The panel called the Trans Bill out for being extremely regressive and pointed out how it takes away the right to self-determination away Transgender people.
The Namma Pride 2019 Parade in Bengaluru was on the 24th November. The queer community decided to wear black in solidarity against pressing issues.
On 24th November 2019, thousands of people marched from Barakhamba Chowk to Jantar Mantar for Delhi Queer Pride 2019.
Transgender Awareness Week is dedicated to raising the visibility of transgender people and address issues members of the community face.
I am a Muslim trans man, so I used my religion as an excuse when my school used to celebrate informal collective Rakhi festival with a motive that no boy’s wrist should be empty (except they left me out).
People, sometimes without even realising or intending to, ask a transgender man or a trans person such questions that are absolutely inappropriate and offensive.
Often Queer women struggle in finding places to live, applying for jobs and universities. Workplace harassment is more likely to happen if they are out of the closet.
On 19th October, Ericka Hart, a Social Justice Distributor and Sex Educator tweeted the phrase, "Any Gender Can Get Their Period" for National Period Day. While the post received a positive response from many, there were a large number of people who were vocally opposed to this opinion.
Several times, asexual women get married to heterosexual men in an arrange marriage set-up only to realize that they do not feel any sexual attraction towards their husbands. This leads to domestic violence, marital rape and conversion therapy.
Popular media is having a lack of asexual characters. Usually, if there is a character, it is full of stereotypes. Asexuals are depicted as cold, mindless, killers and villains if they get any representation.