Genderqueer: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

One Year after the Decriminalisation of Article 377

Published: September 11, 2019

The Supreme Court’s decision in Navtej Johar v. Union of India decriminalized section 377. Section 377 of IPC Section 377 of IPC which criminalises homosexuality was introduced in the ear 1861 during the colonial rule. It refers to unnatural offences’ and says whoever voluntarily has carnal intercourse against the order of nature with any man, woman ..

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Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2019

Published: August 6, 2019

The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2019 was passed by the Lok Sabha. Features of the Bill Definition of a transgender person The Bill defines a transgender person as one whose gender does not match the gender assigned at birth. The definition encompasses trans-men and trans-women, persons with intersex variations, gender-queers, and persons with ..

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Kochi to get country’s first transgender school

Published: December 17, 2016

Sahaj International School will be the first residential transgender school in the country which is set to be inaugurated on December 30 at Kochi. The school will initially accommodate 10 transgenders and will be led by six transgenders working with the TransIndia Foundation. The students include a disabled person and a migrant. The students have ..

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