Pehchan, Delhi Queer Pride and the 207 against the 377, came together to celebrate the verdict at Jantar Mantar.
According to the verdict, the eunuch’s will be granted admission into educational institutes and will be given employment.
The eunuch community in India, also known as the,’hijras’ in local parlance; jubilated at Jantar Mantar this evening, in response to the verdict passed by the Supreme Court of India declaring them to be -‘The Third Sex’. The judgement which was passed on Tuesday gave new hope to the LGBT community, that probably this would the first step in repealing Article 377.
Laxmi Narayan Tipathi is considered to be an icon by the LGBT community
In some countries, a seperate pronoun is used for transgenders – Ze and Zir.