Transgender

US judge clears way for transgender military recruits to enlist

US judge clears way for transgender military recruits to enlist

A US federal judge Monday cleared the way for transgender people to join the military from January 1, denying a request from President Donald Trump`s administration to delay the move.

Dec 12, 2017, 06:28 AM IST
US moves to block transgender military recruits signing up

US moves to block transgender military recruits signing up

President Donald Trump's administration has asked a federal court to block the Pentagon from starting the hiring of transgender recruits next year.

Dec 08, 2017, 06:54 AM IST
Delhi High Court recruits first transgender clerk

Delhi High Court recruits first transgender clerk

Hailing from Uttar Pradesh's Badaun, 30-year-old Babli left her family seven years back.

Dec 01, 2017, 23:46 PM IST
Canada PM Justin Trudeau apologises for discrimination against LGBT

Canada PM Justin Trudeau apologises for discrimination against LGBT

He apologised specifically for the historical unjust treatment of LGBTQ2 federal public servants. 

Nov 29, 2017, 12:18 PM IST

Second US judge bars Trump's military transgender ban

A second federal judge today ruled against President Donald Trump's ban on transgender military personnel, further undermining his order by saying Pentagon-funded sex reassignment surgeries can continue to go ahead.

Nov 22, 2017, 11:06 AM IST
Shattering ceilings: Constable Ganga Kumari becomes first transgender to join Rajasthan Police

Shattering ceilings: Constable Ganga Kumari becomes first transgender to join Rajasthan Police

Ganga Kumari could have become India’s first transgender to join security forces. But fate had other plans for her.

Nov 14, 2017, 09:20 AM IST
Supreme Court seeks Aviation Ministry's response on transgender's job plea

Supreme Court seeks Aviation Ministry's response on transgender's job plea

The Supreme Court on Monday sought the response of the Civil Aviation Ministry on a petition by a transgender person challenging a medical board`s rejection of her job application as a cabin crew in Air India.

Nov 06, 2017, 17:34 PM IST
Transgenders can write Kerala Public Service Commission exams as women: Kerala High Court

Transgenders can write Kerala Public Service Commission exams as women: Kerala High Court

The court issued an interim order while hearing a petition seeking special column for transgenders for the exams.

Oct 25, 2017, 15:36 PM IST

UK school allows transgender pupils to stay in girls' section

A boarding school in south-east England will allow boys to stay in the girls' section if they identify themselves as transgender.

Oct 15, 2017, 17:42 PM IST

Couple in Nepal's 'first transgender marriage' finds acceptance

Born and raised as a boy in rural Nepal, Monika Shahi Nath never dreamed that one day she would be a bride, adored and accepted as a wife and daughter-in-law. 

Oct 09, 2017, 16:24 PM IST
CPM youth wing inducts 9 transgenders as members

CPM youth wing inducts 9 transgenders as members

Kerala, which unveiled the first transgender policy in the country in 2015, has recently initiated a series of welfare measures for the third gender

Oct 01, 2017, 15:33 PM IST
Neither constitution nor mindset supports LGBTs in India: Celina Jaitly

Neither constitution nor mindset supports LGBTs in India: Celina Jaitly

Actress Celina Jaitly, who has always spoken up for the rights of the LGBTs (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender), says the Indian Constitution and the mentality of people do not support the community in the country.

Sep 21, 2017, 13:06 PM IST
Harvard University withdraws fellowship invitation to Chelsea Manning

Harvard University withdraws fellowship invitation to Chelsea Manning

Harvard University on Friday withdrew a fellowship invitation to Chelsea Manning, the transgender U.S. Army soldier who was convicted of leaking classified data, after two top intelligence experts distanced themselves from the school over the invite. 

Sep 15, 2017, 11:59 AM IST
Kerala government to open Transgender clinics in medical colleges

Kerala government to open Transgender clinics in medical colleges

It has been a long pending demand of the transgender community (TG) to get facilities for the sensitive, expensive and time-consuming surgery in the state.

 

Sep 11, 2017, 15:40 PM IST
Two transgender women gang-raped by five men in Karachi

Two transgender women gang-raped by five men in Karachi

Two transgender women were allegedly gang-raped and at least two others were physically abused in their own home in Karachi's Bilawal Shah Noorani Society last week.

Sep 05, 2017, 08:05 AM IST
Donald Trump signs memo banning transgender recruits from US military

Donald Trump signs memo banning transgender recruits from US military

Last year, former US President Barack Obama had decided to allow transgenders to serve in the US military.

Aug 26, 2017, 10:12 AM IST
White House to issue guidance on transgender military ban

White House to issue guidance on transgender military ban

The guidance also instructs the Pentagon to stop paying for transgender troops` medical treatment, informed officials told the Journal.

Aug 24, 2017, 13:05 PM IST
Donald Trump bans transgenders from US military

Donald Trump bans transgenders from US military

US military will no longer allow transgender individuals to serve in "any capacity" in the military.

Jul 26, 2017, 19:26 PM IST

Parliamentary panel's historic recommendations for Transgenders

The term `eunuch` refers to only those people who wish to be treated as neither male nor female and embrace a lifestyle that is in conformity with their sexual divergence.

Jul 22, 2017, 19:01 PM IST
Meet West Bengal's first transgender Lok Adalat judge

Meet West Bengal's first transgender Lok Adalat judge

Breaking the stereotypes, she took office as Bengal's first transgender judge of a Lok Adalat on July 8. Once again, she proved by setting an instance that her marginalised community is no way lagging behind.

Jul 17, 2017, 20:30 PM IST