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India recognises transgenders as 'third gender'

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India's Supreme Court has recognised transgender people as a third gender, in a landmark ruling that may offer gay people a glimmer of hope.
"It is the right of every human being to choose their gender," the court said in granting rights to those who identify themselves as neither male nor female.
The court ordered the government to provide transgender people with quotas in jobs and education in line with other minorities, as well as key amenities.

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India recognises transgenders as 'third gender'

  1. 1. India's Supreme Court has recognised transgender people as a third gender, in a landmark ruling that may offer gay people a glimmer of hope. "It is the right of every human being to choose their gender," the court said in granting rights to those who identify themselves as neither male nor female. The court ordered the government to provide transgender people with quotas in jobs and education in line with other minorities, as well as key amenities.
  2. 2. There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power. They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues. They are the messengers of overwhelming grief, of deep contrition, and of unspeakable love.

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