If there’s one thing I’ve learnt this year, it is to be fiercely resilient in the face of a storm. When COVID-19 hit us in March 2020, one of the most difficult realities we had to live through was knowing the drastic impact it would have on the trans community.

Folks who were already living an invisible lockdown for most parts of their life; would now go through another, further limiting the minimal resources, financial dignity and freedom they had.

Here’s how I learnt my first lesson. We had grand plans for the year. By February 2020 we had wrapped…

Neelam Jain

Social Entrepreneur & founder of PeriFerry. India's first startup creating employment opportunities for the transgender community.

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