In this series, one at a time, we bring some impactful voices from across the LGBTQIA+ spectrum that are steering conversations around rights and respect while challenging societal norms.
Born in a Dalit household in Thoothukudi (formerly Tuticorin), Banu faced caste-based discrimination during her early years in school. Later, she was singled out for her quickly emerging gender dysphoria. It is this very discrimination that motivated her to devote her life towards the upliftment of the trans community. Watch the video to know more.
(Scripted by Geetika Sachdev; Produced by Manasi Phadnis; Edited by Dhruv Sharma)