Interview: Laxsmi Tripathi, hijra & sex worker rights activist

by Melissa Gira Grant

“Laxmi and I met at the International AIDS Conference in Mexico City, August 2008 — we were both there collaborating with the Global Network of Sex Work Projects in a pre-conference strategy meeting for sex workers. On the last day of some intense organizing, we hid out in her hotel room and I asked her a few questions about hijra culture, transgender sex worker advocacy, and the work she does in Mumbai around HIV/AIDS & human rights.”

Other Works

Former Sex Workers and Advocates Talk about Condom Use
Decriminalisation of Sex Work in New Zealand
Human Rights for Sex Workers from Amnesty International
La Revolte des Prostituees / The Prostitutes Revolt

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