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Second edition of Kerala's International Conference on Gender Equality to be held from February 11 to 13

A Gender Museum, Gender Library, Convention Centre and an Amphitheatre will be part of the first phase of the 'Gender Park' project, which aims towards gender equality in the state

Published on 27th January 2021
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This Tiruchy school called a transperson as the chief guest for their Republic Day celebration. Here's why it's an awesome gesture  

Speaking to the students, Sneha said that this was one of the proudest moments of her life and she spoke to them about inclusion and all the things she had learnt along the way

Published on 27th January 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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Delhi High Court seeks CBSE's response on issuance of certificates to transgender

According to the petition that was filed in the court, the person had undergone gender-affirming surgery in order to align his body with his self-identified gender and 

Published on 14th January 2021
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Transgender woman starts cafe in Noida, hopes to inspire others from 'community'

Urooz Hussain, a transgender woman, has started a cafe at Sector 119, Noida and hopes that this will inspire others from her "community"

Published on 28th December 2020
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Meet the 21-year-old students who are contesting the local body polls in Kerala

Amal Raj is a BA Political Science student at the Mahatma Gandhi University while Krishna Santhosh is an MA History student at Pondicherry University

Published on 7th December 2020
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This comic series illustrates the lives of transgender people in India's STEM education system. Check it out!

Created by the science collective The Life of Science, it has illustrated the lives of Ashoka University professor Bittu R and activist Grace Banu

Published on 25th November 2020
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School authorities forced Indian-American transgender student to dress up as a boy. Here's how she gave them solid gender awareness lessons    

The school in California didn't allow a student to wear school's girls' uniform, use the girls' bathroom, or be called a "she". In retaliation, she and her family decided to sue the school over this

Published on 8th August 2017
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Why you should read about transgender folk artist Manjamma Jogathi's life in this Kannada book

Manjamma Jogathi, a transgender and popular folk artist speaks about her life story being turned into a book and the need of queer literature in Kannada languages

Published on 15th November 2020
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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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How the country’s first transgender-run Milk Cooperative Society in Kovilpatti has given them hope and an identity

Activist Grace Banu credits the District Collector, the District Revenue Officer and the relentless hard work of the transgender community in setting up the Cooperative

Published on 21st October 2020
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Fear and loathing: Why being queer during the pandemic can only exacerbate mental health concerns

Despite the hard work an individual puts into finding their way out of the closet, speaking this truth out just a tad bit louder than the society deems it appropriate can still get them in trouble

Published on 14th October 2020
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This transwoman poet has released the first lullaby for intersex children. Here's why you need to hear it

Vijayarajamallika's song reminds intersex children and their mothers that their identity does not need to be male or female but is their own to choose

Published on 5th October 2020
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In conversation with Radhika Radhakrishnan: A feminist researcher's guide on surviving the internet

Social researcher Radhika Radhakrishnan shares her experience with sexual violence on social media and how she manages to stay true to her intentions

Published on 3rd 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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