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segunda-feira, julho 06, 2015

Transgender who fought '09 polls killed
Daya Kinnar, a 56-year-old transgender who hogged the limelight during the 2009 general elections for taking on seasoned politicians like Rajnath Singh of the BJP and SP Goel of the Congress as an independent candidate from Ghaziabad, has been shot dead inside her house near the Gaushala railway crossing, police said on Saturday.
59-year-old transgender politician shot dead at her Ghaziabad house

Transgenders Seek Housing Scheme
The Bengaluru Urban District administration is set to realise the long-pending demand of sexual minorities to get priority in several social welfare programmes.

Transgender Men Continue to Struggle for Visibility in Social Change
Over a year after the Supreme Court's landmark judgement on transgender rights, one group among the transgender community continues to be left out.

Rural census: Transgenders migrating to urban areas
The first-ever census of rural India has revealed significant trends in respect of the third gender by showing the presence of only 74,286 transgenders in the entire rural population of 88 crore. Of this, 45.7 crore are males and 42.5 crore are women, the rest being the third gender.

Manobi to Head Bengal Transgender Board
She had scripted history by becoming the first transgender to be appointed as a college principal in Asia. Now, Manobi Bandyopadhyay has been made vice-chairperson of the West Bengal Transgender Development Board.

Transgender Malaysians targeted as religious authorities' influence grows, LGBTI community says
Members of Malaysia's LGBTI community are speaking out about being violently attacked in the moderate Muslim nation, saying the abuse has become common as religious authorities push for more power.

Bill banning discrimination vs third sex pushed
It’s too early to talk about legalizing same-sex marriage in the country, but Congress should now pass the long-pending bill banning discrimination against the so-called third sex, Ifugao Rep. Teddy Baguilat said yesterday.

‘Mum, could the doctor have made a mistake?’
ONE night after dinner in the middle of last year, Jo was sitting on the couch giving her six-year-old, Sophie*, a cuddle.
Sophie seemed incredibly nervous; there was something she desperately wanted to ask her mother. Finally, she said it.
“Could the doctors have made a mistake? Could I have accidentally been born a girl? I should’ve been born a boy. Can that happen?”

Wichita’s transgender community strives to become more visible
Olympic champion Bruce Jenner sat down in April and told Diane Sawyer that he was, “for all intents and purposes,” a woman. Soon, he said, he’d look like one, too.