Tuesday 18th, June 2019
canara news

Milagres College, Kallianpur hosts interactive session with transgenders

Published On : 08 Oct 2018   |  Reported By : canaranews network

Udupi: Milagres College, Kallianpur in association with Vidyarthi Darbar organized an enriching interactive session with transgender activists.

R J Kajol, an actor and activist hails from Bramhavar, along with Ramya and Bindu, being transgenders for decades, enlightened the students of the college, with their life stories.

“From being isolated and denied opportunities they are forced to stay away from family, education, job, etc. Disowned by institutions in society has driven many of the transgenders to begging and prostitution. The social stigma attached to the LGBT community is a disaster to the bias-free world. Youth must spread the awareness amongst people to treat LGBT community with respect.

“Responsible citizens of this country need to set aside stereotypes they have upon LGBT community in order to be considered as cultured,” said Ramya, a transgender activist, while answering a question raised by the audience.

Numerous questions were asked by the students during the interactive session. The session had thrown light on the misconceptions that exist among the people about LGBT community, misery of transgenders’ life, etc.

Kajol was honored for her achievement in spite of being a transgender. Sowparnika of II MSW, and Sowmya of II MCOM conducted the interview. Ashwitha Shalet D’Souza, department of post-graduation in Social Work compered the programme.

More News

Rev. Dr A. P. Monteiro and Dr A. P. Radhakrishna of SPC Puttur gets VGST Grant
Rev. Dr A. P. Monteiro and Dr A. P. Radhakrishna of SPC Puttur gets VGST Grant
Admissions to PG Courses at St Philomena College Puttur
Admissions to PG Courses at St Philomena College Puttur
St Anthony’s Annual Feast
St Anthony’s Annual Feast

Write your Comments

Disclaimer: Please write your correct name and email address. Kindly do not post any personal, abusive, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent, discriminatory or unlawful or similar comments. canaranews.com will not be responsible for any defamatory message posted under this article.

Please note that under 66A of the IT Act, sending offensive or menacing messages through electronic communication service and sending false messages to cheat, mislead or deceive people or to cause annoyance to them is punishable. It is obligatory on CANARANEWS to provide the IP address and other details of senders of such comments, to the authority concerned upon request.

Hence, sending offensive comments using canaranews will be purely at your own risk, and in no way will canaranews.com be held responsible.