General News

Study finds Hong Kong lacking LGBTQ+ acceptance

Rachel Badham January 16, 2021

A new study by the Economist Intelligence Unit, an economic research group, found Hong Kong is trailing behind other Asian countries in terms of LGBTQ+ acceptance in the workplace.

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Trans women win Indian election

Rachel Badham January 4, 2021

Two trans women were elected to their local governments in India on December 30, as the LGBTQ+ community is becoming increasingly visible in the country.

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General News

Trans News magazine launched in India

Rachel Badham November 4, 2020

Trans News, a new online magazine for India’s transgender and gender non-conforming communities, was launched on Sunday November 1 at the Transgender Resource Centre in the city of Madurai.

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General News

Indian government urged to ban conversion therapy

Rachel Badham October 19, 2020

On Monday 12 October, an LGBTQ+ rights group in the Indian province of Kerala – named Queerala –  sent a petition to the area’s high court urging local authorities to ban conversion therapy.

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Food & Drink

Restaurant staffed by trans team finds big success

Rachel Badham September 16, 2020

The Covai Trans Kitchen in Coimbatore (India) has found major success since opening at the beginning of this month.

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Biggest annual Urdu language festival goes online

August 31, 2020

Jashn-e-Rekhta (festival of Urdu language) that showcases the composite culture of South Asia is due to be hosted virtually from September 5-6 as it prepares for its sixth annual festival.

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