Dhananjay Chauhan, a transgender rights activist currently pursuing Master’s of Human Rights and Duties at Panjab University, has successfully managed to push the University authorities to build a separate washroom for transgender persons in the University
The lack of discussions around the politics of social interactions between multiple forces and the mentally ill person at the intersection of these forces needs to be broken, because existence cannot be free of politics, and any non-conforming act or condition will be met with the weapon of shame.
Asmita Sarkar, a student of second year in the sociology department of Jadavpur University and the vice-president of AISA (All India Students’ Association) Jadavpur University Unit, is the first openly out lesbian woman to contest the Students’ Union election
It seems like Islamophobia and Homophobia have been pitted against each other in the race to attention, which should not be the case. Homophobia, or broadly, Queerphobia, is the root cause of all such incidents, where people have to give up their lives just because they were being themselves.
Mood swings, depression, anxiety, all of these affect you in an invisible way. I am yet to accept myself this way, to be comfortable with being a psychologically ill patient requiring treatment. But yes, I am consciously trying.