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Breaking: Bombay High Court Orders Maha Govt To Direct Educational Institutions To Enable Retrospective Name & Gender Change For Transgender Persons @CourtUnquote #BombayHighCourt #LGBTQIA…
The court observed that "an institute (cannot) be permitted to force upon the Petitioner a name, identity or a gender that the Petitioner has chosen to reject in preference to some other,"

#BombayHighCourt #TransgenderRights #LGBTQ
A division bench of Justices Gautam Patel and Neela Gokhale passed the order on transgender person's plea to retrospectively change their name in Tata Institute of Social Science's records and issue fresh certificates.
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#TransgenderRights: Assam Government's initiative of establishing a Transgender Welfare Board which aims to end discrimination & sexual harassment faced by the community & tackle other issues that make them vulnerable, is encouraging. @CMOfficeAssam…
Trans people have faced systemic discrimination for decades and become particularly vulnerable during the #Covid_19 pandemic. We urge the Board to take targeted steps to ameliorate the detrimental effects of COVID-19 on the trans community.

We also urge other states to implement the judgment of the Supreme Court of India in #NALSA v Union of India in both letter and spirit and actively work towards the welfare and empowerment of trans-persons.
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