A Night Of Liberty (5/14)

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A family of Transgenders dance and sing around a fire symbolizing the soul of Aravan, celebrating their marriage to Aravan on the first day of the festival, in Koovagam, TN, India, May 1st, 2012. The fire is lit in front of a half complete cart that would ultimately carry the statue of Lord Aravan.
A family of Transgenders dance and sing around a fire symbolizing the soul of Aravan, celebrating their marriage to Aravan on the first day of the festival, in Koovagam, TN, India, May 1st, 2012. The fire is lit in front of a half complete cart that would ultimately carry the statue of Lord Aravan.
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Keywords:
  • Hijra
  • Koovagam
  • Transgender
  • freedom of expression
  • freedom of sexuality
  • sexuality
  • expression
  • Hindu
  • mythology
  • Mahabharatha
  • rituals South India
  • Tamil Nadu
  • India

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