Laxmi Narayan Tripathi, a transgender rights activist and chief of the Kinnar Akhara monastic Hindu order. Photo: AAFP

Meet Laxmi Narayan Tripathi, the transgender Indian demigod ‘bringing Hinduism back’

  • Trans people in India today often live on the margins, banished from their homes and forced to sell their bodies for sex
  • Yet once they were considered divine – and if this former reality TV star has her way, they will be again
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Laxmi Narayan Tripathi, a transgender rights activist and chief of the Kinnar Akhara monastic Hindu order. Photo: AAFP
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