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A suitable boy

Thanks to the efforts of Kalki Subramaniam, founder of Sahodari Foundation, trans-women will now have a platform to choose their life partners.\n

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12th August 2012 09:44

Alessia Valenza

“I have been toying with the idea of a swayamvaram for a while now,” begins Kalki. “As is the case with most transgenders today, women in our community are either sex workers or have to resort to begging in order to survive.

Little do people realise that these trans-women are just like other women; they too want a family and a regular life.

While men are more than happy to be intimate with us, it is sad that they are not so forthcoming when it comes to settling down with a trans-woman. That is the notion that I want to change.”

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