Transgender

November 17, 2022
November 17, 2022

Working with real-life transgender an incredible experience: Nawazuddin Siddiqui

The highly anticipated film, “Haddi” starring Nawazuddin Siddiqui as a transgender woman, has been the talk of the town since the time the first look was dropped.

May 30, 2022
May 30, 2022

Transwoman says uncle trying to grab property, isolating family

For months, relatives and influential locals of the Baropur Talukdarpara in Bogura's Sadar upazila socially isolated a transgender woman's family – allegedly in an attempt to grab their property.

February 8, 2022
February 8, 2022

Opening up the world of beauty to transgenders

Namira Huq Badhon, previously known for her incredible success as a dress and jewellery designer, talks about her aspirations of working with transgenders ever since she was a child herself.

November 23, 2021
November 23, 2021

15 questions with Tashnuva Anan Shishir

On today’s episode of 15 Questions With, we sat down with Tashnuva Anan Shishir, a human rights activist, model, actress, dancer and Bangladesh's first transgender news anchor, paving the way for future job opportunities and wellbeing of the community.

September 17, 2018
September 17, 2018

Transgender delegation calls on PM

A five-member transgender delegation calls on Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to express their gratitude for the government recognition of them as the “third gender”.

May 13, 2016
May 13, 2016

US gives directive to schools on transgender bathroom access

Public schools must permit transgender students to use bathrooms and locker rooms consistent with their chosen gender identity, according to an Obama administration directive issued amid a court fight between the federal government and North Carolina.

September 1, 2015
September 1, 2015

Celebration of the third gender

Hijras or transgenders have a special place in South Asian history as semi-sacred people and this culture prevails in India, some parts of Sri Lanka, Pakistan and Bangladesh.

May 22, 2015
May 22, 2015

Providing jobs for transgender community

WE are heartened to note that the government is taking active steps to integrate the marginalised transgender community into mainstream society.

May 20, 2015
May 20, 2015

Govt mulls accommodating transgenders in service sector

The government is considering bringing Hijras or transgender community into society by offering them different service oriented jobs including the police service.