India’s Third Gender

India's Third Gender

People who identify as “third gender” in India have achieved legal recognition, but many face inequality within their own Hijra communities. We shot this short documentary for Discovery Digital Networks/Seeker Stories in Autumn 2015.

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Transgender prostitutes, aka Hijras, dance in their apartment in Delhi, 2015

Transgender prostitutes, aka Hijras, dance in their apartment in Delhi, 2015

An older Hijra attends a birth ceremony and blesses thhe child in Delhi, 2015

An older Hijra attends a birth ceremony and blesses a child in Delhi, 2015

A transgender sex worker in Delhi, 2015

A transgender sex worker shows off her dance skills in a brothel in Delhi, 2015

Transgender Sex Workers, called Hijras, in Delhi, 2015

Transgender sex worker Anka smokes a cigarette in a brothel in Delhi, 2015

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