Journey of a transgender student in India

struggles of a trans student
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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....

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...

Badhaai Do: A Lavender Wedding Story

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Badhaai Do is a new release that stars Rajkumar Rao and Bhumi Pednekar and follows a gay man and a lesbian woman who are planning to marry each other for the sake of their families. This is also known as a lavender marriage. Lavender marriages exist in this society and Badhaai Do tries to bring out this to the forefront.

Today, I claim my womanhood.

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Today, in different parts of the world, women are making their voices heard more than ever before. Whether it is the #Timesup #imwithher or #metoo movement, women across class, caste, income and race are banding together to claim their space in the world. And...

How I changed my name and gender

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UPDATE: Since the Transgender person's protection of Rights Act, the name and gender change for transgender people have to be approved by a district magistrate (court judge). The procedures and rules for the judge are not fully confirmed yet....