Tag: transgender

SC refuses to hear plea on gender neutral rape law

The Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear a petition that sought striking down of the rape law under Section…

Caitlyn Jenner slams Trump for neglecting transgender community

Washington: Caitlyn Jenner, who voted for the United States President Trump in the 2016 elections, has slammed him for 'relentless…

Gender-sensitive campaigns awarded at Laadli Media Awards

Mumbai: Gender-sensitive media campaigns by not so-called mainstream media- be they blogs on mental disability, podcasts on sexual reproductive health…

Pakistani court orders separate rooms for transgenders in hospitals

Islamabad: A court in Pakistan has ordered all state-run hospitals across the Punjab province to ensure separate rooms for the…

Supreme Court of Pakistan to hire transgenders: Chief Justice

Pakistan’s Supreme Court will hire two transgenders to give them their rights in the Muslim-majority country, said the Chief Justice…

SC agrees to hear transgender’s plea over cabin crew recruitment

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear a plea filed by a transgender who was refused a…

Scarlett Johansonn draws criticism for playing transgender role

Washington: Hollywood diva Scarlett Johansson is in the midst of a controversy after she drew criticism for choosing to play…

Japan women’s university to accept transgender students

Tokyo: A Japanese women's university said Tuesday it will admit transgender students who were born male but identify as female,…

Miss India Anukreethy Vas aims for bias-free society for transgenders

Chennai: Miss India 2018 Anukreethy Vas aims to work towards a society free from bias against the transgender community. Speaking…

Pak SC takes cognizance of non-issuance of IDs to transgenders

Mardan (Khyber Pakhtunkhwa): The Supreme Court on Sunday took suo-motu cognizance of non-issuance of computerised national identity cards to the…

Old City: 5 journalists among 19 arrested for mob attack on transgender

Hyderabad: South Zone police have arrested 19 locals including 5 journalists in connection with the mob attack on a transgender…

Transgender beaten to death over fake kidnapping rumours

Hyderabad: A transgender was beaten to death over rumours on the social media sphere that the person was the member…

Mob in Hyderabad beats transgender to death, mistakes him for child lifter

Hyderabad: A mob of around 500 people thrashed a 52-year-old transgender to death in Hyderabad on Saturday night after mistaking…

TN transgender wins Miss Koovagam pageant

Villupuram: Mobina, a transgender from Chennai who won Miss Koovagam pageant, has thanked everyone after bagging the title. She told…

Transgender shot dead in Pakistan

Islamabad: A transgender was shot dead after being beaten up by a group of armed men in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa…

Transgender weightlifter says injury may be career-ending

Gold Coast: A transgender weightlifter who made waves at the Commonwealth Games said her career may be over after she…

Pakistan’s first school for transgenders to open on April 15

Islamabad: Walking on the path of social reform, Pakistan is to inaugurate country's first ever institute for educational and vocational…

Using chosen names reduces suicide risk in transgender youths

Austin : One of the largest and diverse studies conducted of transgender youths have found that giving the right to…

Meet the first-ever transgender news anchor from Pakistan

Lahore: A local news channel in Pakistan has claimed to have made history by hiring the country's first transgender news…

Trump scraps blanket transgender military ban, major restrictions remain

Washington: US President Donald Trump late Friday rolled back his blanket ban on transgender people serving in the military --…