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.
British Council India in partnership with #Social and Gaysi Family is inviting people to come and watch these incredible films on the 26th of this month at Todi Mill Social, Mumbai.
The 9th edition of the Bangalore Queer Film Festival (BQFF), that spanned from 9th March to 11th March, screened a staggering 89 films from over 30 countries.
Labels like transgender, intersex, and cross-dressers leave us with specific classification, but these terms aren't always black and white.
On Sunday the 18th of February city of Ahmedabad's witnessed its first major Pride march.
Spring is a state of mind (in Mumbai) and in our attempt to drown ourselves in colour and happiness we planned out a great night for us AND YOU on the 15th of April. YAS.
Papa, I have not been an ideal child. We have fought plenty over the choices I have made in life.
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.
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.
From a young age I learned that the world thought it knew who I was better than myself. Racism is many things, but part of it is a crisis of imagination.
Our mythology defines us – and it’s more ‘pop’ than you think!
Whether I love doing drag, I am yet to figure.
On Mahashivratri, let's celebrate one of Shiva's greatest love - that for goddess Kali!
Throughout the performance, I could sense that Ehsaas is not a play that demands acceptance. In fact, it goes beyond the point of breaking the binary and looking at acceptance and dignity as a basic human right.