Life as a transgender person of color: 'I erased a part of me'

Editor's note: The UN estimates that around 17 million people born in India live outside its borders. The group is considered the world's largest migrant population. From the NBA's first Indian-origin player to the descendant of an indentured laborer, CNN spoke to a handful of people born to Indian parents who settled overseas.

     Alok Vaid-Menon attends an event at the Paramount Screening Room  on October 16, 2014 in New York.