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Transgenders Taking Garba Classes Ahead Of Navratri in Gujarat

Transgenders Taking Garba Classes Ahead Of Navratri in Gujarat

Transgender persons to get Ayushman Bharat- PMJAY services
Transgenders to get composite healthcare services under Ayushman Bharat- PMJAY

Transgenders will get composite health package and services under the Ayushman Bharat-PMJAY scheme.

Transgenders in UP to get access to old age home facility
Transgenders in UP to get access to old age home facility

The facility of Garima Bhawan will provide relief for old and ailing transgenders who have no family to fall back on.

Orissa HC orders to pay family pension to unmarried trans offsprings
Orissa HC orders to pay family pension to unmarried trans offsprings

Orissa High Court has issued an order for immediate payment of family pension to the unmarried transgender offsprings of the deceased employees

Tension erupts in Bhubaneswar after transgenders allegedly attack youths

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 […]

No more people of a lesser God, transgenders & challenged get a ‘fair’ space

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 […]

Seven transgenders arrested for assaulting Naga Baba

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 […]

Kinnars to now assist people get legal services in Cuttack 

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 […]

Transgenders walk the ramp in Bhubaneswar

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 […]

Transgenders, a neglected lot in Smart City

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 […]

Transgenders allowed to pray at Sabarimala temple

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 […]

Pakistan SC to hire two transgenders: CJ

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 […]

Hormone therapy can treat transgenders' eating disorder

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 […]

'No implementation of Trump's transgender military ban until new order'
'No implementation of Trump's transgender military ban until new order'

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 […]

Pichai, Cook rap Trump for banning transgenders in US military
Pichai, Cook rap Trump for banning transgenders in US military

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 […]

Modi flags off Kerala's first metro in Kochi

Kochi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday flagged off the Kochi metro – India’s first integrated multi-mode transport system that has reserved jobs for transgenders and will be run mostly by women. With Metro Man E. Sreedharan by his side, Modi also took a Metro ride after he cut the inaugural ribbon at the rail […]

Decks Cleared For Recruitment Of Transgenders In Odisha Police, Trans-People Welcome Move

In a major gender reform, decks have been cleared for the recruitment of transgender people in the Odisha Police with the State Police Recruitment Board on Saturday issuing a notification inviting online applications for recruitment to sub-inspectors and constable posts and making transgender candidates eligible to apply for the posts

A Sambalpuri rap with food for thought for voters

Titlagarh/ Bolangir: At a time when political parties are leaving no stone unturned to woo the voters, a rap song criticising political parties over unfulfilled promises has been released by documentary film producer Shankhajeet De. The video features Mumbai-based rapper RcR and three transgender artistes from Titlagarh- Madhu, Sarita and Nandini. Speaking to OTV, De […]

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  • 2019
Odisha Hospital Engages Transgenders As Security Guards

Malkangiri: With an aim to empower the members of the LGBTQ community and make them self-dependent, the District Headquarters Hospital (DHH) authorities in Malkangiri have appointed five transgenders as security guards. #Malkangiri District Headquarters Hospital authorities set a precedent by roping in five transgenders as security guards to promote workplace equality & empowerment of LGBT […]

In A First, Govt To Collect Data On 'Transgenders' Heading Family

New Delhi: In a first, the government will collect data on households headed by a transgender and members living in the family, Home Ministry officials said on Wednesday. Census officers will be seeking specific information based on 31 questions from every household during the house listing and housing census exercise scheduled from April 1 to […]