Transgender Teenage Girl tells us what is it like to come out as Trans in India

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Nania is a 17-year-old transgender woman from India. India is considered to be a very homophobic and transphobic country. Coming out of the closet in a country where transgender women are often treated like a second-class citizen is a painful and difficult experience.


Despite her mother supporting her decision to transition, she still has to deal with obstacles of transitioning in a developing country on a daily basis. We learn, through her videos, what is it like to live in a country with a culture that is often transphobic, and where opportunities are denied to women simply for being women. Let alone trans.

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