The Queer LitFest was conceived to create a conversation about queer Indian literature, queerness in India and to bring together political and literary values of the works that play an important role in the lives of queer people.
We need to take steps and create policies to ensure that growing up queer be free of discrimination and danger that currently threaten us.
This Sunday, Delhi celebrated its 11th Delhi Queer Pride Parade in Central Delhi. Over a thousand people dressed in a riot of colour gathered at Tolstoy Marg at 3 PM to commemorate the first Pride after the momentous 377 judgment.
Each day of this week, FII pays tribute to a victim of transphobic violence to memorialise them for the Transgender Day of Remembrance 2018.
Dona Marven talks about bearing the harsh brunt of being a trans woman, an identity that is still misunderstood and discriminated against, in the city of Shillong.
As a trans man, I had felt a constant discomfort with my body during my entire childhood as I faced discrimination at both my home and school.
Instead of pinkwashing, these organisations can take concrete steps to help the queer communities by making their workplace queer-friendly.
Despite facing different obstacles from within and outside the system, Pondicherry University successfully conducted its first pride march.
These South Asian writers who greatly contributed to queer literature helped me become further comfortable with my own identity.
As Kolkata's Queer Walk was being celebrated, the crowd witnessed desire and politics emerging unvanquished at the same time.