The PIL has sought social, economical and political inclusion and rehabilitation of the transgender community in Jammu and Kashmir, and their recognition as a marginalised and vulnerable section of the society.
The change of one’s name only becomes official after being published in the Gazette of India. For transgenders, there is another additional complication of producing the SRS (Sexual Reassignment Certificate). The lack of a gender-corresponding ID card complicated things further.
Manonmaniam Sundaranar University (MSU), a University based in Tirunelveli in Tamil Nadu, has announced that it will provide free education to transgender people taking admission under any of its institutions.
8 years ago, the Kathak dancer started a dance group called the Dancing Queens which is a tool to advocate gender and sexuality issues like coming out, family support, main streaming, stigma, violence, employment and education
Dhananjay Chauhan, a transgender rights activist currently pursuing Master’s of Human Rights and Duties at Panjab University, has successfully managed to push the University authorities to build a separate washroom for transgender persons in the University