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Transgender community

Odisha: Transgender community stages protest, seeks 5% reservation in polls

The transgender community, associated with a trust in Bhubaneswar, staged a protest outside the Election Commission office on Tuesday demanding five percent reserved seats in elections .

Oct 11, 2017, 06:37 AM IST

'India must strengthen planned law to protect transgender people'

India`s upper house of parliament in April last year passed "The Rights of Transgender Persons Bill".

Jan 20, 2016, 12:03 PM IST

Odisha to implement five sub-schemes for transgenders

In a bid to empower the transgender community in Odisha, the state government has decided to implement five sub-schemes launched by the central government.

Sep 22, 2015, 10:42 AM IST

Transgender community galvanised me: Eddie Redmayne

 Oscar-winning actor Eddie Redmayne, who is playing the role one of the first known recipients of gender reassignment surgery in "The Danish Girl," said the support he got from the community motivated him.

Sep 07, 2015, 12:58 PM IST

We need to be more tolerant of sexual diversity: Monica Dogra

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Jul 24, 2015, 16:19 PM IST

Why are job vacancies only for a man or a woman? asks trans activist Laxmi

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Jul 24, 2015, 16:07 PM IST

Inside Delhi city, sufi spiritual retreat for eunuchs

Mehrauli, an ancient city in the south of Delhi dotted with numerous tourist attractions like the Qutub Minar and several ancient tombs and archaeological remains, holds a special place for the transgender community.

Jul 19, 2015, 16:32 PM IST

Twitter can help improve transgenders' well-being

Twitter "big data" can help address the health issues faced by the transgender community like HIV, substance abuse and depression, says a study from University of California-Los Angeles (UCLA).

May 21, 2015, 15:04 PM IST

Laverne Cox first transgender on Time cover

Laverne Cox has become the first transgender to feature on the cover of Time magazine.

May 30, 2014, 14:50 PM IST