News List

French university introduces gender-neutral toilets in nationwide first

The University of Tours in central-west France has become the first in the country to offer gender-neutral toilets, in an effort to make transgender students feel more comfortable. Read more

Kashmir Transgenders Move HC for Reservation in Jobs, Education

In September 2014, the GoI had sought a clarification from the court on whether lesbians, gays and bisexuals qualify as “third gender”. Read more

Combating Bias in Medicine

Insights from HMS course offer model to counter inequitable care Read more

Man sues for recognition as woman

The High Court is on Friday set to hear a landmark case in which a transgender woman, Tshepo Ricki Kgositau, is contesting government’s refusal to change the gender marker on her identity documents. Read more

6 ways to support transgender and nonbinary people right now

It can be easy to feel helpless when in just a few tweets, the president announces a ban on an entire group of people from the military based on gender — and when Congress is threatening to take health care away from millions. Read more

Trump’s Transgender Ban Could Force Out Thousands of Service Members

President Trump has announced that transgender Americans will not be allowed to serve “in any capacity” in the U.S. military, a move that could affect thousands of people serving in the armed forces and which resulted in almost immediate pushback from influential Republicans. Read more

How watching porn can cause erectile dysfunction

An international study found that the percentage of men below 40 who suffer erectile dysfunction has skyrocketed in the last 15 years, from between 2% and 5% to 30%. Read more

Minnesota Schools Adopt Transgender Toolkit for Kindergartners

A "transgender toolkit" for public schools in Minnesota advises teachers to call children "scholars" instead of boys and girls. Read more

Steps to improve medical education discussed

Punjab Additional Chief Secretary Shamail Ahmad Khawaja presided over a meeting of the special committee for further improvement and transparency of examination system in public and private medical colleges at Civil Secretariat on Thursday. Read more

Shortage of eligible men has left women taking desperate steps to preserve their fertility, experts

The first global study into egg freezing found that shortages of eligible men were the prime reason why women had attempted to take matters into their own hands. Read more



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