Transgender people in Kashmir are leading an 'invisible life' as security crackdowns and discrimination come to a head

9 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Now is not a good time to be transgender in Kashmir.
Members of the trans community are often rejected by their families, and by a conservative society that views them as an underclass.
To make matters worse, a security crackdown imposed by India since removing the region's autonomy last year - and now a coronavirus lockdown - means that they are without work and have been pushed to the brink.
Aijaz Ahmad Bund is an academic and rights activist for the LGBTQ community. From a small office in the regional capital Srinagar, he speaks out for those who have no...
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