An idol of warrior god Aravan is carried to a chariot during the annual eunuch festival at Koovagam, around 132 kilometers (83 miles) south of Chennai, India, Wednesday, May 2, 2012 .The term eunuch, is used in India to describe a community of people who identify themselves as neither male nor female but as members of a third gender. They traditionally survive by begging, dancing at weddings or blessing newborn babies and are frequently subjected to discrimination.