Date: 16th June 2017 Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm Venue: DLT, SOAS
QA17 and SSAI present In Conversation with Indian Hijra activist Laxmi Narayan Tripathi. Laxmi will talk about the status of transgender rights in India, and will discuss the colonial era legislation and recent Supreme Court (of India) rulings on LGBT rights. Laxmi will also address the historical and contemporary relationship between transgender communities and Hindu relgion.
Chair: Dr. Jennifer Ung Loh, Research Associate, SSAI