Ten years after it was introduced, India's national digital identity system is becoming ubiquitous in the country, even as large numbers of homeless and transgender people are excluded and many denied essential services. A group of transgender people were ruthlessly beaten up by policemen in Uttar Pradesh's Meerut today, after a clash allegedly erupted between two rival factions. Gay and transgender people held at a large Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention center in New Mexico have faced physical and verbal abuse and were placed in solitary confinement after complaining about it, according to a complaint civil rights groups sent to the US agency Monday. World News Reuters Wednesday January 23, The US Supreme Court on Tuesday let President Donald Trump enforce his policy barring certain transgender people from joining or staying in the military as the justices put on hold lower court rulings blocking the plan on constitutional grounds. The administration of US President Donald Trump is considering a proposal to narrowly define gender as a biological, immutable condition determined by birth genitalia, The New York Times reported on Sunday.
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People who are transgender feel a disconnect between their own internal concept of their gender and the gender roles made by their society. For example, someone born male may not feel much, if any, connection to what his culture has defined as being "masculine" and may instead strongly identify with what is typically defined as being "feminine. Some transgender people's sense of difference is so strong that they identify as transsexual and believe their assigned sex at birth was wrong and that their correct sex is one that aligns with their internal feelings. In general, transgender is an umbrella term than can include transsexual, as well as other related terms, such as transvestite. The word transgender historically as well as within the context of this essay refers to people who defy societal expectations regarding gender. Transgender people of all kinds, including transsexual people, can be gay, lesbian, bisexual, or asexual.
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Transgender people have a gender identity or gender expression that differs from their sex assigned at birth. Being transgender is independent of sexual orientation :  transgender people may identify as heterosexual, homosexual, bisexual , asexual , or may decline to label their sexual orientation. The term transgender is also distinguished from intersex , a term that describes people born with physical sex characteristics "that do not fit typical binary notions of male or female bodies".
You don't have to search hard today to find a transgender in the world around you. The reality is that there are more transgender people than you actually think, because their lives usually go unnoticed. However, in the recent years, transgender people have been talked a lot, because they have been spotted everywhere from the runway to the red carpet and from the cover of Time magazine to your TV screen. And the year was a great year for transgender people because they really rose to the popularity and even enjoyed a series of legal victories that now entitle them to receive healthcare and other facilities. Keep reading to learn more about them.