“I am not what I am”; What Kerala HC ruled on rights of persons to live as Transgender

The Kerala High Court has reasserted the right of persons to live as transgender.

In a judgment delivered by Justice V Chitambaresh and KP Jyothindranath, the Court held that the freedom of speech and expression guaranteed under Article 19(1)(a) of the Constitution of India takes within its sweep, the right of a person to live as a transgender.

The judgment was delivered in a Habeas Corpus petition filed by the mother of the transgender person seeking custody . . .

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