Interview with Sumi Das

Sumi Das talks with Asti Bhatt about her own journey and struggle as a transgender individual and her work with transgender and gender variant communities in Coochbehar District, one of the northernmost districts of West Bengal, near the Bangladesh border.

Sumi Das is a coordinator of social advocacy & health-­related support for transgender and gender-variant people in India. In this video, Sumi describes her work on community-based advocacy, empowerment work, HIV-AIDS prevention among transgender and sexual minority communities in Coochbehar district and other parts of West Bengal. She also works with institutions and social groups for the equality and rights of transgender people as well as with those who struggle to come out.

Related:  Meet Sumi Das, Fighter for Transgender Rights

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