Seeking identity

Interview with Priya Babu, transgender activist.

, by Frontline

PRIYA BABU has been working for the welfare of transsexuals as the leader of the Tamil Nadu Aravanigal Association and the managing trustee of the Social Integration and Development for Aravanis Foundation (SIDA). She hit the headlines five years ago when she filed a writ petition in the Madras High Court demanding voting rights for members of her community. In an interview to Frontline, she discusses a wide range of issues affecting the transgender community. Read more