Mita, a transgender from Karnataka, was admitted in a local hospital in Raichur as she was suffering from appendicitis-related pain. However, she was denied treatment, because she was transgender and allegedly in sex work. Humiliated and horrified,
During my visit to child care homes in Andhra Pradesh in 2014, I met several children who were orphaned or had lost one parent. Almost all of them were living with HIV. I was there to attend a meeting when these lines came flooding to me. A story o
I met her in the secrecy of midnight
I met her in broad daylight.
I met her outside,
I met her within.
I met her everywhere.
I saw her in her totality
I saw her in me.
Like a commodity in busy markets,
She was invisible as she was on display.