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Navarasa, usually a part of the classical dance repertoire, found a real-life representation when nine artistes of the transgender community ‘enacted’ their life stories. (Photo | Express)

The Emotional Ride of artistes of the transgender community

In a first-of-its-kind show in the city, nine artistes of the transgender community ‘enacted’ their life stories on stage using navarasa — the nine emotions

Published on 28th June 2022
Vignesh C of ‘Dads of Meenakshi’ - LGBTQIA, gay parents

Dads of Meenakshi: How an Insta account is normalising the idea of gay men raising a child

"I’m a Tamilian from Madurai and my partner is an Italian. We’ve battled our share of hurtful stigmas from coming out to our parents," says Vignesh C, the man behind the Instagram posts

Published on 2nd April 2022
Illustration: Sourav Roy

For the dawn of dignity

The term ‘third gender’ finds a place in too many areas of life, despite active opposition from the transgender community

Published on 31st March 2022
The club has around 20 trans members so far

Rotary Club of Madras Elite has only transmen/transwomen members, becoming the first Rotary club in India to do so!

“It is our parent club that took the initiative to make this happen and we thank them for it,” says Arun Karthick, charter president

Published on 1st March 2022
Customer footfall has increased at Transgender Tasty Hut. (Photo| Ashwin Prasath, EPS)

Transgender Tasty Hut: Social media saves Chennai transwoman Shaina Banu from third gender stigma

After enduring years of emotional turmoil and economic hardships, Shaina had found her life's purpose in March 2021 with her entrepreneurial venture - Transgender Tasty Hut.

Published on 20th January 2022
Actress Mj Rodriguez creates history by becoming the first Black trasngender woman to bag a Golden Globe award

Actress Mj Rodriguez creates history, becomes first Black transgender woman to win Golden Globe

The 31-year-old actress earned the title of Best Actress in a Drama Series for her role as Blanca Rodriguez-Evangelista in the hit show Pose, which revolves around the drag culture of the 1980s

Published on 10th January 2022
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Himanshu Srivastava

This art event by Manahprasada aims to provide COVID relief to the transgender community 

The artworks are by Himanshu Srivastava and are all inspired by ancient Indian scriptures

Published on 25th June 2021

Elliot Page: 'I would ask my mom if I could be a boy someday'

"I felt like a boy. I wanted to be a boy. I would ask my mom if I could be someday," Elliot Page told a leading magazine. 

Published on 17th March 2021
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Shanti Banaras’ photo essay Akhatya highlights the lives of 8 transgender women

The campaign features the women in the label’s Banarasi weaves

Published on 15th March 2021
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'Umbrella Academy' star Elliot Page, formerly known as Ellen Page, comes out as transgender

On Tuesday, Elliot Page of Juno fame came out as transgender. He has been receiving love and support from Hollywood and across the globe for the same. 

Published on 2nd December 2020
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'Appreciate Akshay ji for doing such a strong film': Transgender activist Laxmi Tripathi

Activist Laxmi Narayan Tripathi, who has watched the horror-comedy Laxmii starring Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar, says the film represents the transgender community very respectfully.

Published on 10th November 2020
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Apple celebrates World Emoji Day with a sneak peek into upcoming new emojis such as bubble tea and transgender symbol

The newest emoji designs including bubble tea, boomerang, transgender symbol, dodo, beaver, nesting dolls, coin, anatomical heart, lungs, ninja, and tamale

Published on 17th July 2020
Akshay Kumar in Laxmmi Bomb

"I felt very graceful wearing a sari for my role," says Akshay Kumar who plays a transgender in the upcoming film Laxmmi Bomb

Laxmmi Bomb is set to release on Disney+Hostar, it's directed by Raghava Lawrence

Published on 29th June 2020

  Celebrities from different walks of life extend help to the LGBT community

NGOs headed by a motley group of elites come to the rescue of the LGBT community during the lockdown

Published on 11th May 2020

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