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Resource September 17, 2014

Meet the Journalists: Michael Edison Hayden and Sami Siva

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India's transgender women have a documented history dating back to the Kama Sutra, but continue to...

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Tamil Nadu. Chaya Singh miss Koovagam 2013 , a beauty pageant contest for transgender women organized during the festival, posses for a portrait on the street in Villupuram where her and her friends solicit clients. Photographs of transgender community in Tamil Nadu India for a story on India's third sex , recognized by the Supreme court, and the awareness of HIV in their community. Project supported by Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. Image by Sami Siva. India, 2014.

In this video, Pulitzer Center grantees, writer Michael Edison Hayden and photographer Sami Siva describe their reporting trip to Villupuram and Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu in India where they reported on the HIV/AIDS among the transgender population.

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