[This story was supported by the Pulitzer Center] Bobby avoids leaving her room. Even on breezy days like the one we met in July this year. She had sent a neighbour to fetch me when I had got close to her house on the outskirts of a village in West Bengal’s Paschim Bardhaman district. For Bobby, a trans woman in her mid-20s, going out means wearing a lie. Her room, with blue damp walls, is part of a house she shares with her transgender friends
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