Transgender Act permits self-perceived gender identity, safeguards against discrimination: Central govt defends Act before Karnataka High Court

The Court was hearing a plea challenging the constitutional validity of the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act, 2019 and related rules.
Transgender Act permits self-perceived gender identity, safeguards against discrimination: Central govt defends Act before Karnataka High Court
Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act, 2019

The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act, 2019 (Act) protects the rights of transgender persons by giving them right to self perceived identity and safeguards them against discrimination, the Union government told the Karnataka High Court on Monday, defending the law.

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