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Transgender
India  /  Published 11.08.22

Transpilot on DGCA's rules

He had to suffer endless 'torture' at home and in the society over his gender but he never let that sea of sufferings and harassment kill his long cherished dream- to fly aeroplanes. Adam Har...
By PTI in Thiruvananthapuram

India  /  Published 10.08.22

DGCA: Rules for trans pilot applicants

Aviation regulator DGCA on Wednesday issued guidelines for medical examiners to assess the fitness of transgender persons who have applied for a commercial pilot licence. The Directorate General of C...
By PTI in New Delhi


News  /  Published 27.07.22

Friend in need: Two helpline numbers launched for transgender people in distress

Kolkata Rista, a community-based organisation, has launched two 24x7 helpline numbers that promise to offer emergency response, including ambulance and medication services, to transgender people in di...
By Jaismita Alexander

News  /  Published 26.07.22

At every step of way, discrimination lurks for transgenders in Kolkata

One would not get a ready passport without shelling out a fat bribe. Another faced discrimination even in a doctor’s chamber. A third was harassed by a traffic cop in daylight. Many stories of ...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

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Sports  /  Published 22.06.22

World swimming body got it wrong

FINA has largely banned trans women from female categories. But such policy is based on a flawed premise and risks marginalizing them, argues researcher and guest writer Blair Hamilton. FINA, the gov...
By Blair Hamilton

Sports  /  Published 20.06.22

Fina votes for new eligibility rule

World swimming’s governing body Fina on Sunday voted for new eligibility rules that restrict the participation of transgender athletes in elite women’s competitions. The policy is the stri...
By Reuters

Events  /  Published 05.05.22

Sonagachhi sees torch rally to recognise sex work as a labour form

The event was brought together 1,500 sex workers, transpeople and allies not just from Sonagachhi, but from across Kolkata. Councillors from several local wards also came forward to show their support...
By Vedant Karia

India  /  Published 24.04.22

UP: Trans people can get benefits

The Social Welfare Ministry of Uttar Pradesh has proposed a first of its kind voluntary registration for transgender people in the state, aimed at devising welfare measures for the marginalised commun...
By Kishor Dwivedi in Noida

India  /  Published 24.04.22

UP: Transgender census soon

The Social Welfare Ministry of Uttar Pradesh has proposed a first of its kind census for transgender people in the state, aimed at devising welfare measures for the marginalised community, according t...


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