October 16, 2016
Tags: Advocacy, india, LGBT, mumbai, New Colombo Plan, New Columbo Plan, Pride, Queer, University of Queensland, UQ, uq in india, uq in mumbai
Category: UQ in India, UQ in Mumbai
India’s Anti-LGBT law that was, and then it wasn’t, and then it was
Written by Kell Andersen
By Kell Andersen
India’s relationship with LGBT issues can – perhaps ironically – be summed up perfectly in just two words: it’s complicated.
Indeed, it would be easy to take one look at stories of the way LGBT people have been treated in India and assume that it’s a country with deeply entrenched anti-queer attitudes.
But as with so many aspects of Indian culture, the truth is much more complex than it first appears.
FULL STORY HERE
About The Author
Kell Andersen is a journalist and student with the University of Queensland. He is currently enrolled in a double degree of journalism and arts, majoring in philosophy. His interests range from gaming journalism, through to journalism which deals with marginalised people.