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Transgender community vs legal researchers

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Source article : http://www.thecitizen.in/index.php/NewsDetail/index/7/9471/The-Transgender-Community-And-Legal-Researchers-on-the-Transgender-Bill-2016 In a discussion between the transgender community & the legal research a few things that resonates repeteadly is : When it comes to a gender specific bill like the transgender bill, it should have some gender specific laws such as rape laws, marriage...

Official Announcement on Not a Hijra Campaign

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I am Not A Hijra = I am Not A Hater The “I am Not A Hijra” campaign was deleted from various news media last week. The photo campaign was one of the first among the 5 awareness activities to protest against the new Transgender...

The gender Bear

The Gender Bear Spectrum
The Gender Bear designed by the Justice for sisters, Malaysia is a perfect illustration of gender Spectrum. The illustration clearly differentiates and elucidates the terms Gender Identity, Sexual Orientation, Biological Sex and Gender Expression.  

Journey of a transgender student in India

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I was 17 years of age when I learnt the actual difference between a man and a woman. Yeah that was When I first actually understood what puberty was. And realized what made a what made a woman a woman and a man a man....

Kalki Subramaniam Transgender Fund

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PAINTINGS FROM KALKI, FOR THE TRANSGENDER CAUSE Kalki Subramaniam is a transgender rights activist, actor, writer and Founder/Director of Sahodari Foundation from Auroville, Tamil Nadu. In Indian society where transgender community is often stereotyped, Kalki has been very unconventional. Kalki is a inspirational positive role model to the...

The Limitations of MtF Transition

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Dear Sis, Medical Science has come a long way w.r.t. addressing Gender Identity Disorder in the last 100 years or so. Transgender demographics are notoriously hard to pin point but it would not be outrageously to claim that thousands of individuals have transitioned medically and...

Transitioning in USA as an immigrant

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It has been almost 2 years since I moved to USA for higher studies. But that wasn't the only reason why i had moved here. You see, I am a pre-op trans*woman who had not yet begun transitioning when entering this country. I had...

An American Pride Experience

Last week I had attended the 47th annual pride parade here at Chicago. It was my first pride after I had moved to the United States, so naturally i was super excited. Getting there The parade was scheduled for 12 noon and being the lazy bum...

Orchiectomy 101

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Orchiectomy also  known as Orchiectomy or orchie is a surgical procedure in which involves the removal of one or both testicles. The penis and the scrotum are however left intact. The removal of both testicles is called bilateral orchiectomy and it is the surgical...

TRANS*parency

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Visibility is a crucial factor for bringing to light almost every issue we as humans face in this world. The 2011 national census for the first time counted the population of transgender people in the country and the results suggested that there were as...
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