How do I come out to friends?

Questions when coming out
Here's the message I use to "come out" to and educate people, I am sharing it here so that it may be useful to someone else, please feel free to modify to fit your details.

Transgender Persons Protection Of Rights Bill #RapeIsRape

On 5th of August lower house of India's bicameral Parliament passed the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) bill, 2019. The bill stands against the supreme courts judgement for protecting transgender people on the basic pretext of identification. The so called protection bill...

How I changed my name and gender

I made my entire legal change of name and gender in the first quarter of 2019. It was a fairly smooth experience, except few hiccups, as unfortunately in our country, rules and bye laws change, and we the common...

How To Legally Change Gender And Name In India

Change gender India
Except a few personal anecdotes/experiences shared by some trans folks, there aren’t any complete online resources that will guide you through the process of legal change of name and gender.  From my own personal experience I’ve compiled this guide to save you some time...

Transition and Transit: Passing as your Legal Gender

airport security
For transmen/women who are still traveling on the basis of their "legal" gender, do you have tips to pass in the "legal" gender while transitioning? For transmen/women who are still traveling on the basis of their "legal" gender, do you have tips to pass in...

Transition and Transit : Passing Through Airport Security

airport security
Most Indian airports have security checks at airport entrances and then security screening inside as well. With gender mentioned on documents and boarding passes, how difficult is it for trans people to pass in their "legal gender", especially when on HRT? What do they...

Transition and Transit

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...

Being Transgender: Transitioning at Work in India

Transitioning at work
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...

Transgenie – Find your Transfriendly Specialist

Transgenie
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...

How to apply for a Passport in india being Transgender

Indian Passport in transgender flag
I try to quickly sip the pipping hot coffee my aunt made and I pace in my room trying to collect information on how to apply for a passport as a Trans woman. Thousands of thoughts run through my head, I stroke my temples...

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