The Intersex people constitute one the most misunderstood and marginalized communities in the world. Often brought under the trans umbrella, their very existence is ignored by the society. The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act barely acknowledges this community and does very little to alleviate the issues faced by them. It is high time we pay attention to issues such as intersex infanticide and non- consensual surgeries performed on intersex children.
Posted on June 4, 2022, 2:57 p.m.Read More →
The landmark judgement, which decriminalized Homosexuality in India, was a significant step in promoting LGBTQ rights in the country. It ought to remove prejudices and stereotypes based on gender identity, and most sections of society welcomed the step. However, some more work still needs to be done to create awareness about gender equality in the country.
Posted on May 12, 2022, 7:50 p.m.Read More →
Every Single Individual- Gay, Straight, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender- Every Single Individual Deserves To Be Treated Equally In The Eye Of Law And In The Eye Of Our Society. The individual's identity to the pedestal of divinity - sans identity, the name is only a denotative term, and the sustenance of identity is the filament of life. The destruction of individual identity would be tantamount to the crushing of dignity, which encapsulates privacy, choice, freedom of speech and other expressions. Attitudes and mentalities have to change to accept distinct identities of individuals, who must be respected for who they are, and not compelled to become who they are not.
Posted on Jan. 13, 2022, 11:54 a.m.Read More →