‘People think we’re sex workers but we can be doctors’

‘Sex,” Kami Sid declares, “is between your legs. Gender is in your head.” Sid wants to get this into everyone’s head in Pakistan. A 26-year-old transgender activist, she is currently enjoying a breakthrough turn as a model who can carry off a sari while calling out Pakistanis for transphobia.

Saba Imtiaz met with Kami Sid, Pakistan’s first trans model and an ardent activist for her country’s marginalised transgender community.

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