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Help Sonia , A Transwomen gang rape and acid attack survivor

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Born into a large family with 6 sisters and 2 brothers, little did Sonia know that her transition from childhood to adulthood would be masked with searing pain and scars. She had a happy childhood and loved dancing. However, since she was born a...

Transgenie – Find your Transfriendly Specialist

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Welcome to the TransGenie! As trans-individuals, one of our greatest struggles is often finding appropriate medical, legal or professional help. Through TransGenie, we aim to be the magic lamp that helps them begin their transition! How you can make a difference ? As an active ally/participant...

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...

Concerns of Human Rights Violations in Hijra Jamath System

Human Rights violation in hijra jamath system
Transgender India is in receipt of this article by a guest blogger and her experience. Laws are not made in isolation but in a socio-economic setting. Mugging up high sounding fundamentals from the academic discourse, some people seem to forget the evidence right in front...

Note on the Critique of Transgender bill India 2016

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I am in receipt of an article submitted by mail. I am publishing it here with a disclaimer that the opinion is that of the author and not the Official Position of Transgender India. WHO WILL GUARD THE GUARDS In a conversation with friends I was...

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...

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...

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...
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