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Meet the face of India’s transgender community, Lakshmi Narayan Tripathi. She talks about being a transgender in India.
In this video, meet Lakshmi Narayan Tripathi, who is a transgender activist, actress and a Bharatnatyam Dancer. She is the first transgender person to represent Asia Pacific in UN in 2008.
In this interview, she talks about her journey from a boy born in a conservative Brahmin family to becoming the face of the transgender community in India. But the biggest heroes are his parents who stood by her choices and accepted her sexuality, which is rare in the Indian society. She has also written her autobiography, Me HIjra, Me Lakshmi. Watch her interview here. In a parallel track, it also gives us a glimpse of the struggles and strife of the LGBT community. Have a look.
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