The controversy stemming from a matchmaking ad placed by a gay Indian man's mother may have a delicious conclusion. 

June 17 2015 4:05 AM

Last time Manbi Bandopadhyay visited Krishnagar Women's College in West Bengal, she toured the school with her adopted son and a transgender friend. When she returns, she will run the college.

May 28 2015 2:31 PM

Harish Iyer's mom meant well but ruffled some progressive feathers by indicating a preferred caste in the ad seeking a husband for her son.

May 20 2015 4:21 PM

The U.S. consulate remains unclear on how to process visas like that of Aruta Alpesh Soni, who identifies among India's legally recognized "third genders."

May 09 2015 2:10 PM

New film I's popular director and star cannot shake activists who are demanding an apology for the movie's demeaning, hypersexual portrayal of a trans woman.

January 21 2015 2:34 PM

The U.N. Secretary General criticized laws that criminalize sodomy in a speech given in India, which recently reinstated its own ban on same-sex sex.

January 17 2015 12:42 PM

Three hijra — India's legally recognized trans or third gender citizens — have taken part in an a bold new health campaign titled, 'Love Your Breasts. Or Lose Your Breasts.'

January 09 2015 3:06 PM

For the first time in history, a city in India has elected a transgender Mayor.

January 04 2015 3:04 PM Updated

India's government is considering how to aid its disenfranchised trans citizens with educational incentives and pensions in a new welfare proposal draft.

December 15 2014 2:41 PM