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
Professional cosplayer, Romi Mondal, who was the brainchild behind this plan, decided to dress up as as Harley Quinn for the walk. A bunch of superhero lover queers and straight allies loved the idea and our little group grew. We chose the characters which were close to our hearts
The 15th edition of Kolkata Rainbow Pride walk will be held on 11th December, and will see participants walk the stretch between Y Channel, Esplanade to Park Circus Maidan via Lenin Sarani and Mullick Bazar from 2pm
It is Agniva's relentless and constant engagement with the activist world that was inspiring. She worked for transgender and genderqueer sex work rights, and thus also engaged with the sex workers movement.