Rights of Transgender persons

X v. NCT: One Step Closer to a Rights-Based Approach to Abortion in India?

X v. NCT: One Step Closer to a Rights-Based Approach to Abortion in India?

Image Description: A graffiti art piece depicting a uterus with the words ‘My Choice’ written above. In last month’s decision in X v. The Principal Secretary, Health and Family Welfare...
Do Not Thwart Women’s Employment, Facilitate It: Indian Supreme Court Strikes Down Arbitrary Gender-Based Restrictions to Restaurant Orchestras

Do Not Thwart Women’s Employment, Facilitate It: Indian Supreme Court Strikes Down Arbitrary Gender-Based Restrictions to Restaurant Orchestras

Image description: A group of women, many of whom are smiling or laughing. The Indian Supreme Court recently delivered a pathbreaking judgment reminding the State of its obligation to facilitate...
Y v. Poland: Trans Rights and Strasbourg’s Search for a Proper Discrimination Theory

Y v. Poland: Trans Rights and Strasbourg’s Search for a Proper Discrimination Theory

Image Description: Seven small Trans rights flags erected on grass. There are flowers growing in the background. On 17.2.22 the ECtHR passed judgment in another trans-rights case, finding that the...
The Need for Anti-Discrimination Laws in the Private Sector for the LGBTQ Community in India

The Need for Anti-Discrimination Laws in the Private Sector for the LGBTQ Community in India

Image description: A person holding a poster saying ‘protect LGBTQ workers now’. In 2018, the Supreme Court of India delivered a historic judgement in Navtej Singh Johar v. UOI, which...
ARTS Bill: A Setback to Procreational Rights of the Queer Community in India?

ARTS Bill: A Setback to Procreational Rights of the Queer Community in India?

Image description: Several people gathered on either side of a Pride (rainbow) flag. First approved by the Union Cabinet in 2020, the Assisted Reproductive Technology (Regulation) Bill was passed in...
Conversion Therapy Banned in Canada: A Wake-Up Call for Others

Conversion Therapy Banned in Canada: A Wake-Up Call for Others

Image Description: A 6-colour (Rainbow) Pride Flag flying in the sky. The rays of the sun are falling on the Flag. Background “Conversion therapy” is an umbrella term used to...
Pakistan’s Inspirational Transgender Persons’ Law- Some Years Later

Pakistan’s Inspirational Transgender Persons’ Law- Some Years Later

The Parliament of Pakistan had passed the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act in May 2018 and it might be worth revisiting and appraising this Act. This is because it...

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