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Transgender Rights

Ayushmann And Aparshakti Khurrana To Live In The Same Apartment Worth Rs 19 Cr And 7 Cr

Jan 11, 2022 Outlook Web Bureau

According to reports, Ayushmann Khurrana and Aparshakti Khurrana have bought properties in the same housing complex.

Harry Potter Author JK Rowling’s Transphobic Tweet Creates A Stir Again

Dec 15, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Harry Potter author JK Rowling has been slammed on social media for her latest transphobic tweet.

How A Transgender Person Found The Happiness Of Motherhood

The journey to what is now a happy and content life for the mother-daughter duo was not an easy one.

Kerala Govt School Introduces Gender Neutral Uniform

Nov 22, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

As the country was debating a recent gender sensitivity manual issued by NCERT, Kerala government has come up with unisex (gender neutral) uniforms for its students.

Manjamma Jogathi: A Journey From Pain To Liberation

Manjamma Jogathi is today known as Matha B Manjamma Jogathi, the transgender dancer who received Padma Shri for her contribution to art. Here's her journey so far.

25 August, 2021

AAP MLA Launches 'Mission Sahara' To Help Transgender Community

Outlook Web Desk

AAP MLA Raghav Chadha distributed free ration kits, comprising rice, wheat, oil and spices, among transgenders in Delhi's Rajinder Nagar constituency under the initiative.

12 July, 2021

Left Out Of Covid Vaccination Drive, Says Transgender Community In Rajasthan

Tabeenah Anjum

Despite clear directive from the social justice and empowerment department, the vaccination drive for transgender community is yet to begin in the state.

21 June, 2021

Laurel Hubbard: First Transgender Athlete Set To Compete At Tokyo Olympics

Associated Press (AP)

Hubbard was among five weightlifters confirmed Monday in New Zealand's team for Tokyo. At 43, she will also be the oldest weightlifter at the games

14 May, 2021

A Pin-Prick Of Hope: 40 Transgenders Given Covid-19 Jab In Guwahati

Dipankar Roy

Assam, the first state to launch such a drive, will vaccinate more than 500 from the community in Kamrup (Metro) district next week.

17 April, 2021

UNDP And Partners Launch Framework Document On Transgender Welfare In India

Outlook Web Bureau

The document is expected to provide a roadmap for the welfare of the transgender community at the grassroot level.

15 March, 2021

Meet Archie Singh, The First Indian To Become Second Runner-Up At Miss International Trans

Outlook Web Bureau

Women are women, I don’t feel transwomen need to be seen in a different light, said Archie as she won the title


06 March, 2021

Meet The Only Trans-Woman Heading A Covid Vaccine Centre In India

Intifada P Basheer

Dr Aqsa Shaikh, nodal officer at Jamia Hamdard, has the distinction of being the first transgender woman to helm a Covid-19 vaccination centre in the country.

04 March, 2021

Defying Stereotypes, Chhattisgarh Police Recruit 14 Transgenders As Constables

Outlook Web Bureau

A senior government official claimed that this is the first time that transgender persons have been inducted into the state police force.

02 January, 2021

Sanjay Suri: I Don’t Compartmentalise Films Into Hetro Or LGBT Community

Lachmi Deb Roy

In an exclusive conversation with Outlook, actor-producer Sanjay Suri talks about his LGBTQ-themed film ‘We Are’ which he is co-producing.

23 December, 2020

US Congress Approves USD 25 Million For Democracy, Gender Programmes In Pakistan


The US Congress approved USD 25 million civilian aid package for Pakistan to strengthen democracy and promote women's rights in the South Asian country.

07 December, 2020

Transgenders To Have Separate Category In Prisoners Data, Centre Tells Delhi HC


The ASG said that the communication was issued on December 4 and therefore, nothing remains in the petition.

03 December, 2020

Include Third Gender In National Film Awards; Film Critic Utpal Datta Writes To Prez Kovind


Datta says inclusion will not only embolden artistes belonging to third gender but will also help them attain due recognition.


25 November, 2020

Transgender Community Can Get ID Cards, Certificates Online After Govt Launches Portal


Once the certificate and I-card are issued, the applicant can download them from the portal itself.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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‘Laab’ In The Mountains

He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.

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Play Us A Memory, Violin Man

They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.

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It’s Just Numbers, Love

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz