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VARIETY

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Coronavirus in india, Aadhaar, Hijras, Transgender

Being a transperson in India during Covid-19 pandemic

With compromised immune systems, the transgender community is at a high risk of contracting Covid-19. However, lack of governmental support and reluctance to get medical treatment owing to stigma is compounding the problems.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Transgender, Bahujan left front, Telangana assembly elections, Telangana-assembly-election-results-2018

Telangana Assembly elections: Meet Chandramukhi, the state's first and only transgender political contestant

From child labour to drainage to the water woes of Goshamahal, transgender Chandramukhi Muvvala raises the debate beyond gender.

VARIETY

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Gender minorities, Dating, Transgender, Tinder

Beyond vanilla 'sex': Tinder introduces 23 genders to choose from

The move will generate more conversation about different identities, creating more awareness, and hopefully, more acceptance of these.

VARIETY

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Gender rights, India, Donald Trump, Transgender

You're more than the sex you're born with: India is Trumping the USA at third gender equality

Donald Trump's govt is de-recognising transgender people and waging a war against biology. India is trying to do the opposite.

POLITICS

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Transgender, Lesbian, Gay, LGBTQ

SC's stand on section 377 is a ray of hope for sexual and gender minorities

In a democracy, everyone has a right to equal opportunity and respectable life.

ART & CULTURE

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Hollywood, Cisgender, Transgender, Scarlett johansson

Why Scarlett Johansson should not tell the story of trans mobster Dante 'Tex' Gill

Hollywood wants to profit off minorities, without really wanting to have them become part of the behemoth.

LIFE

 |  5-minute read
Sigmund Freud, Sexuality, Transgender, Homosexuality

Why the world needs more 'manly women' and 'womanly men'

Balance between our inner feminine and masculine traits is critical.

VARIETY

 |  6-minute read
Sex Change, Kerala, Marriage, Transgender

Woman who was man to marry man who was woman is not just a story of overcoming odds

Aarav Appukuttan and Sukanyeah Krishna found love in the unlikeliest of places, a hospital.

VARIETY

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Housing discrimination, Transgender, Kochi metro, Kerala

Why more than a third of Kochi Metro's transgender employees have already resigned

They have nowhere to go.

VARIETY

 |  4-minute read
Sexual Discrimination, Gender violence, Transgender

I was at first afraid of her... she then told me her story

Perhaps she was not interested in the fake formalities of PERFECT human beings.