Using Arts as a tool for social change, the Festival draws attention to a wide range of issues faced by the transgender community. Leveraging the power of creative and performing arts, the Festival aims to catalyze the struggle for equal rights, acceptance and sensitize society. The Festival will identify leaders from within the community, build capacities to engage in a dialogue with policy-makers and society at large to highlight pertinent issues. Right from capacity building workshops, open forum to film festival, social beauty pageant and a musical performance, the Festival is a confluence of arts, intellect, humanity, and hope!
TRANSGENDER FILM FESTIVAL:
Bringing together some of the loudest audiovisual voices of the transgender community to showcase latest documentaries and social campaign short movies. Read more!
Trans-artists from across the world - singers, actors, composers, dancers and theater directors join hands to create a life-changing performance presenting the life and struggle of the transgender individuals across the world. Read more!
TRANSGENDER OPEN FORUM
The Transgender Open Forum brings together policy makers, trans-activists, civic societies and political leaders to discuss a wide range of issues and exchange best practices to raise awareness and build solutions furthering social impact. Read more!
TRANSGENDER CAPACITY BUILDING
Established trainers and educators join hands with Trans Diamond to deliver world-class capacity building workshops and local immersion programs are designed to create leaders and role models from within the trans-community. Read more!
TRANSGENDER SOCIAL BEAUTY PAGEANT
The social beauty pageant is open to MTF transgenders and aims to question the universal understanding of beauty. With a series of field visits and training to enhance personal effectiveness and leadership, the pageant encourages the contestants to be their personal best, embrace themselves and continue to set an example for others to break the barriers. Read more!