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Digitally Mediated Hijra Identity: The Case of the 6 Pack Band

Authors
  • Chinnappan, Delfi
Publication Date
Oct 07, 2019
Source
Queensland University of Technology ePrints Archive
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Abstract

Media has always sensationalized and ridiculed us as a joke and criminals; they never show the reality of our hard lives and the truth of our gender identities. Even in Bollywood movies, the male actor plays the hijra role in drag; there are so many beautiful and talented hijras in the community, why not give them an opportunity? (Rani, identifies as hijra, 32 years, Mumbai)...

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