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On 29th November 2015 Delhi marked its 8th anniversary of the Delhi Queer Pride. Queer individuals, allies, friends and families took to the streets of the city to celebrate the diversity of gender and sexuality. This years pride made a strong statement on casteism. Dalit queer individuals Akhil Khang, Dhiren Borisa, and Dhrubo Jyoti made the below statement on stage when the pride march concluded.
Priya Thangarajah’s sudden death is a deep loss to the legal and activist fraternity in South Asia, writes Sumit Baudh.
The socio-legal and politico-economic conditions of transgender people in India are at a very strange juncture. India has recriminalized homosexuality through the Kaushal judgement on the one side and upheld the right to choose one’s gender identity vide NALSA vs. Union of India on the other.