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Ellen Page Reveals She Is Not A Woman But A Transgender

HOLLYWOOD: Elliot Page, a 33-year-old Canadian-American actress who has acted like a woman in several films, web series and dramas, has revealed that she is not a ‘woman’ but a ‘transgender’. Elliot Page rose to prominence when she played a 14-year-old girl in the 2005 American thriller Hard Candy. Ellen ...

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Halle Berry withdraws from transgender role

BOLLYWOOD after facing backlash online, actress Halle Berry has pulled out of a transgender role she was supposed to play in an upcoming film. Over the weekend, the Oscar-winning actress revealed she would “probably” play a transgender man in her next film. “(The film is about) a character where the ...

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Transgender kids feel as much like girls or boys as non-trans counterparts

WASHINGTON: Transgender kids feel as much like girls or boys as their non-transgender counterparts, according to a major study of US children that allowed observers to see how the young people conformed to social gender norms. The authors of the study, researchers from the University of Washington who published their findings ...

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Transgender councillor elected in Bangladesh first

DHAKA: A transgender candidate has been elected as councillor for a rural Bangladeshi town, the first in the ultra-conservative Muslim-majority nation where laws still discriminate against sexual minorities. Pinki Khatun was elected as vice chair of a town council in the country’s west on Monday after beating her nearest rival ...

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Scarlett Johansson should be allowed any role

HOLLYWOOD: Scarlett Johansson thinks she should be ‘’allowed to play any person’’. The 34-year-old actress came under fire for accepting the role of a transgender man in the upcoming movie ‘Rub & Tug’ – a role which she exited after public outrage – but she has slammed the ‘’restriction’’ of ...

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Ukraine hosts biggest ever gay pride parade

KIEV: Ukrainian politicians and foreign diplomats joined thousands marching in a gay pride parade in Kiev, the biggest and most peaceful ever in the former Soviet country. Crowds of people, many dressed in bright colors, paraded along streets in the center of the Ukrainian capital, holding up banners saying “Diversity ...

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Transgender model Kami Sid breaks silence over rape allegations

LAHORE: Transgender activist and model Kami Sid  said she is innocent of all the allegations levelled against her and that she has never committed the ‘horrible crime’ she has been accused of. In a message posted on her Facebook account, the model and activist addressed the allegations against her of ...

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Malaysian millionaire under pressure ‘to stop being a transgender’

LONDON: A Malaysian millionaire hit back at conservative leaders after feeling pressure to ‘change back’ from being a transgender woman. Cosmetics mogul Safiey Ilias turned down an invitation to have tea last week with Mufti Datuk Seri Zulkifli Mohamad, according to Daily Mail. According to Ilias, previous meetings with other religious ...

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Miss Philippines wins 2018 Miss Universe crown

BANGKOK: Miss Philippines was crowned Miss Universe on Monday in Bangkok after a trailblazing ceremony praised for featuring its first transgender candidate but marred by gaffes about the English-speaking ability of two Asian contestants. Catriona Gray, 24, finished first ahead of the South African and Venezuelan finalists in the glittering ...

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Chile allows teens over 14 to change their legal sex

SANTIAGO: Lawmakers in Chile on Wednesday passed legislation allowing people as young as 14 to legally change their name and gender identity. The Chamber of Deputies passed the Gender Identity Law by a vote of 95-46. It allows people aged 18 and above to change their name and legal gender, ...

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