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Indian activist Laxmi Narayan Tripathi on the third gender

2017 LA Salon

Rounding out the evening, Tina Brown returned to the stage for “The Transformer” panel in which she went one-on-one with transgender activist Laxmi Narayan Tripathi. India is one of just 11 countries that recognize the third gender — and Tripathi is the gender warrior who convinced India’s Supreme Court to think beyond male and female.