Monday, 5 December, 2022
TopicTransgender Bill

Topic: Transgender Bill

Swachh Bharat’s first transgender toilets in MP is a giant leap: IAS officer

For decades, policy-making in India has treated transgenders as invisible while allocating funds for creation of public facilities. But inclusivity can't be reduced to a token exercise.

‘Murder of gender justice’ — activists urge President Kovind not to sign transgender bill

Trans-rights activists say the transgender bill will lead to complete disenfranchisement of the community.

Bill to protect rights of transgenders passed in Rajya Sabha

The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2019, aims to provide a mechanism for social, economic and educational empowerment of transgenders.

In Pictures: Delhi Queer Pride Parade takes on Transgender Bill 2019

The parade saw people march in support of trans rights and express their disapproval of the Transgender Bill 2019, calling it dehumanising and regressive.

‘Unscientific & regressive’ — why transgenders bill tabled in Rajya Sabha is contentious

The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill 2019 was tabled in the Rajya Sabha Wednesday, three months after the Lok Sabha cleared it.

‘Even the definition is off the mark’ — why transgenders are upset with Modi govt bill

Members of the community say the Modi government’s Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill overlooks several of their grievances. 

Bill to protect & empower transgenders introduced in Lok Sabha

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor reportedly wanted to oppose the introduction of the bill but couldn't as his party was protesting the Karnataka crisis.

Gurcharan Das wants a ‘strong state’ & Sajjid Chinoy wants a new policy agenda

The best of the day’s opinion, chosen and curated by ThePrint’s top editors.

On Women’s Day, I want a transgender law that won’t hurt one’s sense of self: Apsara Reddy

The Transgender Persons Bill puts the onus on a medical officer to tell trans individuals if they're 'good enough' to be who they truly are!

How 3 bills violate the rights of the very people they seek to empower

Breaking down the possible impact of three crucial bills, if passed.

On Camera

YourTurn

Megha Thakur was no run-of-the-mill pretty face, but an influencer who touched many lives

21-yr-old Indian-Canadian Instagram star and TikTok celebrity Megha Thakur, who died this week, subverted the expectations of a content creator by opening up her mind and heart.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

The National War Memorial at India Gate, New Delhi | Photo: Suchet Vir Singh | ThePrint

A walk around National War Memorial to read 8 stories of heroism on 51st anniversary of 1971 war

ThePrint walks around the National War Memorial at India Gate in New Delhi & looks back at the stories of those who sacrificed their lives in the war and were awarded top gallantry medals.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.