Transgender, Third Gender, No Gender: Part I.
What is third gender in English?
Third gender, or third sex, is a concept in which individuals are categorized, either by themselves or by society, as neither man nor woman. It is also a social category present in societies that recognize three or more genders. Most cultures use a gender binary, having two genders (boys/men and girls/women).
What is the third gender in India called?
Hijras are officially recognized as third gender in the Indian subcontinent, being considered neither completely male nor female. Hijras have a recorded history in the Indian subcontinent since antiquity, as suggested by the Kama Sutra.
How many sexes are in India?
Gender CompositionSex ratioNo. of DistrictsNo. of Villages950-999162117,9351000 & above74174,351Total*593582,699Source : Primary Census Abstract, India, Census of India 2001 Note : Excludes villages with no male / female population4 more rows
What is Chakka called in English?
noun. A wheel or tyre.