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Bengaluru Pride March 2017: What you need to know.

Bengaluru Pride March 2017: What you need to know.

Recently India’s Capital, Delhi celebrated it’s 10th Pride walk and spread the colors of our Rainbow along the way. Now it is time to spread the Rainbow colors of Love on the roads of India’s IT capital, the city of Bengaluru, on the 26th November 2017.  Bangalore or as we know it Bengaluru, will witness its 10th […]

Selected in 2015 transgender woman Ganga Kumari still awaits police job

Selected in 2015 transgender woman Ganga Kumari still awaits police job

The Year 2017, has been a welcome time for Transgender community in India, as there have been many milestones made by the state and in the public sector for our community. One of those firsts happened in Tamil Nadu where they have now have one sub-inspector and 3 constables on its police force. Now that’s news that has […]

“Aap Log Nahi Aa Sakte” Transphobia at Goa Casinos

“Aap Log Nahi Aa Sakte” Transphobia at Goa Casinos

    Recently I was in Goa, one of India’s top tourist destinations and went to a Casino, where first I was harassed by security, who eventually allowed me in but only after further after questions and harassment.  But when I tried to enter I was simply refused by a person near reception who said “Aap Log […]

Real Estate Management Corporation JLL India is seeking Transgender applications

Real Estate Management Corporation JLL India is seeking Transgender applications

JLL India, a  Fortune 500 real estate management corporation is looking for trans persons for various levels. This could be an opportunity for Transgender (Trans Woman and Trans Man) to get a job near to their respective place. The Humsafar Trust is helping Trans community navigate the application process, along with LGBi on various paths, […]

Rough ride for this transgender, a painful daily journey in Delhi Metro

Rough ride for this transgender, a painful daily journey in Delhi Metro

The daily commute fills Nirvair Kaur with dread. Ever since she chose to transition from her biological male identity to the female she aspires to be, her everyday ride on Delhi Metro has become a battle with lascivious men in the general coaches and reproachful women in the ladies’ coaches. She hoped for some support […]

Trump Smears Civil Rights Icon John Lewis on MLK weekend

Trump Smears Civil Rights Icon John Lewis on MLK weekend

People are coming out of the woodwork to defend John Lewis after Trump criticized him Earlier in the week, Rep. John Lewis announced that he would skip the 2017 presidential inauguration. According to Lewis, he did not consider President-elect Donald Trump to be a legitimate president amid allegations that the 2016 presidential race was tampered […]

Obama Mother’s Day Presidential Proclamation Includes Transgender Moms

Obama Mother’s Day Presidential Proclamation Includes Transgender Moms

Barrack Obama once again broke new ground today by issuing our country’s first trans-inclusive mother’s day Presidential Proclamation. Talk about evolving. The word ‘transgender’ had never been said or eluded to by any president until Obama said it in the 2016 State of Union address. During that address prior to the Supreme Court ruling he […]

51 Families Sue School District, Claiming Transgender Student Is Ruining Lives

51 Families Sue School District, Claiming Transgender Student Is Ruining Lives

Last year Illinois School District 211 fought a hard legal battle to try and maintain discrimination against a transgender student (only ever identified as ‘Student A’) who wished to have access to facilities that matched their gender identity.  The District failed in its legal battle and was ordered to comply with the Department of Education […]

DOJ gives NC Gov McCrory until Monday to stop enforcement of HB2

DOJ gives NC Gov McCrory until Monday to stop enforcement of HB2

The Department of Justice has just sent a letter to the North Carolina government warning them that if they don’t stop enforcement of HB2 by Monday they will be sued. Governor Pat McCrory called the DOJ letter ‘governmental overreach’ while defending his draconian statewide law. At the chamber of commerce meeting last night McCrory responded […]

Oxford AL rescinds Anti-trans bathroom ordinance

Oxford AL rescinds Anti-trans bathroom ordinance

Oxford AL city council members voted 3-2 Wednesday rescinding the town’s draconian law targeting transgender people. The illegal measure passed just a week before was purportedly in response to Target stores reiterating the chains inclusive transgender policy. The law which imposed a $500 dollar fine and up to a 6-month sentence applied to all public accommodations […]

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