Transition and Transit

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Traveling through an airport during transition has it own challenges, From security checks to the immigration to even using a restroom. Establishing ones identity is important, but it also poses its own set of problems for transgender people with gender incongruent identity documents. Though Indian...

Help Sonia , A Transwomen gang rape and acid attack survivor

Sonia Sheikh transgender acid attack victim
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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...

Being Transgender: Transitioning at Work in India

Transitioning at work
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The article accounts experiences four transgender women have had while transitioning on the Job. These women were each asked a series of questions ranging from coming out as transgender, the obstacles they faced to support, if any, from peers or colleagues. Participants: Nazaria : Works in...

Talk By Gopi Shankar Madurai on Gender Minorities of Ancient India

gender and sexual diversity in ancient India
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Gender and sexuality are 2 different aspects that make an individual, but are often confused as same. We at TransgenderIndia.com, recently organized a seminar by Gopi Shankar madurai on gender and sexuality. Gopi is the founder founder of Shrishti Madurai, A student movement which...

Concerns of Human Rights Violations in Hijra Jamath System

Human Rights violation in hijra jamath system
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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...

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