None of the mainstream media in India had carried any news regarding the Censor Board denying the certificate to Love, Simon. Then how did this fake news start circulating over the internet? We tried to reconstruct the events.
Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) workers, including women, brutally beat up three trans women at Kapurwadi in Thane on May 27th. A group of 15 people attacked the three trans women near Majiwada bridge at night, alleging that they engaged in prostitution.
Indian steel giant Tata Steel took a big step towards inclusivity at workplace with the launch of WINGS, an Employee Resource Group for LGBTQ employees under its Diversity and Inclusion program called Mosaic.
the official twitter handle of Indian National Congress tweeted about IDAHOBIT and wrote that it stands against discrimination, prejudice and hate of all kinds. This is the first time that any political party in India has tweeted/celebrated IDAHOBIT and affirmed their support not only for removal of Section 377, but LGBTQ rights in general
A sit in protest was held by the transgender community of Kashmir at Press Colony, Srinagar on 13th May against non-implementation of NALSA judgement in Jammu and Kashmir and disregard of transgender rights in the state.
While the opening film Beats Per Minute highlights coming together of individuals to fight a common cause, the AIDS epidemic; the closing film Evening Shadows highlights how it is important for family members to come together to support their children.