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The Story of Indian Navy’s First Transgender Sailor, Who Will be Discharged Because of her Gender Identity

AUGUST 27, 2017EXCLUSIVE Sabi, before (right) and after (left) the Sex Change Operation Home Exclusive Sabi, born as MK Giri, had joined the Marine Engineering Department of the Indian Navy at Visakhapatnam as an 18 years old young man in 2010. However, she never quite felt she belonged to the body she was born in, and her… Continue reading The Story of Indian Navy’s First Transgender Sailor, Who Will be Discharged Because of her Gender Identity

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Why Transgender People Experience More Mental Health Issues

It has nearly everything to do with the way they are treated. By Katherine Schreiber Individuals who identify as transgender tend to experience higher rates of mental healthissues than the general population. While approximately 6.7 percent of the general United States population suffers from depressionand 18 percent grapple with some iteration of an anxiety disorder, nearly half of all individuals who identify as transgender experience these issues. What’s more,… Continue reading Why Transgender People Experience More Mental Health Issues