As Kolkata's Queer Walk was being celebrated, the crowd witnessed desire and politics emerging unvanquished at the same time.
There is a need for more inclusivity for bisexuals as they are at a higher risk of experiencing depression and anxiety due lack of support.
The trauma of just the existence as a queer person has no vocabulary in the mental health research discourse.
The students of St. Xavier’s college of Kolkata organised 'My Pride 2018' – an event that celebrated the pride month and comprised of performing arts, movie screening, as well as exhibition and sale of various artworks.
After coming out as a non-binary trans person, I was ostracised by my friends who helped spread homophobic rumours instead of supporting me when I was raped.
The people who walked the walk, and more so, ‘led’ the ‘Pride’ at Presidency University, were cis-heterosexual able-bodied Savarna faculty.
The LGBTQIA+ community of Shillong organised the first pride march in the city on September 14, celebrating Supreme Court's recent verdict decriminalising homosexuality.
Gay panic defence with the help of the existing homophobia in our country, ensures the further marginalisation of the LGBTQIA+ community.
To expand our idea of sex beyond heteronormativity, we must unlearn the toxic ideas propagated by colonialism, patriarchy and homophobia.
The Supreme Court ending Section 377 does hide the fact that a lot of different sections of India are still being discriminated against.