Tag: Transgenders

Chandigarh: Only 19 transgenders registered among 6 Lakh voters

Chandigarh: Only 19 transgenders registered among 6 Lakh voters

For the first time, transgenders will cast their votes during the forthcoming parliamentary elections in Chandigarh. In the state, as many as 6,19,619 voters have been registered so far, including 3,28,271 male and 2,91,329 female. However, only 19 transgenders were listed as voters from the Chandigarh parliamentary constituency despite being given official[Read More…]

Law school launches handbook on rights of transgenders

Law school launches handbook on rights of transgenders

Jindal Global University has unveiled a handbook on the rights of transgenders and gender non-conforming people in India. The handbook, titled “Rights of Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming People in India”, was unveiled here by Professor C. Raj Kumar, Founding Vice Chancellor, JGU, on the sidelines of a day-long legal training[Read More…]

Bihar likely to deploy transgender guards for women security

Transgenders unlikely to be spared from Sec 377 of IPC

In India, transgenders are unlikely to be spared from the ambit of the law criminalising homosexuality, contrary to the recommendation of a parliamentary panel, reported TOI. Sources said the legality of Section 377 of IPC, which makes homosexuality a crime, is pending before the Supreme Court, a reason why the[Read More…]

Tamil Nadu announces free education for transgenders

In an attempt to empower the transgender community (TDs), Tamil Nadu government announces free education for transgenders in Manonmaniam Sundaranar University on Thursday. However, in April, the Manonmaniam Sundaranar University (MSU) had announced that all institutions under its fold would provide free education to members of the community from this[Read More…]

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