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Added on: 10/26/2021
10/25/2021
As one walks through the lanes of the old city (Downtown) to meet the transgender people, the locals point at their homes in a very cynical way….

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Added on: 10/19/2021
Medical institutions in India should not teach from books that contain content that discriminates against LGBT+ people, the Indian National Medical Commission (NMC) has said. The NMC—India’s…

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Added on: 10/05/2021
Coming November 2021 Pune is all set to get its first-ever community kitchen staffed and operated entirely by transgender individuals. A visit to Pune, Maharashtra’s cultural and…

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Added on: 09/02/2021
09/01/2021
The Madras High Court has directed the Tamil Nadu government to amend the conduct rules applicable to police personnel and provide for punishment to those who harass…

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Added on: 08/21/2021
The Madras High Court in its June 2021 judgement banned the practice of ‘conversion therapy’ in India, bringing protective measures for LGBTQIA+ individuals in the country. The…

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Added on: 07/16/2021
07/13/2021
Nonbinary Vikings – Viking imagery in contemporary culture is heavily associated with stereotypes surrounding masculinity; long-haired, heavily muscled warriors are used to sell everything from beer to…

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Added on: 06/29/2021
06/28/2021
Before the Obergfell v. Hodges judgment finally declared homosexual marriage as an individual’s fundamental right across the United States, various state and circuit courts ruled in favor…

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Added on: 06/29/2021
06/28/2021
For much of the past two centuries, it was illegal to be gay in a vast swathe of the world – thanks to colonial Britain. Till today,…

Alturi Blog

Added on: 06/26/2021
Alturi Project Strategist
Historical Context Moving forward in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) human rights is challenging, especially with additional obstacles presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. More importantly,…

Global News

Added on: 06/20/2021
6/19/21
A doctor in King George Hospital here has allegedly given away a newborn baby with intersex traits to a group of transgender people. The incident reportedly happened…

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Added on: 06/14/2021
06/13/2021
India’s transgender community has complained it is being neglected from the nationwide Covid vaccination drive and has called for easier access to vaccines in community-friendly settings and…

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Added on: 06/13/2021
In India, and South Asia in general, bias against women and other gender minorities remains prevalent across class, caste and social hierarchies. While there have historically been…

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Added on: 06/11/2021
06/10/2021
Kashmir’s LGBT+ community members are calling for the right to access health care and COVID-19 vaccines. They are also urging the government to set up support schemes…

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Added on: 06/10/2021
06/07/2021
On the first day of this month, Bengaluru FC uploaded a social media post that had the sketch of a floodlight throwing rainbow colours over their home…

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Added on: 05/31/2021
05/30/2021
In a unique initiative by the Gurugram administration, a special vaccination camp was organised for the transgender community and sex workers, who live in the Millennium City….

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Added on: 05/10/2021
The United States supports and advocates for the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex (LGBTQI+) people everywhere. In India — where transgender people…

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Added on: 04/30/2021
04/29/2021
A high court judge in India has ordered himself to undergo an education session with a psychologist on same-sex relationships before ruling on a case relating to…

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Added on: 04/19/2021
04/18/2021
Kerala has been a pioneer in the field of transgender rights in the country. It was the first state in India to announce a transgender policy after…

World Voices

Added on: 04/13/2021
Nicolette Gullickson and Alexander Champeau
Alturi Contributors
  Definitions and Word Usage, According to Sayan’s Accounts Transgender: Started circulating in India in the mid-2000s in official documents. Even though it attempts to subsume various…

Global News

Added on: 04/03/2021
We recently watched The Queen’s Gambit with the kids. (This was after my sister breezily replied ‘Sure!’, when I asked if it was appropriate for children. I…

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Added on: 03/11/2021
03/10/2021
In a major relief to a lesbian woman married against her wishes to a man of her family’s choice, a bench of Justice Mukta Gupta of the…

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Added on: 03/01/2021
In an affidavit submitted to the Patna High Court, Bihar Government has said that it is committed to “respectful representation” of transgender people in public employment, and…

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Added on: 02/20/2021
Several groups of the community came together at Bikram Chowk on January 21, 2021 to take out a nude protest. Four transgender persons were allegedly abudcted and…

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Added on: 02/08/2021
02/07/2021
Life has been a roller-coaster ride for 32-year old Sanjana Chalavadi, but consistency and dedication made her the first one from the community to become a general…

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Added on: 02/04/2021
Thousands of farmers camping in the national capital since November 2020 against the central government’s three farm bills have gained national and international momentum. Navya Singh, a…

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Added on: 01/31/2021
1/30/21
The Delhi High Court Friday granted a last opportunity to the Centre and the Delhi government to respond to three separate pleas, including by two couples, seeking…

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Added on: 01/25/2021
01/24/2021
Members of the transgender community will now be able to use public toilets exclusively made for them in New Delhi. In the annual budget for 2021-22, the…

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Added on: 01/24/2021
01/21/2021
In a nation roiled with socio-political anxieties, Covid-19 amplified our sense of impending doom: a quiet cough ringing alarm bells in our heads, while the morning news…

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Added on: 01/19/2021
01/18/2021
Shahamat Uddin moved to the United States recently to look for a better future after living in fear for his life as a marginalized gay man in…

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Added on: 01/19/2021
01/18/2021
The Bihar Police will now recruit people from the transgender community into its ranks after the state home department notified the matter following high-level discussions. According to…