The Campaign Lens: Madurai’s Transgender Candidate Kannamma

The Campaign Lens: Madurai’s Transgender Candidate Kannammafeatured

I met transgender activist and independent Lok Sabha candidate Bharati Kannamma in Madurai last Wednesday, the day after the Supreme Court of India officially recognized transgender individuals as the country’s ‘third gender’. Kannamma is a highly educated and popular figure, and is known for her social service to people living below the poverty line. It Read more