The presence of someone queer has always been powerful. This is not just because the individual is or was powerful, but also because the difference that they bring to the standard ways of life.
While stereotypes have a foundation, not all lesbians look the same, or fit into the same categories.
I talked to an approximate of 20 people I like to call friends. For research purposes, people particularly between the ages of 21-28, belonging to different economic and professional backgrounds and of varying genders. What I found out disheartened me to no extent.
The media coverage of this incident has been cruel, to say the least, towards the queer community.
Here are six Golden Gate City events you won't want to miss this year.
Passing is something that all binary and many non-binary trans people contend with, often on a daily basis.
The western framework of trans identity is also seen as the more modern version of being trans. Several cultures around the world, including India, have had indigenous trans communities historically.
This trans visibility month, we bring you top ten places that constantly attempt to create a safer ambiance for transgender people.
Drag is about being comfortable with your own sexuality.
Transgender persons disrupt the established status quo of being and seeing and being seen.
Labels like transgender, intersex, and cross-dressers leave us with specific classification, but these terms aren't always black and white.
Here is a narrative from Hindu mythology that explores the spectrum of gender and transcending across the binaries that exist.
On Sunday the 18th of February city of Ahmedabad's witnessed its first major Pride march.
Being intersex is a naturally occurring variation in humans, and it isn’t a medical problem. It’s also more common than most people realize.
The fact that these students were forced to 'own up' to their feelings almost points out to the fact that instead of supporting and aiding the growth of the child, schools now focus on what is 'moral' and 'immoral'.
March 31st is a day of observance. As the International Transgender Day of Visibility, it is a day of quiet learning and a changing thought process in a world that continues its progress towards acceptance and love.
Leila Seth was also one of the staunchest advocates of justice delivery to the victim of the 2012 Delhi gang-rape case.
Searching about a public place, known by word of mouth, in pursuit of a partner for sex, and the good and bad that follows, are the lived experiences of nearly every gay man in India- married, closeted, young and hopeful.
Being a feminist doesn't end at respecting women. Growing up in this world, we've all internalized some toxic misogynistic behaviors without realizing it.
The way the feminist and the LGBTQ movement have gained momentum in India constantly transcends the personal realm and entry into the public.