The staff at the opening of La Beauté & Style salon in New Delhi. Photo: Avantika Mehta
The staff at the opening of La Beauté & Style salon in New Delhi. Photo: Avantika Mehta
LGBTQ

At New Delhi’s first transgender salon, men born as women find freedom at last

  • La Beauté & Style salon is about more than providing work and skills for an underprivileged community. It is a way of educating society, of helping cis-people understand that transgender people are ‘just, well, people’
  • The team includes India’s first transgender man bodybuilder, a famous rights activist, a receptionist scarred by his past and a beautician who worked as a secret milkman for years to earn enough money for sex-reassignment therapy

The staff at the opening of La Beauté & Style salon in New Delhi. Photo: Avantika Mehta
The staff at the opening of La Beauté & Style salon in New Delhi. Photo: Avantika Mehta
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