History of Gay Rights in India

Gender and sexuality have always been a pivotal point of discussion in our country but sadly there has not been much scope of acceptance in these discussions. We have always tended to be rigid in our thoughts and refused to accept any ideas which we are not feeling comfortable with. Especially, with the rise ofContinue reading “History of Gay Rights in India”

LGBTQ+ In India: What Changes Did Scrapping S.377 Bring?

Culture, Religion, Customs, Traditions, Beliefs, Honor, Respect, Teachings are some concepts that hold immense importance in Indian Society. As much as there are positives for that, there are negatives impacts of it in society. Individualism, freedom, acceptance and equality are aspects that many groups are fighting for. In a country where arranged marriages still holdContinue reading “LGBTQ+ In India: What Changes Did Scrapping S.377 Bring?”

The Struggle of LGBTQ Groups in India

The first thing that coursebooks teach a child is that there are two types of genders, i.e., male and female. This is where the roots of the problem lie. A child is taught since the beginning that there are only two genders, so when he/she grows up, it becomes really difficult to give up onContinue reading “The Struggle of LGBTQ Groups in India”

Queerphobia Kills: An Indian Story of Love(lessness)

“Pride is a revolution, not a party. You are invited to join us if you dare.” June marks the most important time for the LGBTQIA+ community as it is celebrated as ‘Pride Month’. A lot of cishets[1] tend to come to pride, not in solidarity but as they consider it a party. The masses ofContinue reading “Queerphobia Kills: An Indian Story of Love(lessness)”

Conversion Trials of Homosexuals In India

Identity is an expression through which a person is recognized. Before wealth, before anything that matters, the identity is described by a person’s gender. A poor person, a homeless person has an identity whether it is male or female. In India we have laws even for animals but there exists a section of the societyContinue reading “Conversion Trials of Homosexuals In India”

Adam, Eve and…

Every human being in this world is created by God and has to be recognized equally. I am what I am, so take me as I am   – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ‘Transgender’ is an umbrella term and is different from LGB- lesbian, Gay, Bisexual. There is often confusion relating to various concepts related toContinue reading “Adam, Eve and…”