Ranjith (real name, used with consent), a 21-year old gay man from Trivandrum, Kerala, currently works as a flight steward. He describes himself as having been an overweight and feminine male child. He narrated his harrowing experiences at Christ Nagar International School, where he completed his X grade in 2011. He came out to his … Continue reading Gay man faced abuse in school for being feminine and overweight (Case Study, Kerala)
A trans man from Rajkot, recounts his experience of school bullying that was based on his gender expression and caste.
Sankari (name used with consent) is a transwoman and a well-known activist. She considers herself a heterosexual woman, but is open about her transgender identity and having been assigned male at birth. She is from a marginalized caste background, and was raised Hindu, but considers herself non-religious. All her life, she has suffered from verbal … Continue reading Experiences of trans woman Sankari as a school student (Case Study, Tamil Nadu)
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