June being Pride Month, we decided to throw some light on Indian queer pride marches and cities, hence brought them on Wikipedia.
It was Wikipedia Editathon day at our office today and we edited articles on Indian women in sports to reduce the gender gap on Wikipedia.
On 1 May 2017, Feminism in India and Gaylaxy Magazine hosted a panel discussion on queer and trans rights #Beyond377.
For April, Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Feminism In India along with Punjabi Wikimedians co-organised a Wikipedia Editathon on ‘Sexual Assault Awareness Month’ to increase the representation of Indian NGO's working on child sexual abuse, sexual and domestic violence on Wikipedia as well as to teach a new skill of creating and editing articles on Wikipedia to the youth.
For March, Women's History Month, FII organised a Wikipedia Editathon on 'Indian Women In Science' with Punjabi Wikimedians & Swedish Embassy.
This month, we got together with Punjabi Wikimedians at our New Delhi office to co-host a Wikipedia Edit-a-thon on Online Social Movements. The edit-a-thon was aimed at creating/editing Wikipedia pages of online social movements in India across issues of caste, gender, sexuality among others who lack representation on the platform currently.
This month, on the World Human Rights Day which falls on December 10, we got together with Breakthrough India at their Delhi office to co-host a Wikipedia Edit-a-thon on Human Rights Activists in India. The edit-a-thon was aimed at creating/editing Wikipedia pages of human rights activists in India (both individuals and organisations) who lack representation on the platform currently.
Indian queer feminists are now on Wikipedia!
FII and BT co-hosted a Wikipedia Edit-a-thon on “Indian women poets and authors” at Breakthrough's Delhi office. The edit-a-thon was aimed at creating/editing wikipedia pages of Indian women poets and authors who lack representation on the platform currently.
The fourth Mumbai Feminists meet-up was held on the 10th of January at the Hive in Khar. A performance by The Zehen Collective, as part of the ‘Pride’ events was the centerpiece of the event. The show was called ‘Main Yeh Bhi Hoon’ Monologues - discussions of coming out.
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