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Watch: Has Representation of Transgenders Changed in Popular Culture?

Sep 07, 2018 12:00 AM IST India India

Four years ago, the SC legally recognised the third sex. There are about 5 lakh of them in the country. They are usually associated with creating a racket during births and wedding , but they are also getting PHDs, running successful companies , teaching at universities, all the while negotiating a tricky and hostile social terrain. We wld like to think popular culture had turned a corner in their representation of the community - but has it? Take a look.