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 […]

Transgender from Oregon gives birth to a boy

Reese, who was assigned the female gender at birth, posted a video in March explaining his decision to carry a baby as a transgender man. He had stopped taking testosterone to prepare for the pregnancy. Both Leo and Reese were in good health after the birth, the couple wrote on Facebook

Transgender from Oregon gives birth to a boyTrystan Reese, a transgender man living in Portland, Oregon, has given birth to a boy with his partner of seven years, Biff Chaplow. Their son, Leo Murray Chaplow, was born July 14. Leo is the couple’s first biological child, but they are no strangers to parenting: Reese and Chaplow adopted Chaplow’s niece and nephew in […]

Transgender’s transition from a man to a woman

By overcoming all the obstacles, a transgender woman who experienced gender identity disorder by birth itself. Sukanyeah who is seeking treatment at a leading hospital in Mumbai, will undergo a final surgery which will fully transform her into woman

Transgender’s transition from a man to a womanSukanyeah Krishna, is a 21 years old transgender woman, who belongs to Ernakulam, Kochi, Kerala, she always felt that she was a girl and used to be confused while being around with boys. By her birth itself, she experienced gender dysphoria, also known as gender identity disorder. “I questioned my parents by asking them why I […]