Lack of hospitals, surgeons deprive transgenders of surgery

Karnataka yet to provide subsidized Sex Re-assignment Surgery (SRS) for transgender communities after the Karnataka state transgender policy gets state cabinet nod. Surbhi Shah Murali, a.k.a. Manali has only two hospitals to consider for her Sex Re-assignment Surgery (SRS) as the other hospitals are expensive. She is still waiting for the government to implement the […]

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Public transgender restrooms, a basic right denied

Toilets in Bengaluru are still about binary ideas of male and female. By Apoorva GS There are no separate restrooms for the transgender community in Bengaluru. Thousands of non-binary people in the city face discrimination and are subjected to nasty remarks, every time they visit a toilet designated for either males or females. “Whenever I […]

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Transgender Remembrance Day

Remembering the ones we lost this year. Bengaluru, Nov. 20, 2018: On International Transgender Remembrance Day, the world remembers the ones who lost their lives due to transphobia this year. There have been several cases of transpeople being lynched, murdered, and incarcerated. People from across the world showed respect on twitter. GLAAD, a LGBT-centric organization, […]

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Activism in Bangalore

The scenario in Bangalore when it comes to different genres of activism. Bangalore, Sept. 18, 2018: Bangalore’s stage in activism being evolving in various ways, there are different forms of activism that take place depending on the issue that it revolves around. Protests taking place on different issues like the fundamental rights, agriculture, women empowerment, […]

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