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VIDEO: When an Empowered Transgender Community Showed Us the True Meaning of Freedom

After Supreme Court's ruling that recognized transgenders as the third gender, people belonging to the community have hundreds of professions which they can pursue. They now have the option to chase their dreams. Watch a beautiful video highlighting their freedom.

VIDEO: When an Empowered Transgender Community Showed Us the True Meaning of Freedom

After Supreme Court’s ruling that recognized transgenders as the third gender, people belonging to the community have hundreds of professions which they can pursue. They now have the option to chase their dreams. Watch a beautiful video highlighting their freedom. 

Picture the transgender community in your mind. What do you see them doing for a living?

Some conventional options like begging, dancing and sex trade might have come to your mind. This is because until now, people of the community was often ignored, deprived of their rights and had to do odd jobs to sustain themselves.

But things changed on February 14, 2014 after a landmark ruling by Supreme Court. The transgenders got a new identity and were recognized as the third gender.

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The court also ordered the government to provide them with jobs and education quotas. The rule came as a breath of fresh air for the community and opened many gates for them to pursue different careers.

Paras could be a teacher…

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Madhuri could be a lawyer…

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Urmi could be a flight attendant…

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And Rani can don a uniform and pursue her dream of becoming a police officer…

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They can be anything and everything.

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Now, picture the transgender community again in your mind. Do you still see them opting for odd jobs to earn a living?

Or do you see them chasing their dreams and becoming successful in whatever fields they choose to work in?

Watch this inspiring and thought provoking video that will change the way you look at them:

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