A Journey Of Pain And Beauty: On Becoming Transgender In India

4/18/2014 11:14:00 PM



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The transgender community: Legally invisible no more?

4/17/2014 9:39:17 AM

(CNN) -- Simran Mahant's excitement is palpable ahead of heading to the nearby polling booth in a small village in northern India. This is the first time that the 23-year-old transgender dancer will vote in the country's parliamentary election. With an

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Editorial: Connecticut wrong to imprison transgender teen

4/17/2014 5:22:56 AM

The ongoing mistreatment of a 16-year-old transgender girl in state custody is raising serious questions about civil rights, human rights and Connecticut's approach to troubled children. “Jane Doe” has spent more than a week at the York Correctional

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How Phoenix Convicted A Transgender Woman For Walking Down The Street

4/16/2014 9:12:43 PM

A transgender woman of color named Monica Jones was convicted last week for walking down the street. The charge? “Manifestation of prostitution.” But Jones isn't a sex worker. She just happens to live in Phoenix, Arizona, where a new tactic to reduce

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Justice's 'Peacemaker' Unit Focuses On Transgender Rights

4/16/2014 9:03:11 PM

A groundbreaking survey reports that nearly 2 out of 3 transgender people say they've been victims of physical assault. Most of those crimes are never reported to police. This year, the Justice Department wants to change that by training law

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Couple Plans Own Prom After School Bars Transgender Boyfriend From Attending

4/16/2014 6:47:04 PM

Christian High School Bans Student's Transgender Boyfriend From Senior Prom

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Landmark Ruling for Transgender Indians

4/16/2014 1:58:56 PM

India's Supreme Court on Tuesday officially recognized a third gender category in a landmark verdict that for the first time affords transgender Indians legal status and protection under the law. Transgender people will now have the option to identify

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India recognizes transgender as third gender

4/16/2014 1:46:38 AM



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In India, Landmark Ruling Recognizes Transgender Citizens

4/15/2014 10:31:47 PM

The decision by the two-judge bench applies to what in India are traditionally known by the Hindi word hijras. The term is loosely used to include eunuchs and transvestites. The court stated, "transgender is generally described as an umbrella term for

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India's Supreme Court: Transgender is a Third Legal Gender

4/15/2014 7:03:03 PM

India's Supreme Court: Transgender is a Third Legal Gender. First Time the Court Has Recognized a Third Gender to Give Legal Status and Better Protection. Email; Print. Save ↓ More. Save to ↓ More. Save ↓ More. Saved ↓ More. Please log in or

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India recognizes transgender citizens as 'third gender'

4/15/2014 4:47:54 PM

India's Supreme Court has recognized a long-discriminated-against transgender group as a third gender, a decision designed to provide equal rights for hundreds of thousands of eunuchs and transgender people in the country. According to the court

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Transgender, transexual, transwomen: gender and identity explained

4/15/2014 2:54:47 PM

Transgender is an umbrella term for persons whose gender identity, gender expression or behaviour does not conform to that typically associated with the sex to which they were assigned at birth. Gender identity refers to a person's internal sense of

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India now recognizes transgender citizens as 'third gender'

4/15/2014 9:36:19 AM

In what local media are calling a landmark judgment, India's Supreme Court on Tuesday created a “third gender” status for transgender people, granting the group formal recognition for the first time. “Recognition of transgenders as a third gender is

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India recognises transgender people as third gender

4/15/2014 9:15:12 AM

India's top court has issued a landmark verdict creating a third gender category that allows transgendered people to identify themselves as such on official documents. Activists say it will give relief to millions of people who face discrimination in

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Transgender George Fox University student Jayce M fighting to move to male ...

4/15/2014 3:18:42 AM

A transgender student who will soon be legally classified as a man is at war with his Christian college in Oregon, who say they cannot let him live in male dorms because of 'theological commitments'. The sophomore, who only wants to be identified as

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