A year after Facebook introduced preset custom genders like "cisgender" or " transgender," it has now started rolling out a new version of its custom gender field where users can type in any word to represent their gender across Facebook.
Filmmaker Shankar has sought police protection following protest by a group of transgenders outside his residence here after they found objectionable scenes about their community in his latest Tamil magnum opus ‘I’.
Filmmaker Shankar has earned the wrath of a group of transgenders here after they found objectionable scenes about their community in his latest Tamil magnum opus "I", which is currently running in cinemas.
Thailand`s Constitution will include the term "third gender" for the first time, a member of a panel drafting a new charter said on Thursday, in a move to empower transgender and gay communities and ensure them fairer legal treatment.
Members of the LGBT community and civil society activists on Thursday held a protest here against the Supreme Court verdict of 2013 criminalising gay sex, saying it represented a violation of human rights.
Malaysia`s transgender population faces systematic repression, harassment and mistreatment, and the government must immediately repeal laws that criminalise their lifestyles, Human Rights Watch said on Thursday.
Five months after the Supreme Court directed the Centre to grant OBC status to transgender sex, the government has sought clarification on it saying that all such people cannot be clubbed under OBC category as some of them are SC/ST by birth.
Battling all odds, a 24-year-old transgender has been running from pillar to post to get her name corrected in school certificates to enable her get a government job, which was refused to her in the past.
Government has constituted an inter-ministerial panel to pursue the implementation of recommendations made by an expert committee on the issues of the transgender community in the light of a recent Supreme Court judgement, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Thursday.