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In this section, find photo essays of various protests, marches, pride walks and events by Feminism in India.

Chennai Pride

In Photos: Chennai Pride March 2017

The ninth Chennai Pride march occurred this Sunday, and it was a riot of colour, dance, beats of the dhol, and intersectionality!
Walk Like A Woman! Men Wear Women's Clothes To Support Why Loiter

Walk Like A Woman! Men Wear Women’s Clothes To Support Why Loiter

A walk organised by Why Loiter where men wore women's clothes and walked the streets of Mumbai to celebrate and support women's rights.
Durga, Gender and Sexuality - A Photo Essay

Durga, Gender and Sexuality – A Photo Essay

In this photo essay, I carefully examine the idols and explore the mystery of their various expressions. The idols portray the hypocrisy of the patriarchal society which, at one hand claims to worship goddesses, while at the other, does not respect women, non-masculine men and the LGBTQ community.
In Photos: Queer Azaadi Mumbai Pride March 2018 | Feminism In India

In Photos: Queer Azaadi Mumbai Pride March 2018

Queer Azaadi Mumbai organised the tenth Mumbai Pride March in the city on Saturday, 3rd February this year.
Namma Pride: The Karnataka Queer Pride Walk, 2016

Namma Pride: The Karnataka Queer Pride Walk, 2016 In Photos

Namma Pride: The Karnataka Queer Pride Walk, 2016 in photos.
In Photos: Mob Lynching Of Tabrez Ansari Sparks Nation-Wide Protests In 70 Cities

In Photos: Mob Lynching Of Tabrez Ansari Sparks Nation-Wide Protests In 70 Cities

In the light of mob lynching of Tabrez Ansari, a 24-year-old Muslim youth, brutally injured under the suspicion of theft, simultaneous protests were organized across 70 cities on June 27th.
Kolkata Rainbow Pride

In Photos: The 16th Kolkata Rainbow Pride March

On Sunday, Kolkata witnessed queer rage and solidarity on the occasion of the 16th Kolkata Rainbow Pride March.
In Photos: EFLU Students Protest Against Moral Policing By Cross-dressing

In Photos: EFLU Students Protest Against Moral Policing By Cross-dressing

EFLU saw a cross-dressing event on 7. November 2014 which demonstrated that gender is not a disease that can be contained within or by walls.
Widows of Vrindavan play Holi

In Photos: The Widows Of Vrindavan Streaked With Colours Of Holi

Widows of Vrindavan are relegated to white saris and living on margins of social acceptance. Watch them play Holi in colour-splattered saris!
In Photos: Delhi Queer Pride 2016 Demands Freedom And Dignity For All

In Photos: Delhi Queer Pride 2016 Demands Freedom And Dignity For All

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.

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