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Trans Woman Laxmi Narayan Tripathi Loved at Lakme Fashion Week

Trans Woman Laxmi Narayan Tripathi Loved at Lakme Fashion Week

Transgender advocate and actress Laxmi Narayan Tripathi graced the runway at India’s Lakme Fashion Week Runway Week 2016.  Tripathi and four others stole the show by promoting the idea that inclusion matters using fashion as a medium. Vagabomb reports: “In its 16th edition, Lakme Fashion Week’s predominant theme – breaking stereotypes – stole the show with its […]

Hijras 6 Pack Band Viral Video Hum Hain Happy

Hijras 6 Pack Band Viral Video Hum Hain Happy

Viewed over a half million times the first day released 6 Pack Band’s new video Hum Hain Happy  is single-handedly defeating sorrow worldwide! This groups sensational song could very well be the transgender communities 2016 theme song much like Against Me’s Transgender dysphoria Blues was in 2012 with one critical difference. Just after our performance at […]

Transindia: Who Are the Hijras?

Transindia: Who Are the Hijras?

India’s Criminal Tribes Act of 1871 set forth a law by the British Empire that classified transgender [Hijras] as both immoral and corrupt. The Act was amended in 1897 and was subtitled “An Act for the Registration of Criminal Tribes and Eunuchs” Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code states that “any eunuch so registered […]

Hundreds of Hijras rounded up by police after Bangalore’s Trans pride parade

Hundreds of Hijras rounded up by police after Bangalore’s Trans pride parade

Hundreds protested at city hall following an unprecedented attack against the trans population. One hundred sixty seven trans woman were sent to a rehabilitation colony by police in the days immediately following Bangalore’s Trans Pride Parade. Some of the Hijras were dragged from their homes, some jailed while coming in aid of others, and some […]

Bangladeshis Hijras first trans pride parade: Video

Bangladeshis Hijras first trans pride parade: Video

Its easy to see from their eyes the laws that legalized trans in Bangladesh have yet to effect the daily lives .Approximately two thousand transgender Bangladeshis staged the country’s first-ever pride parade on November 10, in order to celebrate one year since the government recognized them as a third gender. Dhaka’s busy roads were brought […]