We share with you some transgender whose contribution to the society is a big thing in itself. They have the courage to make a difference in the society.

Lakshmi : Transgender right activist

Laxmi Narayan Tripathi is a transgender rights activist, hindi film actress and Bharatanatyam dancer in Mumbai.In 2007 she started her own organisation, Astitiva, which works to promote the welfare of sexual minorities, their support and development.  Laxmi is the first transgender person to represent Asia Pacific in the UN in 2008.

Manabi Bandopadhyay : First trangender school principal

Manabi Bandopadhyay is  first transgender college principal who took charge of Krishnagar Women's College in West Bengal on June 9, 2015 . Manabi is currently an Associate Professor in Bengali at Vivekananda Satobarshiki Mahavidyalaya.

Shabnam Mausi Bano: India's first eunuch to become an MLA

Shabnam "Mausi" Bano is the first transgender Indian or Hijra to be elected to public office. She was an elected member of the Madhya Pradesh State Legislative Assembly from 1998 to 2003.Shabnam attended two years of primary schooling, but speaks 12 languages that she learnt during her travels.

Padmini Prakash: India's first transgender television anchor

On the occasion of its 68th Independence Day, India freed itself from another kind of gender bias when Padmini Prakash became the first transgender television news anchor in the country. The news came just after the five months after the court ruled that the transgender be recognised as a legal third gender.

Kalki Subramaniam: India's first transgender entrepreneur

Kalki Subramaniam is a journalist, writer, actor and activist. She holds two Masters degree--one in Journalism and Mass Communication and second is International Relations. Now, she is an entrepreneur full of confidence to contribute in country's development.

Kamla Jaan: The first women transgender mayor

Kamla Jaan contested and won the elections from katni district to become the world's first eunuch mayor. But In 2003, the High Court upheld that Kamla Jaan was not a "woman" and hence she was asked to step down from the post of mayor, reserved for a female candidate.

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