An ally to the Indian queer cause can be of great help in de-stigmatizing the identities of LGBT+ folks in society.
Given the widespread oppression of trans persons in our society, an awareness of transgender rights and terminology is definitely Maneka Gandhi's business.
Taksh Sharma has been making waves in the Indian fashion scene as well as on social media where she is popularly known as Kawaiibloggerchan.
Toxic monogamy culture displays signs of codependency which manifests in ways that have invariably toxic outcomes.
The Print's article about how "gay Modi fans can finally shut the liberals up if Section 377 is decriminalised" is a laughable statement.
The media assumes that portrayals of all cisgender womyn in same-sex relationships are of lesbians, as though other queer identities don't exist.
Men menstruate too! However, trans men feel uncomfortable with their periods because they have been normalised as cis-female experiences.
Bollywood has always had a lot of opportunities to sensitively depict men loving men, but it has usually used homosexuality as a punchline.
We asked queer Indians how Section 377 had impacted their lives and used as a tool to threaten, intimidate & harass. Here is what they said.
Sexual harassment faced by MSMs cannot be understood on the same terms as heterosexual cases of harassment.