Global Day of Rage: NO GOING BACK - In response to the reinstatement of 377 IPC. pic.twitter.com/mMfNi8KwbN— delhiqueerpride (@delhiqueerpride) December 13, 2013
People in Chennai, Mumbai, New Delhi and Kolkata joined in with those in New York, Boston, London, Sydney and Toronto to raise their voice for equal rights. From this struggle for basic human rights, emerged a group of people who have dedicated their efforts to realizing this goal.
Even the film fraternity was equally involved in the fight for equal rights.
Shabnam Mausi, in 2000, became India's first eunuch (Hijra) MP. In India, this community was granted voting rights in 1994. In 2003, Hijras in Madhya Pradesh formed their own political party Jeeti Jitayi Politics (JJP).
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