CALL TO BOYCOTT HRLN CONSULTATION ON THE 2016 TG BILL – STAND WITH SAMPOORNA WORKING GROUP.

For Context: The Human Rights Law Network (HRLN) recently called for a consultation to discuss the implementation of the 2014 NALSA judgement, and the government’s version of the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill 2016 (TG Bill 2016). The call for participation went to many NGOs, organisations and networks, and came to Sampoorna Working Group… Continue reading CALL TO BOYCOTT HRLN CONSULTATION ON THE 2016 TG BILL – STAND WITH SAMPOORNA WORKING GROUP.

Sampoorna Working Group Response to MSJE's Rights of Transgender Persons Bill, 2015

Dear Smt Ghazala Meenai, Joint Secretary (SD), Room No. 616, ‘A’ Wing, Shastri Bhawan, New Delhi-110001 Dear Madam, This document has been structured as follows: 1. Overall comments 2. Key points 3. Chapter-wise comments Submitted by the Sampoorna Working Group: Anindya, Deen, Gee, Nadika, Satya OVERALL COMMENTS 1. The time frame allocated to us for… Continue reading Sampoorna Working Group Response to MSJE's Rights of Transgender Persons Bill, 2015

Reaching for equality and the perils of a missing voice

Guest Post by Cianán B Russell  There is a desperately small number of opportunities for folks dedicated to the eradication of global sexism to come together, and even fewer of these with a focus specifically on masculinities and their impact on sexism. As transgender issues become more of a fixture in the media, these conversations have… Continue reading Reaching for equality and the perils of a missing voice

Reaching for equality and the perils of a missing voice

There is a desperately small number of opportunities for folks dedicated to the eradication of global sexism to come together, and even fewer of these with a focus specifically on masculinities and their impact on sexism. As transgender issues become more of a fixture in the media, these conversations have naturally shifted to include the… Continue reading Reaching for equality and the perils of a missing voice