The study was designed to answer whether the life satisfaction of the third gender people is lower than the gender conforming people; whether life stress of the third gender people is higher than the gender conforming people, and whether there is a negative correlation between life satisfaction and life stress or not. A total of hundred (100) people were selected for the present study, where fifty (50) participants were third genders (hijra), and among rest of the fifty (50) participants, twenty five (25) were male and twenty five (25) were female participants. Both groups of participants were of the same age level that was in between 20-30 and were illiterate and socioeconomic status was lower class. For the study, purposive sampling technique was used. The findings of the study indicated that there was a negative correlation between life satisfaction and life stress. The Result indicated that there were differences between third gender and gender conforming people in both life satisfaction and life stress. Third gender’s mean rank in life satisfaction was 29.34 and that of gender conforming people was 71.66. That is the life satisfaction of third genders is lower than the gender conforming people. Result also indicated that the life stress of third genders was higher than that of gender conforming people, life stress score of third gender was 71.38 and that of gender conforming people was 29.62.
Third Gender, Life Satisfaction And Life Stress