`I`m a woman`: US Olympic hero Jenner comes out as transgender

US Olympic champion turned reality TV star Bruce Jenner came out as transgender on Friday, saying: "For all intents and purposes, I`m a woman."

26 Private Member's Bills introduced in Lok Sabha

A number of Private Member's Bills were introduced in Lok Sabha on Friday that sought raising of a Bose Regiment in Army, prohibition of slaughter of cow and other milch animals and stopping 'khap' panchayats from interfering in individuals liberty among others.

Bruce Jenner expected to make transgender history in interview
Bruce Jenner expected to make transgender history in interview

Nearly 40 years after his record-breaking Olympic gold-medal win in the decathlon, Bruce Jenner will likely make history in a different realm on Friday, with an interview in which he is expected to disclose his transition to life as a woman.

Hundreds protest against US religious freedom laws

Hundreds marched in Indiana Saturday to support gay rights after a controversial religious freedom law was passed in two states, timing the demonstration to coincide with the popular Final Four college basketball tournament.

Meet the 'world's strongest dwarf' who is in love with 6'3" transgender woman

 A 4ft 4in bodybuilding dwarf, who claims to be the "strongest man in the world," is in love with a 6ft 3in transgender woman.

Russell Brand used transgender for sex ?
Russell Brand used transgender for sex ?

Lauren Harries claims she was in a relationship with Russell Brand after they met on ‘Celebrity Big Brother's Bit On The Side’ in 2006. The Transgender TV personality however says that the comedian only "liked the bedroom department" with her.

In Japan first, Tokyo district recognises same-sex partnerships

A district assembly in Tokyo became the first in Japan on Tuesday to recognise same-sex partnerships, a major step forward for gay couples in a country where being openly gay remains taboo.

Bengal approves transgender welfare board

 The West Bengal cabinet on Wednesday approved the formation of a Transgender Development Board, a minister announced.

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.