Manthithope Transgenders' Milk Producers' Cooperative in Tamil Nadu was inaugurated, we look at how it has helped the community carve out a space that they can call their own

Published on 23rd April 2021

#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

Lost in Translation: Why do Indian elections not have enough transgender candidates?

Transgenders need more representation, for that they need empowerment and for that, they need more representation — is it a vicious cycle with no end?

Published on 4th April 2021

How this 16-year-old's poetry book will help uplift the transgender community in Delhi

A 16-year-old poet and author from Gurugram, Saranya Bhattacharjya shares why she had the idea of compiling her poems into a book and how that will help the transgender community

Published on 23rd February 2021

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