The country has repealed its colonial-era laws that directly discriminated against homosexual and transgender identities and also explicitly interpreted Article 15 of the Constitution to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. But many legal protections have not been provided for, including same-sex marriage. Transgender people in India are allowed to change their legal gender post- sex reassignment surgery under legislation passed in , and have a constitutional right to register themselves under a third gender. Additionally, some states protect hijras , a traditional third gender population in South Asia through housing programmes, and offer welfare benefits, pension schemes, free operations in government hospitals as well as other programmes designed to assist them. There are approximately , transgender people in India. In , in the landmark decision of Navtej Singh Johar v.
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Apparently, women are all on notice — if you give birth to a child and are single, you must say goodbye to your physical needs. Pooja Srinivasaraja, director of a global food chain, points out how women are expected to adhere to many rules that somehow seem to place them in a moral compass. The double standards However, unlike Olivia Wilde, who had to endure unsolicited moral instructions and condemnation from strangers on Twitter about her sexual affiliations, men are usually praised for their sexual desires. His friends too look up to him as being a talent of sorts.
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Some dating apps like Bumble have flourished even under COVIDrelated social distancing, as people who stay at home turn to instant messaging to seek romance. The company had 42 million monthly active users as of the end of September, out of which 2. Bumble, whose eponymous dating app allows women to initiate introductions, was founded in by Whitney Wolfe Herd after an acrimonious departure from rival app Tinder, which she had co-founded. Wolfe Herd, 31, had sued Tinder alleging that her co-founders subjected her to sexual harassment. Match had filed a lawsuit against Bumble alleging intellectual property infringement.
Doctors are having their second dose of the Covid vaccine delayed, amid concern from medical organisations about the policy to widen the gap between injections and the threat to medics and their patients if they are not fully protected. A survey of doctors across the UK by the campaign group Everydoctor found that medics in many places who had had their first dose of a Covid vaccine had since had their appointments for the second dose cancelled. The government announced last Wednesday that it was shifting its vaccination policy to delay the period between administering the two doses from the recommended three to four weeks to 12 weeks, as it made frontline health and care staff a key priority group for vaccination. The change aims to give as many people as possible some immunity from one jab as soon as possible, rather than half that number maximum immunity with two.