When the case against Section 377 was first filed by the Lawyers Collective, there was a lot of opposition to it within the queer community, and it took a fair amount of convincing and dialogue to bring everyone on the same table.
A new set of videos by 101 India is capturing the life and experiences of a whole spectrum of LGBTQ people. The videos, most of which are between five and six minutes long, cover the life stories, struggles, negotiations and triumph of queer individuals.
Gaysian Faces is a queer anthropology project that features Asian members of the gay community around the world. Queer Asian individuals who wish to express themselves usually send in a headshot with a handwritten note about their experience or message, and it is posted on the social media page of Gaysian Faces.
The Bengaluru Pride & Karnataka Queer Habba was a lively musical affair, with drum beats and chanting. The Pride March was the culmination of month long events such as theatre, poster making, awareness of issues particular to the communit.