For a long time, characters who were portrayed as villains or comic relief were shown so because of their alternate sexuality or gender identity.
She was born in the year 93 on a wintry morning inside a private hospital ward. She has no recollection of that day. Her grandma would tell her, “Your dad and I both jumped with joy when the nurse told us, ‘It’s a boy”.
The concept that drove the show was that of inclusivity. It was not only about having queer people on board, but about having people, all kinds of people just working together.
The stifled music was coming from an arms distance from him. Not from a radio, but from a person.
Not all love stories end in happily ever afters, especially when it comes to Nivi.
As part of this study, a survey was conducted based on a sample size of 46 closeted queer Indians, between the ages of 16 to 25, to understand the nature of suppression of identity, how they believed it affected their personality development and what views they had regarding safety in the workspace.
Can feelings of comfort and safety come in the form of a person?
From gymbods to activists to bloggers – the trans community has a Prince Charming for all your wishes!
For Hayle, a few swipes helped her find a home that can be carried around like a favourite cuddly blanket of comfort around the world.
Written as a picture book marketed for adults, here are six reasons why The Rabbit & The Squirrel should be on your bookshelves right away!
Our is our first user sent Tinder story!
The depiction of queer relationships in media works as an agent of social sexualization and is particularly more influential in the Indian society where sex is not discussed, even for educative purposes.
What is the wonder that is time, that brought you back to me?
Sweeter than the memory of you, is the surprise of a chance encounter.
Really, how does one …
Shals Mahajan, a writer, and a queer feminist fellow who lives in Bombay had to withdraw from a Children’s Writing Festival they were invited to because the organisers of the fest did not approve of the bio they submitted.
What happens when you find your long lost best friend instead, doing something they said they'd never even try?
A quick Google Search shows that people identifying as trans or gender non-conforming often face issues when traveling.
Our dramatic Bollywood fanatic has been swiping this whole time, looking for an expression that would catch her eye.
I wish this change in the law had happened a little sooner, but I am hoping that young children are not bullied the way I was back in school for my identity.
Through the zine, which features more than 15 inspiring, empowering, and fascinating stories brilliantly depicted with a smattering of quirk, we hope to spark a conversation or two and possibly introduce some unorthodox role models, increasing the visibility of queer characters among popular tales that we hear ever so often.
Filled with lots of sass and being badass,
laugh along with this queen
as he swipes and swipes.