Part of series of films for The Guardian about women's equality, ‘Being Laxmi’ profiles the transgender activist Laxmi Narayan Tripathi who fights for equal rights on behalf of India’s hijra community, many of whom have been victimised or forced into begging or sex work.
A Speakit Films production in association with The Guardian
Directed by Nick Francis
Producer Jessica Edwards
Executive Producer for The Guardian Lucy Lamble