20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Mouth Shut

Transgender people, from all around the country, continue facing a series of backlashes and disapprovals from different parts of society, even after the introduction of the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act. The picture is very much symbolic. The lady wants to live life like free bird, but society doesn't allow her.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 12.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2022
Photo Location: kolkata, India
Camera: ILCE-7M3
Copyright: © RUMELA DE