Transgender's House Sacked In Human Sacrifice Case: Hyderabad
An eight-year-old boy was brutally killed in Hyderabad and his family suspects it to be a case of human sacrifice. Although, the police said they have no evidence of it. The body of 8-year-old Abdul Wahid was found in a drain in Moosapet early on Friday. The boy went missing from his house in the Allauddin Koti area of Sanath Nagar and his family suspected a transgender Imran.
Tags: Hyderabad News, Human Sacrifice Case, Transgender, crime news
Courtesy: The Free Press Journal
Anand Mahindra Praises India's 1st Tea Stall Operated By Trans
Industrialist Anand Mahindra praised Indian Railways and Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw for setting up India's first and one-of-its-kind tea stall at the Guwahati Railway Station. Operated by the transgender community and praising it, Anand Mahindra said that the move is transformational and progressive. "This one small, initiative is, in my view, as significant & transformational as your many other progressive projects." tweeted Tech… read-more
Tags: Transgender, Tea Stall, Indian Railways, Tech Mahindra, Anand Mahindra
Courtesy: Zee News India
Nawazuddin Siddiqui Talks About Playing Transgender Character In 'Haddi'
First glimpse of Nawazuddin Siddiqui disguised as a transgender from Akshat Ajay Sharma's forthcoming revenge play Haddi has gone viral. Nawaz will play two characters in the film, one female and one transgender. "If I am playing a female character, I need to think like a woman and that’s my test as an actor," he explained. Nawaz believes having the perfect look isn't enough for a powerful and meaningful performance.
Tags: Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Transgender, Haddi, Movie, Bollywood
Courtesy: Zee news
Delhi Govt To Set Up Seperate Toilets For Transgenders; Work Underway
The state government of Delhi informed the Delhi High Court that work is underway for the creation is seperate toilets for people of the transgender community. Delhi government further stated that the work is being carried out in a fast track basis. The submissions have come as a response to a PIL filed seeking seperate washroom for the transgenders.
Tags: Transgender, AAP, Delhi, Delhi HC, Transgender Toilet
India's First Transgender Pilot, Adam Harry, Awaits Flying Approval After DGCA Statement
Adam Harry, India's first transgender student pilot, says Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) made it clear that flying tasks cannot be allocated to people undergoing hormone therapy. He was told to reapply for a medical exam in order to obtain a commercial pilot license after DGCA stated that there are no limitations on transgender people being pilots. Harry claimed that the regulatory body's reassuring statements appear to be… read-more
Tags: pilot, Transgender, flying clearance, DGCA, hormonal therapy
Bombay HC Directs Maharashtra Govt, Mahatransco To File Reply Over Trans Reservation Demand
The Bombay High Court (HC) reviewed a petition against the Maharashtra government and Maharashtra State Electricity Transmission Company (Mahatransco). In May, Post Graduate in Technology trans (30) demanded reservation for Transgenders in Mahatransco, in the petition. The Bombay HC bench led by CJ Dipankar Datta and Amjad Sayed directed the Maharashtra Govt and Mahatransco to file replies and issued a notice, adjourning the matter after two… read-more
Tags: Maharashtra Govt, Bombay High Court, Transgender, Reservation, Mahatransco
Courtesy: The Free Press Journal
Elon Musk's Transgender Daughter Files Petition For Name Change To Cut Links
Elon Musk's transgender daughter has applied for a name change. In April, she petitioned the Los Angeles County Superior Court in Santa Monica for a name change and a new birth certificate indicating her new gender identification. "I no longer live with or wish to be related to my biological father in any way, shape, or form," she wrote. There was no rationale for Musk's daughter's estrangement from her father.
Tags: Tesla, Elon Musk, Transgender, CEO, gender identity
Courtesy: Zee News
Transgenders Protest In Hyderabad, Demand Seperate Category In Website For TSLPRB Jobs
Outside the office of Telangana Director General of Police (DGP), a transgender group staged a protest demanding the inclusion of a seperate "Transgender" category on the official website of TSLPRB jobs. The protesters contended that other than "Male" and "Female", there's no other category for them in application form, model application form and user guide manual. DGP PRO Venkataramana has acknowledged the incident. Further details are… read-more
Tags: Telangana, DGP, Transgender, Seperate Gender Category, TSLPRB
UP To Hold 1st Census For Transgenders, Proposes Rs 200 Cr For Welfare
The Social Welfare Ministry of Uttar Pradesh has proposed the first-ever census for people suffering from gender dysphoria in the state. A budget of over Rs 200 crores has been proposed by the ministry for the welfare of people who identify themselves as transgenders. This would cover education, among other facilities. Last year, CM Adityanath had set up a Transgender Welfare Board.
Tags: Transgender, transgender rights, transgender community, gender, transgender activist
Courtesy: The Indian Express
Madras HC Recommends Special Quota In Govt Jobs For Transgenders: Tamil Nadu
The Madras HC strongly recommended special quota reservation in government jobs for 'transgenders'. On March 2, Justice MS Ramesh reviewed a petition filed by Saratha, and directed the government to provide relaxation in fitness tests in few jobs and also asked to revise the upper age limit to 45, instead of 29. The HC passed an order reviewing petitions, asking the TNUSRB to make the recommended changes.
Tags: Transgender, Special Reservation, Madras HC, Tamil Nadu Government, Petitions
Courtesy: The Times Of India