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 woman attempts suicide after transphobic harassment

Rachel Badham October 20, 2020

Sajana Shaji, a trans woman living in Kochi, Kerala, attempted suicide after claiming to have been harassed and verbally assaulted while working as a food salesperson.

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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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