Sikhism as a religion is very tolerant and advocates equality and there are no references to homosexuality and homophobia in Guru Granth Sahib.
In Photos: Kolkata Rainbow Pride Walk, 11 December'16!
Late afternoon on the 27th of November, it was a beautiful sight in Delhi as hundreds of people marched from Barakhambha Road to Jantar Mantar, covered in rainbow colours, waving signs of freedom and equality, asking for their right to be who they are and choose who they love in the Queer Pride Parade, 2016.
Namma Pride: The Karnataka Queer Pride Walk, 2016 in photos.
Now, I know very well that everyone’s coming out or not coming out experience is unique. I’m writing this piece because when I was in the beginning stages of my queerdom, if I may, reading about other queer people and talking to more helped me tremendously.
So it was clear, I was a biromantic asexual. Yet the label didn’t feel all that right. Yes I did feel romantic attraction and it was directed towards both the genders.
Gazal, known as Gunraj till the age of 25 to everyone around her, was born with Gender Dysphoria. In one of her INK talks (yes, she's done more than one) Gazal says "For as long as I can remember, I’ve always felt, without even a fragment of doubt, that I was a girl."
It becomes very difficult to explain it to people who are really ‘curious’ to know what a creature called homoromantic grey ace looks like.
I am a 35+ single woman and I identify as a heteroromantic asexual.
I realised I might be aromantic asexual because I am not too keen on sex nor am I interested in romance. This term defined me a lot.