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Congratulations to India's transgender communities on the historic Supreme Court ruling of April 15, 2014. Celebration at Sahodaran office, 5:30 pm (Tue)

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May 17, 2014: IDAHO-T call to global leaders to end violence against LGBTQI people

Orinam invites LGBTQI groups and all collectives that endorse gender justice to sign this call for world leaders to end discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity on the occasion of IDAHO-T, May 17, 2014

Thoughts on the Supreme Court Judgment on Transgender Recognition and Rights

Reflections on the NALSA judgement, and possibilities and limitations of identity biopolitics as the basis for trans* rights and citizenship.


Cavin’s fragmented memories, and the fear he lives with, remain the only witnesses of the sexual abuse he experienced as a child.

Growing into LGBTQ activism: Vikram, Chennai

Orinam volunteer Vikram S. writes about hir journey into LGBTQ activism, via personal experiences of the tyranny of gender norms.