किन्नरो की दुर्दशा, अंग्रेज़ो की भेट?

किन्नरो की दुर्दशा, अंग्रेज़ो की भेट?

सिंगापुर के डॉ. हिंकी ने किन्नरों से संबंधित अंग्रेजों के शासनकाल के समय के कानूनों का इस समुदाय पर पड़ने वाले असर का अध्ययन किया और वह अपने किताब ‘गवर्निंग जेंडर एंड सेक्शुअलिटी इन कॉलोनियल इंडिया’ मे किन्नरो पर ब्रिटिश न्यायाधीशों के अत्याचार का वर्णन किया।   वह एक केस का जिक्र करते हुये बताती […]

Braving all odds, TG stands for elections

Braving all odds, TG stands for elections

Gender has nothing to do with ability but the stereotypical thought process of the Indian society has always discriminated on gender and when it comes on transgender the condition is worst. People think that transgender cannot do anything. We are citizens of India and voting is our right and that is the importance of elections […]

अबीर और फूलो के साथ किन्नर और दिव्यंगों की होली

अबीर और फूलो के साथ किन्नर और दिव्यंगों की होली

रविवार, 17 मार्च को पटना के युवा आवास सभागार मे बिहार विकलांग अधिकार मंच, किन्नर अधिकार मंच पवन, बिहार विधिक लोक मंच पटना के संयुक्त तटवाधान मे किन्नर और दिव्यंगों द्वारा होली महोत्सव का आयोजन किया गया। मौके पर पटना के जाने–माने चिकित्सक डॉक्टर दिवाकर तेजस्वी, राष्ट्रीय प्रधान महासचिव मधु मंजरी, अधिवत्का मो॰ धन्नी सर, […]

“Pehchaan” Street Play at Patna Central Mall

“Pehchaan” Street Play at Patna Central Mall

October, Patna: The crowd of the Patna Central Mall were arrested by the sight of two boys acting as a transgender and clapping around. They stood fixed by the amazing play written and directed by Nihal kumar Dutta, a third year Mass Communication student. Pehchaan was organized by Xavier’s Theatre club of St. Xavier’s College […]

Transwomen as special Security guards in Bihar?

Transwomen as special Security guards in Bihar?

Reshma Prasad, Bihar’s best known transgender activist, has mooted a proposal that TGs be deployed as security guards in Observation and Special homes run under the JJ Act. Chief Minister Nitish Kumar went on to ask officials to figure out if transgender persons (read transwomen) could serve as security guards at remand homes, short stay […]

Transgender Activisim spurs Assam TG Board Plan

Transgender Activisim spurs Assam TG Board Plan

Guwahati: Assam in the process of framing a state policy for  transgendered people, as directed by the Supreme Court to all states in 2014. A committee constituted by the Assam social welfare department, suggested in a recent meeting that the Kerala policy may be adopted as a benchmark while framing a state policy for welfare […]

Third Gender voters in Gujarat up 250% in 5 YRS

Third Gender voters in Gujarat up 250% in  5 YRS

Gujarat assembly election 2017 is a special one for transgender voters. Many have/will be voting for the first time as the third gender and with a significant rise in their number on electoral count, the community is excited to cast their votes. What is expected is that the state government come up with positive policies […]

Will Gulshan be Ayodhya’s first TG Mayor?

Will Gulshan be Ayodhya’s first TG Mayor?

47 year old Bindu is the Samajwadi Party candidate for the post of Mayor of Ayodhya. Bindu, whose legal name is Gulshan, is a trans-woman hailing from Bihar. She says   “Kinnars  today they are capable of making real change in society”. The 47-year-old, belonging to the Kinnar community (transgender), has been fielded by the Samajwadi […]

Playboy’s first TG Playmate!

Playboy’s first TG Playmate!

Los Angeles: French model Ines Rau has become the first transgender model to become a Playboy playmate. Rau appears in a pictorial and centrefold in Playboy’s November/December issue, which pays tribute to its founder, Hugh Hefner, who died last month. The model previously posed in Playboy’s May 2014 “A-Z” issue, starring in a spread called “Evolution,” […]

Five transgender students cracked national medical entrance test

Five transgender students cracked national medical entrance test

It is not long before India will have its first TG doctor and dentist. The first glass ceiling has been broken. Transgender people have been successful in a medical entrance test. Out of the eight transgender candidates who took the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) 2017, five have cleared the exam, the result of which was […]

Special disaster relief camps for TG communities in Bihar

Special disaster relief camps for TG communities in Bihar

Bihar grows more sensitive to the needs of Transgenders . At a recent meeting on disaster management, about a dozen transwomen were invited to air their views. Sharing their problems, the transgenders asserted  that the discrimina tion they face even more becomes pronounced in the event of natural disasters like floods, because just like the […]

Woman MLA bats for Transgenders in Bihar Budget session

Woman MLA bats for Transgenders in Bihar Budget session

The issues of transgender welfare was raised in the budget session of the Bihar legislature. Thanks to the initiatives of the Bihar government, some 18 transgender students are appearing for Matric and higher secondary level exams this year, and several efforts are being made for the mainstreaming of transgendered people in Bihar, RJD MLA Ejya […]

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