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#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
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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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After 5 months in nursing school, TN transgender says she was kicked out because the DME rejected her application

The 21-year-old student attended five months of nursing school before being told her registration did not go through because the Directorate of Medical Education is not approving her application

Published on 19th February 2018
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At 68, HIV+ transgender activist Noori Saleem is 'amma' to 45 children with HIV. This is her inspiring story

Noori has fought two of society’s biggest taboos – being a transgender person and HIV/AIDS – to spread awareness and become a mother to 45 HIV positive children

Published on 30th October 2019
BBMP to Train Transgenders

BBMP to train transgenders in tailoring and computers, setting up new shelter homes for them

Depending on the course, they will be able to stay there for three to six months, free of cost. The department has identified a BBMP property near Upparpet police station for the same

Published on 31st January 2019
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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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Besides transgenders, India does not recognise other queers as they don't have a 'physical condition'

Transgenders are the only members of the community that are recognised and given special benefits by the country — because they have a biological condition exacerbated by societal stigma

Published on 1st July 2018
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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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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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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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CBSE Class XII Results: Now you can check your marks directly on Google, here's how

A total of 31,14,821 candidates had registered for Class 10 and Class 12 board examination this year including 28 transgender students

Published on 2nd May 2019
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Chennai start-up PeriFerry helps transgenders find jobs in inclusive companies

Neelam Jain’s social start-up PeriFerry is helping transgenders get normal, everyday jobs through training and counselling

Published on 21st May 2018
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Chennai’s Loyola College gives free admission to two transgender students in a remarkable step to promote inclusivity

Pioneering the cause of the youth from the transgender community, Chennai's Loyola College has taken a landmark step this academic year. Read to find out more

Published on 5th June 2019
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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 ever transgender library opens in Madurai to increase awareness about the ambisexual people in India

As per the 2011 census, there are 4 lakh 90 thousand transgender people in India and about 21 thousand are in Tamil Nadu

Published on 24th September 2019

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