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Facebook to allow users to define their gender themselves
Facebook to allow users to define their gender themselves

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.

Hormone therapy in transgender adults safe: Study

Debunking common fears, US researchers have found no evidence of increase in cancer prevalence or mortality due to hormone therapy in transgender adults.

India urged to protect transgender people

Indian authorities should fully enforce a Supreme Court ruling to protect the rights of transgender people and help end discrimination and abuse, Human Rights Watch said on Friday.

Delhi polls: Meet the independent candidates

In today's episode of Auto Raja, meet some of the independent candidates contesting in Delhi Assembly Elections.

Security beefed up at filmmaker Shankar's residence
Security beefed up at filmmaker Shankar's residence

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’.

'I' director Shankar faces wrath of transgender community

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 to recognise 'third gender' in new Constitution: Panel

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.

Chhattisgarh: Transgender wins mayor election in Raigarh

Transgender Madhu Naresh wins the mayor election in Raigarh, Chhattisgarh.

SC ruling on Sec 377 violation of human rights: LGBT community

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.

Model slams Kendall Jenner in open letter
Model slams Kendall Jenner in open letter

Reality TV star-model Kendall Jenner has been slammed over her rise to fame in an open letter from a transgender model.

LGBT community members, supporters hold parade in Delhi

Members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community held a march in the national capital on Sunday demanding an end to the discrimination which is still being faced by them.

I feel transgender inside: Jenny McCarthy
I feel transgender inside: Jenny McCarthy

Former 'The View' host Jenny McCarthy, who played a transgender woman in '90s sitcom 'Just Shoot Me!', says she feels like one from inside.

Philippines` Aquino says US ties above transgender murder

Philippine President Benigno Aquino said Monday the murder of a Filipino transgender prostitute allegedly by a US Marine should not sour ties with the United States.

Rajasthan govt gives 'others' gender option on application forms

Rajasthan Government has given official recognition to transgenders in allotment process of various housing schemes in the state.

Malaysia must stop abuse of transgenders: Rights group

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.

Centre seeks clarification from SC on its transgender verdict

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.

HC directs change of name in certificates of transgender

Coming to the aid of a 24-year-old transgender, the Madras High Court Bench here has directed the authorities to change her name in her school final marksheet to her present identity.

Transgender struggles for name change in school certificate

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.

`Inter-ministerial committee formed for transgender issues`

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.

Madhya Pradesh pushes for honourable identity to transgenders

Madhya Pradesh Government has suggested that the third gender members be addressed by adding "Tgr" before their names on the lines of "Mr, Mrs and Ms in English and "Ki" in Hindi.