Photo of the Week - Manjiri Maindarkar
A transgender woman dances with an elderly lady at the Gay Pride Parade in Mumbai. Homosexuality and transsexuality has always been a topic of taboo in India. Now, transgenders are legally recognised as a third gender in Indian society.

A transgender woman dances with an elderly lady at the Gay Pride Parade in Mumbai. Homosexuality and transsexuality has always been a topic of taboo in India. Now, transgenders are legally recognised as a third gender in Indian society.

Manjiri is a freelance photographer and traveler based in Mumbai. She specialises in documenting the diversity of the country through travel. She has worked with a leading commercial photographer and more recently, has been studying conservation of natural habitats. You can see more of her work here.