The more LGBTQIA+ Indians come out and claim spaces, the more vulnerable they become to hate crimes.
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Big Fat Gay Indian Wedding? Same-Sex Couple Fights for Right To Marry
Saattvic and Gaurav Bhatti are among at least six LGBTQIA+ couples asking the Indian courts to allow same-sex marriage.
This Coming Out Day, You Can Stay In the Closet if You Need To
Coming out is important – it makes the community more visible. But an intense focus on coming out places the burden on the individual to brave the fallout for …
Pandemic Worsens Plight of LGBTQIA+ Community in Tier-Two Cities, Small Towns
Compelled to go back to homes where they can't express themselves, or are still in the closet, how queer and trans people in smaller towns and cities are facing …
Love Doesn’t Come with Labels
On traversing the by-lanes of diversity dialogues with my sons.
My Mother’s Old Jade Jewellery
A poem on the desolation and hopelessness of being misunderstood.
On Equal Access, Dignity for the Queer Community: An Interview With Sharif Rangnekar
The former journalist and LGBTQIA+ activist addresses the feeling within the community that real concerns have taken a backseat and resulted in skewed public policy formulation.
Standing ‘Bi’ the Sidelines: On Not Feeling ‘Queer Enough’
The bisexual community faces some unique struggles that are often pushed into the shadows along with our identities.
‘That’s Not What I Meant’: Everything Wrong With Language-Policing Online
The very purpose of ‘activist language’ is to foster inclusivity but it often excludes those who are not well-versed with English or the specialised jargon.