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Domestic Violence, Transgenders, Section 377, Supreme Court

When we moved in: The law may be on the side of live-in couples. But society is definitely against them

Many couples I spoke to were not even aware of their legal rights. That’s because laws don’t make much of a difference in the face of the deep social problems they battle.


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Transgenders, Dipak Misra, Supreme Court, Homosexuality

Section 377 struck down: Not just homosexuals, why it is time for everyone to celebrate

This article has been co-authored by DU research fellow Ramanand and Gauri Pande of Center of Policy Research & Governance.


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Transsexual, Transgenders, Hijras, Eunuch

Photo essay: The Hijras of Delhi

In Delhi's Patparganj, they live in their own commune.


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Prostitution, Transgenders, Women, Sex workers

Sex workers are not objects. 10 films show cinema on prostitution must change

It is important that they break free of the gender binary and represent sex workers as human beings


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2016, The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, Mercy killing, Transgenders

Transwoman refused job by Air India wants mercy killing: When will prejudice die in India?

We need strong laws to ensure transpeople are not discriminated against.


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Gender identity, Parliament, Supreme Court, Transgenders

Why Transgender Persons Bill, 2016 is hugely problematic

One can only hope that the retrograde bill does not become a law in its present form.


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Trans families, Transgenders, Vicks ad

Incredible story of the transgender mother and her daughter behind Vicks ad

I hope it changes how we see the world.


 |  Miscellany  |  4-minute read
Hijras, Transgenders, National Anthem, Independence Day

Why a group of hijras singing the national anthem is inspiring

It is a great addition to a culture of visibility spawned by the rising stars among NGOs devoted to the cause.