Friday, May 24, 2024

Topic: Transgender rights

Trans student’s year long fight wins as she gets hostel room in Panjab university

Panjab University (PU) will provide free of cost accommodation to a transwoman student at the working women’s hostel, dean students’ welfare (DSW) Jagtar Singh informed to chairman of transgender welfare board-cum-additional deputy commisioner, UT administration.

Why do crimes against trans persons go by undocumented in India?

Low crime rate reports for transgender community due to lack of documentation of transgender persons in paper, leads to distorted crime records against the community.

Bring back NCERT teacher manual for trans students, demand raises

In October, National Council for Educational Research and Training (NCERT) came out with a teacher-training manual titled "Inclusion of Transgender Children in School Education: Concerns and Roadmaps."

Transgender Persons Act: Sordid implications of a failed law

Post the passing of ‘Transgender Persons (Protectionof Rights) Act, 2019’; A string of volitional mistakes have made it harder for trans folk to avail the benefits that were meant for them.

“Institutional Murder,” Protests over Kerala’s first transgender radio jockey’s death

Anannyah Kumari Alex, a well-known transgender media personality from Kerala, who was the first from her community to file nomination papers as a candidate for the Kerala Assembly elections this time, was found dead in an apartment in Kochi on Tuesday, a week after she accused Dr Arjun Asokan, a plastic surgeon at Renai Medicity in Kochi of medical negligence.

LGBTI vulnerable during pandemic, UN chief on International Day against Homophobia, Biphobia, and Transphobia

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is warning of the increasing vulnerability of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people during the COVID-19 pandemic on the International Day against Homophobia, Biphobia, and Transphobia.