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73% LGBTQ Adolescents Face Bullying for Reasons Beyond Sexual Identity

About 73 per cent of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) adolescents experience bias-based bullying for reasons beyond their sexual or gender identities,...

Patients Going Through Gender-Transition Treatment At A Grater Risk Of Cardiac Diseases

Patients receiving hormone therapy as part of their gender-transition treatment have an elevated risk of cardiovascular diseases (CVD), including heart attacks, strokes and blood...

Blogger Sues Micro-blogging Site Twitter Over Ban on Tweets About Transgender People

A Canadian gender-politics blogger has filed a lawsuit against Twitter after the microblogging site banned her for tweets criticising the rights of transgender people, the media reported. According to a report...

‘A Fantastic Woman’ Could Have Been Paramount in Portraying a Transgender Woman’s Struggle

Film: "A Fantastic Woman" (Spanish, with English Subtitles, based on a transgender woman); Director: Sebastian Lelio; Starring: Daniela Vega; Rating: 1/2 (2 and a...

Anukreethy Vas, New Miss India, Explains Challenges Of Single Mother

The newly crowned Miss India World Anukreethy Vas -- who works for transgenders' education -- feels a smile keeps everyone going, something she has...

You’re Not Two-Spirit Unless You Are Familiar With Your Traditions

Growing up, Timothy “Twix” Ward, a member of the San Carlos Apache Tribe in Arizona, thought he was “normal.” But his family recognized there...

Pakistan’s First Transgender News Anchor

Washington, March 25 TV viewers in Pakistan, on March 23, saw something they had never seen before —a transgender anchor presenting the news in prime...

Eating disorder can be treated in transgenders

Western society's obsession with idealized body shapes are linked to eating disorders. Transgenders live in a dissatisfaction related to their body shape and...

A Tale of Resilience and Courage : India’s First Transgender Judge Joyita Mondal

West Bengal, October 18, 2017: “People almost treated me as an untouchable, and even passed abusive comments. But now people even come to me often...

Women-Only Murray Edwards College of Cambridge University to Accept Transgender Students

Cambridge, October 5, 2017 : Murray Edwards College at the Cambridge University, in a first of its kind step, has announced to consider applications from...

Indonesia’s Only Islamic School for Transgender People Quietly Comes Back to Life : A Tale of Hope and Strength

Indonesia, September 22, 2017 : Indonesia’s only Islamic school for transgender people closed with much drama in February 2016 after it came under fire by a...

Indian-American Lawmakers Slam US President Donald Trump’s Transgender Military Ban

Ami Bera is the longest-serving Indian-American currently in the Congress Removing these men and women from service or refusing recruits because of who...

Miss Transqueen India 2017 : Delhi Says Be-YOU-tiful, Gears Up to Host Transgender Beauty Pageant on August 27

Delhi-NCR to hold a one-of-its-kind national beauty pageant for Indian trans-women The competition aims to augment acceptability of the minority community and help...

Bridging the Deficit: 24 Year Old West Bengal Transwoman Jiya to Become Paramedics

Transwoman from West Bengal is blazing a trail of success as a trainee in an operation theatre (OT) technician's course They are learning...

Married Trans Couples Experience Less Discrimination: Study

Married trans couples respondents do not report lower levels of perceived discrimination About 4,286 transgenders had participated in the National Transgender Discrimination Survey The study also...

Hillary Clinton slams US President Donald Trump on LGBT rights, calls his administration ‘Inefficient’

Washington, April 21, 2017: Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton slammed President Donald Trump's administration for what she said were moves against LGBT rights,...

Transgender character in English drama “Sonata” to enhance visibility of the marginalised, says Actress-filmmaker Aparna Sen

Kolkata, April 9, 2017: Actress-filmmaker Aparna Sen who helms and stars in the forthcoming film "Sonata" said she included a transgender character in the...

Hundreds of Women took to the streets of Jakarta to rally for Equal Rights ahead of International Women’s Day

Jakarta, Mar 4, 2017: Hundreds of women took to the streets of this Indonesian capital on Saturday to rally for equal rights ahead of...

President Donald Trump’s administration Withdraws Stay Request in Texas Transgender Bathroom Case

DALLAS, TEXAS/RALEIGH, N.C., Feb 12, 2017: President Donald Trump's administration is stepping back from a request made by the Obama administration in an ongoing lawsuit...

India’s First Residential Transgender School to be inaugurated in Kochi, will initially enrol 10 Transgender

Kochi, Dec 17, 2016: India will have its first residential transgender school, Sahaj International School, in Kerala’s commercial capital, Kochi. The Christian organization in Kochi...

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