India’s 1st LGBT cab service ready to roll in Mumbai
MUMBAI: Shilpa will no longer need to sing, dance and beg at celebrations; Sanjeevani will not have to suffer the tag of a prostitute; and Ankit can do away with the shame of “not being manly enough for a tough job”.
Do you know why? Shilpa, Sanjeevani and Ankit who accord to India’s transgender and gay association begin a admirable way out of their adumbrate existence, to acquire a active and accomplish their attendance acquainted giving Mumbai a ride in Wings Rainbow — the country’s aboriginal LGBT powered radio cab service, launched by a boilerplate biking aggregation on Wednesday as an empowerment initiative. Gay debates move from the claimed to the professional, this programme could be a attempt in the arm for the association that offers absolute opportunities for aristocratic alimentation and makes accumulated India added all-embracing of gender non-conformists. The programme will focus on training 5 associates of the association with abilities to drive a radio cab. After six all-encompassing months of drivers’ training and bendable abilities to advice them bigger their amusing conduct, they will be helped to certified driving licences. Wings Rainbow is accepted to cycle out in a year’s time.
————- Source: TimesOfIndia