Beauty pageant show Miss Evergreen Bangladesh held their audition round today at a five-star hotel in Gulshan. Amongst the contestants Radiya Tehrin Uthso, a transgender woman, received a yes card to enter the competition. This is the first time a transgender person entered a beauty pageant show.
Canada is set to field the first transgender cricketer in an official international match after Danielle McGahey was named in the squad for a qualifying tournament for the 2024 Women's T20 World Cup.
Nazrul Islam Ritu is the first transgender elected union parishad chairperson in Bangladesh. The 44-year-old activist and politician was born on 15 June, 1979, and lives in Trilochanpur, Jhenaidah District, where she is the chairman of Union 6.
Learning about gender rights, intersectionality and equality is an important part of education
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.
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.
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.
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.