June 3, 2017

Kalki Subramaniam is a transgender rights activist, artist, actor, writer and entrepreneur from Tamil Nadu. In 2011, she starred in the Tamil film, Narthagi.  She is the first transgender woman in India to do a lead role in a motion picture. In 2008, she founded the Sahodari Foundation, an organization that advocates for transgender people in India. In 2014, she was chosen by Facebook as one of the 12 inspiring women of the world who used Facebook for community development. She has post graduate degrees in mass communication and in international relations.  Subramaniam inaugurated Sahaj International school in 2017, which is dedicated to serving transgender students ages 25 through 50 who have not been supported in mainstream schools.  It is the first school specifically designated for transgender students in India and is located in Kochi, Kerala

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