(EBOOK/EPUB) The Truth About Me A Hijra Life Story


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    (EBOOK/EPUB) The Truth About Me A Hijra Life Story This book was a special read for me in a few ways It was recommended by a good friend over here and very first autobiography read for me This book developed a liking for autobiographies in me earlier I was not preferring to read them

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    Review The Truth About Me A Hijra Life Story (EBOOK/EPUB) The Truth About Me A Hijra Life Story A. Revathi ✓ 2 Read I find the concept of othering entirely senseless If the basic tenet of our survival follows the same structure aren't we hypocrites in accepting one group of people and negating the other? Our ability to express and empathise makes

  3. says: (EBOOK/EPUB) The Truth About Me A Hijra Life Story Summary ☆ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ✓ A. Revathi Review The Truth About Me A Hijra Life Story

    (EBOOK/EPUB) The Truth About Me A Hijra Life Story A honest self portrait that makes the struggles of people who dare deviate from societal norm hit you on your faceRevathi is completely candid i

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    A. Revathi ✓ 2 Read Summary ☆ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ✓ A. Revathi (EBOOK/EPUB) The Truth About Me A Hijra Life Story The Truth about Me A Hijra Life Story is the autobiography of Revathi Revathi‚Äôs ‚Äėtruth‚Äô is the first of such to be published in English at once an illuminating and a scarring read that leaves you changed Hijras are a community of people who are born men but feel they are women and so live as such What differentiates them from eunuchs or other transsexual people is their culture to be a hijra is to live in

  5. says: A. Revathi ✓ 2 Read Summary ☆ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ✓ A. Revathi Review The Truth About Me A Hijra Life Story

    (EBOOK/EPUB) The Truth About Me A Hijra Life Story The book was very insightful about the condition of the hijra community In novels and books there would just be fleeting paragraphs about this I was curious to know and I'm much moe aware now The book gets repetitive a little in the middle but it picks up and is definitely worth a read

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    A. Revathi ✓ 2 Read (EBOOK/EPUB) The Truth About Me A Hijra Life Story It is sobering to read this in the backdrop of the women's marches all around the world I picked this book to count as one of the categories of the 2017 Book Riot and had no idea with would be this heavy This is the first LGBT South Asia book I've read and I can't imagine the resilience one might need to survive as a transgender person in

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    Review The Truth About Me A Hijra Life Story Summary ☆ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ✓ A. Revathi A. Revathi ✓ 2 Read ARevathi tell the story of her life in her own words about how she grew up female trapped in a male form along with the pressure ridicule and violence she endured from her family and the community around her trying to convince her she was really male Often she fled from them to find a refuge among the hijras a subculture

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    A. Revathi ✓ 2 Read (EBOOK/EPUB) The Truth About Me A Hijra Life Story I picked this book up to learn about the Hijra community Safe to say I learned something if not everything that I was looking for In fact I'm not sure what I was looking for The story begins well the background is

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    (EBOOK/EPUB) The Truth About Me A Hijra Life Story I found this an incredibly compelling book At times I couldn't put it down at other times I had to shut the book and walk away in horror anger and disgust The author is brutally honest about her life her tragedies and yes her mistakes The ending is abrupt The language is stark and simple By the end I feel like I knew this woman und

  10. says: (EBOOK/EPUB) The Truth About Me A Hijra Life Story A. Revathi ✓ 2 Read Review The Truth About Me A Hijra Life Story

    (EBOOK/EPUB) The Truth About Me A Hijra Life Story I picked up the book because I read an article in the newspaper about the launch of the book recently The article was written with much compassion and since the book was uite famous in Tamil I wanted to read if it was written for sensationalism or it came across as a sincere attempt to tell an unusual story The book is well written and translated It has many details about life in Namakkal and in the cities wherever Revathi has l

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Summary ☆ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ✓ A. Revathi

The Truth About Me A Hijra Life Story

Review The Truth About Me A Hijra Life Story Summary ☆ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ✓ A. Revathi A. Revathi ✓ 2 Read We got stared at a lot People asked out loudly some out of curiosity others out of malice whether we were men or women or ‚Äėnumber nines‚Äô or devadasis Several men made bold to touch us on our backs on our shoulders Some attempted to grab our breasts ‚ÄėOriginal or duplicate‚Äô they shouted and hooted At such moments I felt despair and wondered if there would. I find the concept of othering entirely senseless If the basic tenet of our survival follows the same structure aren t we hypocrites in accepting one group of people and negating the other Our ability to express and empathise makes us humane If we lose this ability can we emotionally relate ourselves to others The Truth About Me A Hijra Life Story narrates the life of Doraisamy who in light of being true to his inner feelings had his nirvaanam done and turned into a woman called Revathi She insisted upon being called Revathi after her transformation In a world of smashing patriarchy she was born a man who felt like a woman This made her life altogether difficult than it already is for those who are born as girls and go on to live as women She has her weaknesses like everyone else but her courage and willingness to evolve makes her invincible This book informed me and taught me like a like a patient teacher the only kind of teacher I am interested in The self proclaimed better people of our society have attached a negative connotation to the word hijra I would still call them hijras if they are okay with the word if not this book taught me of an alternative aravanis and that s what this book is about it is about an alternative proposition from what we know Even though I really loved this book I am still giving it three stars because a book s language matters a lot to me I like flowery ornamentations when it comes to language Simplicity is for how I carry myself when it comes to life

Review The Truth About Me A Hijra Life Story

Review The Truth About Me A Hijra Life Story Summary ☆ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ✓ A. Revathi A. Revathi ✓ 2 Read Ever be a way for us to live with dignity and make a decent living Revathi was born a boy but felt and behaved like a girl In telling her life story Revathi evokes marvellously the deep unease of being in the wrong body that plagued her from childhood To be true to herself to escape the constant violence visited upon her by her family and community the village. The book was very insightful about the condition of the hijra community In novels and books there would just be fleeting paragraphs about this I was curious to know and I m much moe aware now The book gets repetitive a little in the middle but it picks up and is definitely worth a read

Summary ☆ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ✓ A. Revathi

Review The Truth About Me A Hijra Life Story Summary ☆ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ✓ A. Revathi A. Revathi ✓ 2 Read Born Revathi ran away to Delhi to join a house of hijras Her life became an incredible series of dangerous physical and emotional journeys to become a woman and to find love The Truth about Me is the unflinchingly courageous and moving autobiography of a hijra who fought ridicule persecution and violence both within her home and outside to find a life of digni. I found this an incredibly compelling book At times I couldn t put it down at other times I had to shut the book and walk away in horror anger and disgust The author is brutally honest about her life her tragedies and yes her mistakes The ending is abrupt The language is stark and simple By the end I feel like I knew this woman understood why she made the choices she made even when the results were painful and maybe ill concieved But who among us hasn t made mistakes Who wouldn thasn t felt trapped at the indifferent injustice of the world And how many of us can really say they ve faced this kind of hate and discrimination from their own family and their communityIn the end I wanted of her journey It may be tragic but there is also triumph There is cruelty but also friendship and even love I feel like I ve really come to understand so much about the Hijra culture and the great steps forward they ve made as well as how intensely they have struggled to gain acceptance It s a very brave book and an intimate portrayal of an incredible human being flaws and all

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  • The Truth About Me A Hijra Life Story
  • A. Revathi
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  • 10 April 2020
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