So they left. Still, a group of people stayed behind, at the edge of the forest, because they were neither men nor women. They were hijras, which in Urdu means something like eunuchs. Those people waited in the woods for 14 years until Lord Rama returned, which won them a special place in Hindu mythology. Today hijras, who include transgender and intersex people, are hard to miss. Dressed in glittering saris, their faces heavily coated in cheap makeup, they sashay through crowded intersections knocking on car windows with the edge of a coin and offering blessings. They dance at temples.
Collection with 29 media items created by Alison McCauley. India has an estimated one million hijras. The hijra communities in India have a recorded history that goes back more than 4, years. They have historically had a sanctioned place in Indian society and culture. Ancient myths bestow them with special powers to bring luck and fertility. Most hijras are uneducated and their lack of education and the discrimination they face makes it almost impossible for them to gain mainstream employment. Hijras earn their living singing and dancing at celebrations of births and weddings, and through begging and prostitution. Most hijras work in the sex trade. Hijra Commun
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In the Indian subcontinent , Hijra [n 1] are eunuchs , intersex people, and transgender people. In Pakistan , they are called Khawaja Sira—equivalent for transgender in Urdu language. Hijras are officially recognized as third gender in countries in the Indian subcontinent,   being considered neither completely male nor female. Hijras have a recorded history in the Indian subcontinent from antiquity onwards as suggested by the Kama Sutra period. Many hijras live in well-defined and organised all- hijra communities, led by a guru. The word " hijra " is a Hindustani word. Since the late 20th century, some hijra activists and non-government organizations NGOs have lobbied for official recognition of the hijra as a kind of "third sex" or " third gender ", as neither man nor woman. This term is generally considered derogatory in Urdu and the word Khwaja Sara is used instead. A number of terms across the culturally and linguistically diverse Indian subcontinent represent similar sex or gender categories. While these are rough synonyms , they may be better understood as separate identities due to regional cultural differences.
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