Transgenders

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The year of trans-friendly workplaces

9 min read . 28 Dec 2018
Between 1990 and 2014, Indians who believed ‘homosexuality is never justifiable’ fell from 89% to 24%, shows data. Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint
LGBTQ community supporters celebrate after the Supreme Court’s Section 377 verdict which decriminalises consensual gay sex in Bengaluru. Photo: PTI

Life after Section 377

5 min read . 10 Sep 2018
Transgender college principal Manabi Bandopadhyay (pink saree), along with other members, at a seminar at Brabourne college, Kolkata, on 9 October 2015. Photo: Indranil Bhoumik/Mint

Is society changing for transgenders?

5 min read . 03 Nov 2017
A file photo of Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan travelling in the Kochi Metro. The city metro has been commissioned in a record time of 45 months as compared to other metro services in the country. Photo: PTI

5 things that make Kochi Metro unique

2 min read . 16 Jun 2017
Digital tools and technology enable access to public goods such as education, schemes, entitlements, information about one’s rights or vocations, and telemedicine services, among others. Photo: Hemant Mishra/Mint

The excluded remain excluded

4 min read . 25 May 2017
A Gift Of Goddess Lakshmi, A Candid Biography Of India’s First Transgender Principal: By Manobi Bandyopadhyay with Jhimli Mukherjee Pandey, Penguin Random House India, 184 pages, Rs399.

Transwoman, trailblazer

2 min read . 24 Feb 2017
The hijras usually present badhais or songs of felicitation. Photo: Arko Datta/Reuters

The artistry of ‘hijra’ music

3 min read . 02 Dec 2016