KATHMANDU, Oct 20: Esan Regmi who identifies himself as an intersex person was not allowed to give his master’s exams at Kailali Multiple Campus. The exam center accused him of being a ‘fake student’ on the first day of the exams.

Fans, as well as moviemakers of the movie ‘Maruni’ were hopeful that it would be a blockbuster as it featured one of the hit actress Samragyee RL Shah. Samragyee who is one of the expensive actresses of Nepali film fraternity was portraying the character of a transgender.

Valentina Sampaio has become the first openly transgender model hired by Victoria’s Secret nearly a year after a top company official was pressured to apologize for implying trans women are off-brand.

KUALA LUMPUR, March 29: Shika Corona strums her guitar on a Kuala Lumpur stage, the crowd dancing as she launches into a chorus, “Gender doesn’t lie between your thighs!”

Anjali Lama made history in 2017 as the first transgender model to walk the runway at India’s premier fashion week

BANGKOK, Feb 15: As Pinit Ngarmpring, he was a CEO and sports promoter, well known in the world of Thai soccer. Now, under her preferred new name of Pauline Ngarmpring, she’s pursuing a bid to become the country’s first transgender prime minister.

NEW DELHI, Jan 16: For decades Laxmi Narayan Tripathi has fought India's conservative laws and beliefs to put her transgender community on a par with the rest of society, and now she has notched up a new milestone.

Famous Nepali model and transgender-actor Bhumika Shrestha stated, “I am a female and I love living life like this.”

"HISTORY MADE! @christineforvt just became the first trans/non-binary gubernatorial candidate from a major political party in American history!" tweeted the Victory Fund, an organization that supports LGBTQ candidates.Hallquist transitioned while heading the Vermont Electricity Coop, several years before launching her gubernatorial bid.In 2015, "Christine made the decision, after years of holding it inside, to come out as her true self, a transgender woman, becoming the first business leader in the country to transition while in office," according to her campaign's website. "Working to ensure that Vermont remains the special, inclusive and progressive place that it has always been... is what motivates Christine to seek the honor and opportunity to serve the people of Vermont as its next governor," it says.Hallquist beat out James Ehlers, a Navy veteran and environmentalist, and Brenda Siegel, the executive director of a dance festival, to win the Democratic nomination.Also among the primary candidates was 14-year old schoolboy Ethan Sonneborn, who took advantage of a quirk in the constitution of the bucolic northeastern state that imposes no age limit on running for governor.His website proclaims him a champion for middle- and working-class families, with "the right ideas" on healthcare reform, economic development and education -- never mind that he's still years from graduating high school.But despite praise for Sonneborn's "maturity" and political awareness, his campaign attracted calls for Vermont lawmakers to close the loophole."I think we should probably take a look at that to be perfectly honest," Governor Scott told reporters when asked if he thought 14-year-olds should be eligible to run."I think you should at least be able to get your driver's license at the time that you become governor."

People who are labeled as transgender are viewed as less attractive dating partners, according to new research published in Social Psychological and Personality Science. The new study, which was conducted with heterosexual college students, indicates that gender identity affects perceptions of attractiveness.

ENGLAND, July 3: Some 40 secondary schools in England have banned girls from wearing skirts, one month after a school in Oxfordshire recommended it's male students wear them to deal with soaring temperatures. Schools are opting for gender-neutral uniforms to encompass transgender students, with others consulting on a ban.

PALM BEACH, Fla. March 24:  President Donald Trump released an order Friday night banning most transgender troops from serving in the military except under “limited circumstances,” following up on his calls last year to ban transgender individuals from serving.

CHICAGO, Feb 5: Far more U.S. teens than previously thought are transgender or identify themselves using other nontraditional gender terms, with many rejecting the idea that girl and boy are the only options, new research suggests.

Jan 14: The German edition of Playboy magazine will feature a transgender model on its cover for the first time.

WASHINGTON , Dec 23: A federal appeals court in Washington on Friday rejected a bid by President Donald Trump’s administration to prevent the U.S. military from accepting transgender recruits starting Jan. 1, the second court to issue such a ruling this week.

WASHINGTON, July 27: President Donald Trump’s decision to ban transgender service in the armed forces drove a wedge through military veterans in Congress, with one camp standing squarely behind the commander in chief and the other decrying his order as an ugly attack on dedicated troops.

WASHINGTON, July 26: President Donald Trump is barring transgender people from serving in the military “in any capacity,” citing “tremendous medical costs and disruption.”

MUMBAI, April 13: It seems like Ram Gopal Varma’s obsession with Tiger Shroff has continued. After tagging the Baaghi actor as Urmila Matondkar and Bikini babe among the present lot of actors, in a conversation with Vidyut Jammwal over phone, he called Tiger a ‘transgender.’

NEW DELHI, April 6: India's government has asked all states to let transgender people use any public toilet of their choice.

NEW DELHI, Feb 3:  It was her big moment. Anjali Lama sashayed down the catwalk in the swanky Mumbai auditorium. A fitted, cream dress highlighted her tall, slender frame. Her pulled-back hair showed off her high cheekbones.

A Nepali who will become the first transgender model to walk the runway at an Indian fashion show hopes to inspire other victims of gender identity discrimination across conservative South Asia.

How different countries feel about transgender rights

Lama has recently been chosen to walk the ramp for Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) Summer/Resort 2017 to be held in the first week of February at JioGarden, Bandra-Kurla Complex in Mumbai.