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Transgender Issues

Photo of a woman in a pride parade, holding up a small queer pride flag

और जन्म हुआ गज़ल का !

तारशी की ईमैगज़ीन इन प्लेनस्पीक में हम इस महीने ‘बॉडी इमेज’ या शारीरिक छवि पर बात करेंगे। बॉडी इमेज वह है जो व्यक्ति अपने शरीर के बारे में सोचते हैं  - जो इस धारणा (अक्सर समाज द्वारा प्रेरित) पर आधारित है कि उन्हें अपने शरीर के बारे में क्या अच्छा लगता है और क्या नहीं।…
Illustration of a trans woman from the online comic 'Monaz Report', which is about a trans reporter

ILLUSTRATION REPORTAGE: MONAZ DIARY

Illustration Reportage: Monaz Diary About MONAZ DIARY Manish Nayak likes to call herself Monaz as she feels the name completes her. Monaz lives in Ahmedabad and works at the Civil Hospital as a senior ‘male’ nurse. Married at the age of 11, Monaz’s daughter was born when she was only 18. She calls herself a…
In Plainspeak English Audit In Plainspeak English Audit 100% 10 A photo of queer feminist activist Rudrani Chhetri. Her hair is tied up in a bun, and she is wearing a simple patterned top and jacket. She is also wearing gold earrings and a golden locket. Screen reader support enabled. A photo of queer feminist activist Rudrani Chhetri. Her hair is tied up in a bun, and she is wearing a simple patterned top and jacket. She is also wearing gold earrings and a golden locket.

Voices: Interview With Rudrani Chettri

On December 13, 2013 - Jasmine George  from TARSHI interviewed Rudrani Chettri, Director of Mitr Trust, a Community Based Organization (CBO) in New Delhi, India. Rudrani talked about her reaction to the Supreme Court's judgement on Section 377 as well as her work as the director of Mitr Trust. She also talked about the Hijra community…
A still from the movie "Tomboy", showing a young child in a white vest and blue jacket that's falling off her shoulders.

Reel Review: Tomboy – Innocent, Subversive, Powerful

Celine Sciamma’s ‘Tomboy’, is a brilliantly woven tale that dissolves rigid gender and sexual boundaries and defies quite a few dominant normative perceptions in the process. Laure (played by Zoe Heran) is 10, biologically assigned female but feels more comfortable in boys’ clothes. A tall, lanky body and cropped blonde hair aid her alternate personality…
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