Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 20:39
DMK president M Karunanidhi on Tuesday hailed the Supreme Court verdict recognizing transgenders as third category of gender saying it brought a lot of joy to his party whom he said had strived for their welfare.
Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 11:17
In a significant judgement, the Supreme Court on Tuesday granted recognition to transgenders as third category of sex.
Last Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014, 20:01
The Election Commission may have introduced `others` gender option in an attempt to uplift the oppressed communities, but the transgender community says they are still living in social stigma and are yet to be included in the democratic process.
Last Updated: Thursday, March 06, 2014, 16:54
Nearly two years after the Election Commission introduced `others` gender option, over 28,000 transgender community members have registered in the electoral roll so far and will be eligible to vote in Lok Sabha election.
Last Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014, 12:39
Reflecting the woes of transgenders who have remained social `untouchables` with restricted access to education and jobs, only a minuscule 2,996 transgenders in Tamil Nadu enrolled themselves in the 5.3 crore strong voters list.
Last Updated: Friday, January 31, 2014, 15:10
In a first, the Sindh government in Pakistan has employed transgendered persons in different departments.
Last Updated: Thursday, December 12, 2013, 15:36
In his message on the occasion of Human Rights Day, observed on December 10, Ban said the global body denounces all attacks on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) or intersex people.
Last Updated: Friday, November 15, 2013, 20:24
Demanding social justice and empowerment, a group of transgenders from all over the country interacted with government stakeholders, media and international agencies here Friday.
Last Updated: Thursday, November 07, 2013, 18:22
Eminem has said that he has "no issue" with gay, straight or transgender people while defending the lyrics on his new album `The Marshall Mathers LP 2 `.
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 30, 2013, 13:03
A Congress MLA on Wednesday made an appeal in the Tamil Nadu Assembly for providing a "small reservation" for transgenders in education and jobs in the state.
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 22, 2013, 18:23
Transgenders have remained "untouchables" with restricted access to facilities like education and much is needed to be done for them, the Supreme Court on Tuesday said.
Last Updated: Monday, September 09, 2013, 11:25
While safety in public transport has become a cause of serious concern specially for the women, former IPS officer Kiran Bedi has suggested deployment of transgenders as Civil Defense Wardens in city buses during odd hours.
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