Tag Archive | Transwoman

India: First Transgender Taxi Driver, And She Gets 5 Stars!

India: First Transgender Taxi Driver, And She Gets 5 Stars!

Lipstick in hand and phone at the ready, Meghna Sahoo darkens her eyes with kohl, combs her long, black hair and adjusts a dupatta scarf so she is primed for her first client of the day. Heralded as India’s first transgender cab driver, Sahoo drives in the eastern coastal state of Odisha, breaking into a […]

Australia: AFL blocks transgender footballer from AFLW Draft

Australia: AFL blocks transgender footballer from AFLW Draft

THE AFL (Australian-rules Football League) has blocked transgender footballer, Hannah Mouncey, from entering this year’s NAB AFL Women’s Draft, according to Marc McGowan of the AFL newsite, AFL.com.au. Mr McGowan writes that a subcommittee was formed to rule on Hannah’s eligibility, and its decision was based on analysis of transgender strength, stamina and physique, as […]

NI: International Conference on Coercive Control

NI: International Conference on Coercive Control

Date and time: SATURDAY 26TH NOVEMBER 2016 – 7.30pm until late. Venue: The Great Hall, Parliament Buildings, Stormont, Belfast, NI. Friday 25th November 2016 is International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and marks the start of the 16 days of events and awareness around the world, concluding 10th December 2016. To mark this event, […]

Casting Call For Transwoman Lead In Short Film

Casting Call For Transwoman Lead In Short Film

Are you transwoman and would like to star in a short film? Karen Healy, from Pondering Media, is working on a short film in Dublin, called Tuesday Night, a comedy about trans representation in media (and local planning permission controversies). They are casting the part of Lynne, a transwoman lead part in the film. It’s […]

India: First Trans Woman To Be Appointed Sub Inspector Of Police

India: First Trans Woman To Be Appointed Sub Inspector Of Police

The Madras High Court has ordered that transgender woman, K Prithika Yashini, be appointed as Sub Inspector of Police, as she deserves the appointment. The Tamil Nadu Uniformed Services Recruitment Board (TNUSRB) had initially rejected her application, and so Yashini brought her case to the High Court.