Transgenders Taking Garba Classes Ahead Of Navratri in Gujarat
Transgenders will get composite health package and services under the Ayushman Bharat-PMJAY scheme.
The facility of Garima Bhawan will provide relief for old and ailing transgenders who have no family to fall back on.
Orissa High Court has issued an order for immediate payment of family pension to the unmarried transgender offsprings of the deceased employees
Bhubaneswar: Tension erupted in Khandagiri area of the state capital today after transgenders allegedly assaulted some youths and snatched money from them. As per reports, the transgenders were later detained by some locals who accused them of harassing youths in the region and handed them over to police. Subsequently, locals blocked a road and set […]
Cuttack: They have always fought for their rights to get a place and prestige as individuals who are different. Some by birth, others by way of circumstance and some others by orientation. The fight still continues for many. However, things seem to look up for the transgenders as much as the challenged, when the system […]
Bhubaneswar: Seven transgenders have been arrested today for thrashing a Naga Baba in Khandagiri area of Bhubaneswar yesterday. The matter had come to light after a video of the Kinnars assaulting the Baba was circulated. Following which a case was registered at the Khandagiri police station yesterday. However, no official complaint has been lodged yet […]
Cuttack: In a bid to include transgenders in the mainstream, Cuttack district administration has taken a new initiative by appointing seven Kinnars as Para Legal Volunteers (PLVs) at the District Judge Court. The volunteers will help people, including transgenders dealing with various legal issues by coordinating them with the District Legal Services Authority (DLSA). Several […]
Bhubaneswar: In an initiative to curb violence and crime against transgenders, a fashion show was organised at IDCOL auditorium here on Monday where transgenders were part of the ramp walk. Six groups walked the ramp displaying fashion highlighting different themes at the event. Meanwhile, Women & Child Development Minister, Prafulla Samal, the Chief Guest of […]
By Ashadeep Mohanty Bhubaneswar: At a time when the State Government is leaving no stone unturned to develop Bhubaneswar as a Smart City, little attention is being given to the needs of the transgender community. Though a number of developmental programmes are being taken up for the Smart City that envisions improvement in the livelihood […]
Thiruvananthapuram: Four transgenders, who were denied permission to visit the Sabarimala temple a day ago, on Monday got the sanction to pray at the temple, said one of them. Speaking to the media on Monday evening, Ananya said they approached a Kerala High Court-appointed top police official here in the morning and insisted that they […]
Islamabad: Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar has said two transgenders will be provided jobs in the Supreme Court. The remarks came as he chaired a three-judge bench to hear a case regarding transgenders’ rights on Tuesday. “In our society transgenders are subjected to ridicule. It is our top-most priority to give them their […]
London: Hormone therapy may help reduce the symptoms of eating disorder such as anorexia and binge-eating among transgenders, finds a study. Eating disorders including anorexia, bingeing, self-induced vomiting and the misuse of diet pills and laxatives have been linked to people’s deep-seated unhappiness with their body, fuelled by Western society’s obsession with an idealised image […]
Washington: Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman General Joseph Dunford said the Pentagon will wait until it is issued a new order to implement President Donald Trump’s decision to ban transgenders from serving in the US military. There will be “no modifications to the current policy until the President’s direction has been received by the Secretary […]
San Francisco: Top tech honchos from Apple, Microsoft and Google have lashed out at US President Donald Trump over his tweet where he called for prohibiting transgenders from serving in any capacity in the US armed forces. While terming the decision discriminatory, Apple CEO Tim Cook tweeted: “We are indebted to all who serve. Discrimination […]