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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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How life has changed for India's LGBTQIA+ community two years after abolition of Section 377

Two years ago on this day, the Supreme Court had struck down the draconian Section 377 that criminalised gay sex

Published on 6th September 2020
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This Kerala artist has recreated the art gallery experience through a virtual exhibition

Researcher and artist Dr Reshma Thomas is exhibiting her latest work through a virtual and interactive exhibition titled' 'Of Roots and Connections' that celebrates going back to nature

Published on 2nd September 2020
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This global online platform is helping women to express freely, upskill and find job opportunities. Here's how 

Fuzia currently has more than 50,000 members and over 4 million followers on social media. We find out more about what the platform offers

Published on 25th August 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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Following the Leader: How photographer Prabhu Kalidas documented Kalaignar's last journey

We spoke Prabhu Kalidas, who spent a day among the mourning masses over two years ago to capture Karunanidhi's funeral procession and has brought it out as a photo book

Published on 17th August 2020
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This young theatre artist from Kotapad bagged the Asim Basu Award 2020. This is his incredible story

Himanshu Ranjan Mohanty was introduced to theatre by his father and has been acting since the age of seven. Today, he also directs plays, serials and is a dubbing artist among many other things 

Published on 3rd August 2020
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The Pa Ranjith interview: On women empowerment, a transgender actor’s question that haunts him and being a Beyonce fan

We spoke to Director Pa Ranjith about his new platform that offers workshops and employment opportunities to aspiring women and transgender filmmakers and why he thinks this is crucial

Published on 25th July 2020
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Pa Ranjith’s Neelam to offer workshops, opportunities to aspiring women, transgender filmmakers from marginalised communities  

The platform will provide workshops for aspiring filmmakers and also offer them opportunities to work at the Neelam Production house

 

Published on 26th July 2020
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Transgender people perform Kolattam dance in Chennai to raise awareness about COVID-19 spread

The performance was organised by Sahodaran, a community-based transgender organisation, in collaboration with the Greater Chennai Corporation

Published on 24th July 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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