Last Updated: September 07, 2018, 00:00 IST
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.