An Indian Transgender Asks an Uncomfortable Question
Akkai is an LGBTQ activist based out of Bangalore. She is one of the faces of the transgender struggle in India.
Akkai Padmashali, a transgender activist from Bangalore, asks why sexual activity ‘against the order of nature’ is a crime in 21st century India. She goes on to share a song about her ordeal of fighting for her gender, and points to the extreme difficulties that the LGBT community face in India. At a broader level, she questions the morality of a majority sitting in judgment upon the preferences of minority communities.