In a significant statement, the Centre on Thursday told the Supreme Court that the transgenders are treated as a recognised class in the country and are provided all the basic rights including right to vote and marry. >>>
Moved by the gruesome rape of a 23-year-old in a moving bus, eunuchs— a section of society ridiculed and abhorred by the majority, have formed a force that sarcastically calls itself ‘Chhakka Squad’. Its motive: to counter sexual harassment against women in the Capital. >>>
With dazzling make-up and stylish dresses, eunuchs roam across the provincial capital – from markets to parking and roads to residences. The more the society debates on their identity, the faster the eunuchs take to the streets for their rights.
Two groups of eunuchs came to blows over the 'boundaries' of their respective territories near Ambawadi on Wednesday afternoon. One group has filed a complaint of assault against the other with Ellisbridge police. >>>
A group of eunuchs warned on Thursday that if the killers of their guru were not arrested in two days they would hold protest demonstrations in all major cities of the province and hold a sit-in in front of the Supreme Court of Pakistan. >>>
The state capital is facing a new crime. A gang of fake eunuchs has been active in the city which flees after snatching away valuables from unsuspecting people. Three persons who posed themselves as eunuchs created terror in Vishvaiya Nagar locality, Shipra Path after they thrashed a family of a businessman and fled from the scene.
A movie called Common Gender about a love affair between a transgender person and a Hindu boy has become an indie hit in Bangladesh after a small release in only six theaters. Encouraged by this early success, the film's distributor Emanul Karim plans to extend its release nationwide and push cinema owners to extend its run in their theaters.
Over the last few years, including a eunuch has become a common practice in Pakistani theatre. The reasons behind this trend vary; while some say the person who plays the character of a eunuch always adds comic relief, Sharabeel says it may be linked to Bollywood. >>>
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Social Welfare, Sitara Ayaz has said that provincial government was taking all steps to facilitate the eunuchs and two percent quota in employments has been allocated for them as per the Supreme Court directives. >>>