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Reason why some transgender teens delay hormone therapy

Few transgender teens and parents are willing to delay hormone therapy to preserve biological fertility.

05 May 2018 1:54 PM

Using transgender youths' chosen names may lower suicide risk

The reduction in mental health risks was strongest when the chosen name was used in multiple contexts.

15 Apr 2018 8:13 PM

Smashing stereotypes: Pak's 1st transgender anchor pushes boundaries

The story of Marvia Malik's life, and her demeanour, impressed the selection panel at Kohenoor News, which hired her as a trainee anchor.

14 Apr 2018 11:55 AM

Women who dress like men give birth to transgenders: Kerala professor

Rajith Kumar, said women who wear jeans and 'degrade their womanhood in the process,' give birth to transgender children.

04 Apr 2018 2:36 PM

Using chosen names reduces suicide risk in transgender youths

Transgender youths are estimated to be only about 1 percent of the population.

30 Mar 2018 5:46 PM


Pakistan's first trans TV anchor hopes to change perceptions

Marvia Malik has made history in Pakistan by becoming the first transgender newscaster in a conservative Muslim country.

28 Mar 2018 5:57 PM

My story no different from that of hijra: Pak’s 1st transgender news anchor

Malik, 21, said she had lost count of the positive calls/messages she received for her new role which was a major contrast to previous yrs.

27 Mar 2018 8:22 AM

Activist: Perspective needs to change to accommodate trans community

Laxmi was speaking at “The Bridge 2018”, a platform for conversations on gender issues.

26 Mar 2018 1:17 AM

Scientists uncover 20 genes linked to being transgender

Discovery supports claims that the condition has a physical basis.

19 Mar 2018 4:26 PM

Male-to-female transgender surgery can give better life

The study shows that 80 percent of male-to-female patients perceived themselves as women post-surgery.

17 Mar 2018 12:20 PM


Many transgender patients pay cash for gender-affirming surgery

After 2012, the proportion of patients paying cash for surgery not covered by insurance decreased minutely each year.

17 Mar 2018 10:08 AM

A home for all

Transgender activist Gauri Sawant is working hard towards laying the foundation of Aajicha Ghar, a shelter for children of sex workers.

17 Mar 2018 12:16 AM

More US schools offering safe spaces for LGBTQ youth

LGBTQ youths have disproportionately higher risk in physical and mental health than their straight peers.

10 Mar 2018 4:16 PM

TV ads aim to pressure Trump to allow transgender in military

Sarah McBride, Human Rights Campaign’s spokesperson, said it’s a 'critical window of time' to take the fight directly to the White House.

01 Mar 2018 4:41 PM

Nagpur: 2 separate public toilets for transgender community

Sarthi Trust, which works for the community, met the District Collector and demanded separate public toilets for transgenders.

17 Feb 2018 3:14 PM


Transgender woman becomes world's first to breastfeed a baby

Experts say this is a huge breakthrough in medicine for transgender people.

14 Feb 2018 11:24 AM

Society should back LGBT community: Transgender activist joins Lok Adalat

Vidya Kamble, a social activist for 10 years, is the 1st transgender to be a Lok Adalat panel member in the state.

11 Feb 2018 1:46 PM

Not just boy and girl; more teens identify as transgender

That advice echoes American Academy of Pediatrics policy that says pediatricians should use gender-neutral terms.

05 Feb 2018 1:28 PM

Complications differ in reconstruction surgery for transgender patients

The study also focused on increased phalloplasty risks for trans-male patients and with staged-urethral surgery.

31 Jan 2018 11:32 AM

Trans Pride: Coimbatore students start food truck for 3rd gender livelihood

The truck would be on the rounds for a fortnight offering yummy food items prepared by the three transgenders.

30 Jan 2018 7:53 PM