Dominant patrilineal structuralism threatens to ruin the progress made by our community, as conservative queerphobic and Islamophobic traditionalists spread their backwards thinking in a devastatingly power-tripping manner
All YouTube influencers are in dire need of education on LGBTQ and gender issues. What better way for Youtube to celebrate Pride this year than sensitising content creators in India, and thus actually helping the Indian LGBTQ community.
It is not just people like CarryMinati that need to be held accountable for vitiating the environment and polluting young mind with homophobic slurs. Platforms like YouTube need to be held accountable too.
Being an Indian man of colour wearing a turban, I faced, and still do, a lot or racism and stereotypes within the gay community. I would also get asked questions like “Can Sikhs be gay?” or “Are you allowed to be gay?”