Tag Archives: hijra

Non-Binary Genders and Intersex Individuals 

A scientific and historical look at non-binary gender identities and intersex individuals. Here’s the videographer’s description of this production: I want to examine in a little more detail the realities of sex and gender diversity, viewed through a biological and … Continue reading

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Hum Hain Happy – 6 Pack Band

A fun, catchy cover of Happy by a band made up of hijra, (transgender) Indians.

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Shocking! Conditions So Bad That Transgender Indians Demand Mercy Killing – The Hindu

In a jaw dropping development in India, some transgender, (also known has Hijra), activists say their lives are so miserable that they want mercy killing because of government inaction. This is simply intolerable and demands action now! Here is the … Continue reading

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India: Transgender stands for office after landmark Supreme Court ruling | NDTV.com

In India a Trans* Woman has decided to stand for office in India. She is well qualified and is embarking on an historic candidacy that could be improved for India’s Trans*/Hijra Community… Chennai: With a tight budget and a humble autorickshaw, … Continue reading

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Queer Story of The Day & Headlines – India’s Top Court Recognizes Third Gender + Headlines From Huffington Post Gay Voices

Today’s feature story concerns a victory for Indian Transgender population known as hijra, (there are several other names used as well). Following that are today’s Huffington Post Gay Voices headlines. India’s Top Court Recognizes Third Gender Category By NIRMALA GEORGE … Continue reading

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A look at transgender and Hijra communities – Queer language – The Hindu

This is an interesting although somewhat problematic article in it’s use of pronouns and the implication in a part not excerpted, that sexual abuse plays a role in someone becoming hours. I have always contented that abuse suffered by LGBTIQ … Continue reading

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Bangladesh officially recognizes hijra as separate gender | Gay Star News

A step forward in this conservative Muslim country… A third gender will recognize hijra, often seen as similar to trans or intersex people, in all official government documents – See more at: http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/bangladesh-officially-recognizes-hijra-separate-gender121113 Posted from Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA, … Continue reading

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