The Truth About Me: A Hijra Life Story: A Revathi

Minorities- and most especially sexual minorities all over the world have been suffering from different types of discrimination. This happens in the larger society and at the hands of the state as well. This book is the first ever book written by an Indian hijra and the author is now a hijra rights activist based in Bnagalore. 

The book is a recount of a horror-filled life. Doraisamy was born a male to peasant parents in Tamil Nadu. Early in his childhood, he became aware of the fact that he wasn’t the same as the other boys in his village. 

When at school, he would ignore the boys playing and would much rather play with the girls or dressing up in his mothers clothes. His parents hoped …….. continue reading

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