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...

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...

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...

Transition tips from a transgender women

Transition Tips
Dear Lil Sis, You are yet to begin transition and I am on the same road, a few years ahead of you. And I thought it might be a good idea to pass along a few things I’ve learned while trying to live as a...

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...

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...

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...

Transition and Transit: Passing as your Legal Gender

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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...

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 change the gender marker and name

Change the gender marker legally
UPDATE: Find here new protocol for changing your gender marker https://transgenderindia.com/legally-change-gender-india/ The following article is outdated. Dear Sis, I have read a lot about How to change the gender marker and name in other countries. I’ve heard stories of how other girls changed their name and gender marker,...

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