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I remain visible given the intersectionality identity that I hold as a cultural diverse Indian Kinnar(Hijrah) Transgender Global South Immigrant who has made history on many fronts, and regularly covered by media and included in spaces. For media inquiries, please contact me at

White House Pride

First Kinnar Indian Transgender person to be invited and attend White House

Trans March Speech

Sharing my thoughts as an immigrant

California LGBTQ+ Champion

First Kinnar Indian Transgender Immigrant to be honored as a LGBTQ+ California State Champion by California Senate and Assembly.

Donald Masuda Award

By GLBTQ+ Asian Pacific Alliance

Kinnar Mahostav

"Belonging" premiered at Kinnar Mahostav, India's largest Transgender Hijrah Kinnar annual festival


My speech at TDOV 2023

Pathbreaker Award

National Transgender Awards of India- Winner of Pathbreaker Award for Global Transgender Activism


Sharing my experiences as a Person of Color(POC) and facing racism in USA.

SF Moma Feature

First Kinnar Indian Trans to be featured along with global TGNCI leaders at San Francisco Modern Museum of Art.

Belonging at Frameline

Documentary on my life "Belonging" premiered at World's largest LGBTQ+ Film Festival- Frameline.

Talk with Tamanna

Anjali Rimi ने किया INDIA से USA तक का सफर ट्रांसजेंडर को दी एक अलग पहचान


Performing in many spaces including at Silicon Valley Pride

Grassroots Leader

Awarded Grassroots Immigrant leader Award by City and County of San Francisco.

ItsmeSneha Feature

Interviewed by India's leading Transgender YoutTube Host- Sneha

Emerging Leader Award

Sparkle SF

SITAL Entreprenuership

Opening of SwaachJal Drinking Water Transgender Livelihood by SITALparivar.

PalmSprings Film Festival

Belonging Screened at Palm Spring Film Festival

Co-chair- SF LGBT Covid Relief

Founded and co-led the largest LGBTQ+ COVID relief coalition of USA- SF LGBT Covid relief coalition.

Hate Crime Victim

Transgender Rights Activist - Anjali- Attacked In Possible Hate Crime

Hindu Identity

Sharing my journey and complexity of being a Hindu Transgender Person in USA.

Authentic Lives-Book

Featured along with my mother as the first Kinnar Transgender person to be "Authentic Lives- Story of 40 TGNCI+ families in USA"


First Kinnar Indian Trans to be featured as "100 women we love" by Go Magazine.

My Kinnar Journey

Narrative of my life journey covered by American Kahani


Featured as only Transgender person in "WeBelong"


SITALparivar founded in 2020 to save and rebuild transgender lives.

San Francisco Pride Main Stage

Led and brought the first southasian Hijrah Kinnar group to perform on main stage at San Francisco Pride.

Woman of the Year

Recognized as Woman of the year by U.S. Congress

President, CIP

Proudly leading Center for Immigrant Protection oversees ParivarBayArea and The LGBT Asylum Project

Sewa Excellence Award

Sewa International bestowed me this award for her outstanding work helping the transgender community globally.

Josh Talks- India

Sharing my journey on Josh Talks in India.

Bollywood Chronicle News

Sharing my journey with Pooja Sharma and Sunny Agarwal

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