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Indian Census Finds Nearly Half a Million Trans* People

Indian Census Finds Nearly Half a Million Trans* People

The data from India’s first census including a third gender option found that 490,000 people identified as ‘third gender’. The census was conducted last year, and the ‘third gender’ category was used to refer to transgender and intersex people. India has a vibrant community of ‘hijras’ (who in western terms would likely be understood as […]

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