Posts tagged with ‘third gender’

This post by Danish Sheikh first appeared on Law and Other Things. In 2004, Kokila, a hijra in Karnataka, was brutally raped by ten men, only to be tortured by the police to whom she went to report this crime. Kokila [...]
This opinion piece by Danish Sheikh first appeared in The Indian Express on April 25, 2014. Speaking of the persecution of transgender individuals in India, the Supreme Court observes that the “moral failure lies [...]
This opinion piece by Arvind Narrain first appeared in DNA on 21 April 2014. The Supreme Court in National Legal Services Authority vs Union of India, in a sweeping, rights-affirming judgment for the first time in [...]