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Transgender rights under fire; Lawsuit against athletes in Connecticut

Three high school athletes in Connecticut, USA, have filed a lawsuit threatening transgender athletes eligibility to compete. Represented by the Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF), the suit targets two other high school transgender athletes, Terry Miller and Andraya Yearwood, who are being represented by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). The suit claims that allowing male-to-female […]

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Hijra: India’s historical relationship with gender and sexuality

Hijra are a community of people that reside predominantly in South Asia. According to the BBC, the word hijra encompasses transgender people, transsexual people, cross-dressers, eunuchs and transvestites. Essentially, they are widely defined as not conforming to common gender and sex binaries. Some Hijras are born intersex, but most tend to be born with male […]