"I have told my husband to stand during the playing of the anthem - not because he owes anything to the country, but because I fear for his safety."
But becoming a journalist was not easy
The transgender community reportedly face a higher incidence of drug abuse due to the chronic stress of societal stigma, discrimination and violence
Believed to be the state's first "rainbow wedding", it is a historic step towards the LGBTQ community's fight for equality
"Men and women don't have to get a certificate to recognise their gender. If we've been recognised as 'third gender', why do we need to have a certificate?"
She speaks on gender sensitisation as well as raises funds through beauty pageants
A 25-year-old engineer from Mumbai resorted to suicide because he was being regularly taunted at work over his sexuality
An NHRC survey revealed that over half of the transgender community prefer to live among themselves due to societal discrimination