Indian transgender couple tie knot in landmark ‘rainbow wedding’

Bride and groom, who both underwent sex reassignment, comes as lower house of parliament votes to enshrine transgender rights An Indian transgender couple who both underwent sex re-assignment have tied the knot in a traditional Bengali ceremony, in what is believed to be the states first rainbow wedding. Surrounded by family and friends, the bride, Tista Das, 38, and groom, Dipan Chakravarthy, 40, took part in rituals in Kolkata, the capital of West Bengal state. We are feeling awesome actually. We are out of the gender box and we love to be an exception and we think this is a strong bond between us, Tista Das said. Its a bond of love. Its a bond of liberty also, she said. …