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Tashnuva Anan becomes Bangladesh's first...

Bangladesh's first trans news...

Bangladesh

Fri, Mar 5 2021

She was also nominated to study at Brac James P Grant School of Public Health earlier this year

Miss Panama to accept transgender women...

Miss Panama to accept transgender women...

Showtime

Wed, Mar 3 2021

In 2018, Spain’s Angela Ponce became the first openly transgender woman to compete in the Miss...

India has a new Miss Transqueen

India has a new Miss Transqueen

South Asia

Sun, Dec 20 2020

Shaine Soni is going to represent India at next year's Miss International Queen, the world's...

TRANSport, a new hope for transgender...

TRANSport, a new hope for transgender...

Bangladesh

Fri, Dec 18 2020

The start-up delivery service company has been opened by four friends with a target to help the transgender...

'Legal gender recognition has to be...

'Legal recognition of diverse gender...

Bangladesh

Mon, Dec 14 2020

The SOGI people are still facing obstacles including discrimination in education, employment, street...

Celebrities voice support for Elliot...

Celebrities voice support for Elliot...

Showtime

Wed, Dec 2 2020

Actors, activists and social media influencers voiced support for Elliot Page, formerly known as Ellen...

Pakistan's first transgender lawyer...

Nisha Rao becomes Pakistan's first transgender...

South Asia

Fri, Nov 27 2020

Rao has contested 50 cases and is working with a non-governmental organization fighting for transgender...

Backlash in Indonesia as transgender...

Backlash in Indonesia as transgender...

Asia Pacific

Thu, Nov 26 2020

Two years ago, Aceh police made headlines when they publicly humiliated a dozen transgender women

Transgenders to gain inheritance rights...

Transgenders to gain inheritance...

People

Mon, Nov 16 2020

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina told a cabinet meeting this week that new inheritance laws for the group,...

Akshay Kumar’s latest film offends transgender...

Laxmii offends trans community

Showtime

Thu, Nov 12 2020

Since release, the film has sparked outrage among netizens for 'mocking' the transgender community...

Bangladesh opens first madrasa for third...

Bangladesh opens first madrasa for...

Bangladesh

Fri, Nov 6 2020

People behind this initiative believe this madrasa will pave the way for the transgender community to...

‘Laxmmi Bomb’ teaser: Akshay Kumar plays...

‘Laxmmi Bomb’ teaser: Akshay Kumar plays...

Showtime

Wed, Sep 16 2020

The 53-year old actor's upcoming horror comedy Laxmmi Bomb will be digitally released on November...

JK Rowling returns award over being...

JK Rowling returns award over being...

Showtime

Mon, Aug 31 2020

It all began when the President of the organization Kerry Kennedy denounced Rowling’s take on transgender...

JK Rowling and the Chamber of...

JK Rowling and the Chamber of...

Arts & Letters

Wed, Aug 12 2020

A Harry Potter fan writes in response to Rowling’s recent remarks about transgender identity that...

Covid-19 frontline warrior: Nurse embraces...

Covid-19 frontline warrior: Nurse embraces...

Bangladesh

Thu, Jul 16 2020

After 14 days in quarantine, the resolute nurse was eager to get back into the fray

OP-ED: What it means to be...

OP-ED: What it means to be...

Myat Moe Khaing

Sat, Jun 27 2020

We need to embrace a world of diversity

Coronavirus: 81% of transgenders facing...

Coronavirus: 81% of transgenders facing...

Coronavirus

Fri, May 29 2020

About 70% of the community has  borrowed money from friends and relatives during the lockdown

Impact of Coronavirus: Travails of transgender...

Impact of Coronavirus: Travails of transgender...

Nation

Thu, Apr 30 2020

'Since the coronavirus outbreak, we have been struggling as we have no savings'

Coronavirus: Transgenders hit hard as...

Coronavirus: Transgenders hit hard as...

Coronavirus

Sat, Apr 18 2020

There are around 100,000 transgender people in Bangladesh, transgender leader Joya Shikder says

The elusive goal for freedom

The elusive goal for freedom

Afra Nuarey

Tue, Mar 3 2020

The hijra community is still deprived of a standard quality of life

Ensuring equal rights for all

Ensuring equal rights for all

Nadim Zawad Akil

Tue, Jan 21 2020

The transgender community is not a burden on the rest of society