It was a tiny relief for Swapna, but a giant leap for the entire transgender community. Thanks to the Madras high court, Swapna became the first person in the country to choose her own sex, and get a legal stamp for it, too. Her school and college certificates show her sex as 'male', but Swapna has now chosen to be socially recognised as a transgender and be officially treated as a 'woman'. >>>
There is still not much acceptance for transsexuals here, experts say. That's because mainstream society is still not comfortable with the notion of transgender identity, say psychiatrists and people who work with the transgender community here.
I’ve noticed that there seems to be some confusion about what a TERF* is so, here’s a quick guide to help you figure out if you’re a TERF. Chances are that you’re a TERF if you believe that you’re a feminist when you…
1.) Claim that transwomen are cismen, that transmen are ciswomen and purposefully misgender transpeople.
2.) Out transpeople to employers.