In times, when there is increasing and growing antipathy towards Muslims and Dalits, when the voices of hatred and sirens for bloodshed get louder to terminate those who eat beef, when poor farmers and cattle traders are lynched for transporting cattle, shouldn’t LGBTQ people stand up and protest against each act of crime and injustice that unfurls each day?
Slut-shaming bisexual people is a real phenomenon and occurs at a large scale. It is simply assumed that since the members of the bi community can get sexually attracted to both men and women, they’re naturally the ‘whores’ of the group, inherently polyamorous with a threesome being their ultimate sexual fantasy
Queer people undergo enough repression in their daily lives by straight people, society, government and police, let them not face more repression and policing of their bodies and desires at pride marches.
On the occasion of IDAHOBiT, Gaylaxy and Feminism in India organised a panel discussion on the topic: Beyond 377 - What India Needs to Do For Queer and Trans Justice" on May 1st at India Habitat Centre, Delhi.