LGBTI

Three journeys: Cameos of the jogappa community in Karnataka

Published: 18 August 2015

These are three oral histories from a little –known transgender community in South India called the Jogappas. The multiple changes in the world around them have impacted the Jogappas in various ways. Each Jogappa provides her account of the unique experiences that have shaped their lives and identities.

Jogappa: Gender, identity and the politics of exclusion

Published: 10 August 2015

The problems faced by transgender persons in India receive little public attention. Aneka, based in Bangalore, works with Jogappas, a little-known South Indian transgender community, and has conducted a study in their lives and social conditions.