LGBTQ
Perspectives by and on the lives of people in India who identify as part of the LGBTQ+ community.
We Need More Of The Conversations Started By Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga #LetLoveBe

Finally mainstream cinema, or rather Bollywood has decided to turn its head towards love stories that are far more representative of the general public than the stereotypical ‘boy meets girl’ concept.

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Why We Need More Gender Neutral Toilets In India

In recent times, the issue of gender neutral or unisex toilets has come up frequently in the US. But what about in India? Here's why they are important.

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Sana Suman’s New Petition: Transgender People Have A Right To Education

Something as simple as enrolling in college is incredibly hard for transgender people. How do we expect them to earn their livelihoods when we deny them education?

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Not Everyone Who Gets Periods Is A Woman!

While the silence around women and periods is slowly being broken, there is still an absolute lack of awareness around men who bleed. Here's a call for more empathy towards trans men and their problems with menstruation.

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Why It Was So Hard To Answer My Little Boy’s Question, “Amma, Can A Boy Marry A Boy?”
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A mother who thought she was a progressive thinker faced some hard questions from her 5 year old, and the introspection and learning led to this - may all our parents be like this!

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If Schools Discriminate Against Trans And Queer Persons, What Are Our Children Learning?

A school in Bangalore discriminated against a genderqueer writer who was to be a speaker at a children's literature fest. What went wrong, and how can we change our attitudes towards the LGBT+ community?

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