In a first for India, a medical college in Kerala offers free medical aid to transgenders

In a first, a medical college in Kerala, namely Kottayam Medical College has started this initiative of offering free medical services for the transgender on the first Tuesday of every month. The initiative, began in May this year, and is a college approach that will, if proved successful, encourage other medical colleges in the state to do the same

In a first for India, a medical college in Kerala offers free medical aid to transgendersDirty looks, judgmental opinions, disgusting giggles and snide remarks are all a part of visiting any doctor for most transgender people in the country. In a first, a medical college in Kerala- Kottayam Medical College has started this initiative of offering free medical services for the transgenders on the first Tuesday of every month. Adithi, […]

Pune witnesses rise in sexually transmitted diseases among LGBT community

A rise in the Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) in Pune city among the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) community has puzzled the city doctors. The increasing use of online apps by the community in order to facilitate casual sexual relationships has increased the risk of STI’s

Pune witnesses rise in sexually transmitted diseases among LGBT communityDoctors and activists say that with continuous awareness campaigns on safe sex; STIs such as gonorrhoea, genital warts and syphilis had come under control in the last one decade. But since the last one year incidences of these STIs have increased in the city. Take the case of Rajiv (name changed) a transgender who approached […]