*This article was first published in #ReclaimTheBindi Zine, Issue #2 (June 2016)
This month’s theme for the #ReclaimTheBindi zine is LGBT+, and when I learnt this I was stumped. As a cishet woman, I have no personal experience with such matters. What on Earth was I going to write?
Perhaps a news piece on LGBT+ rights in India? Nope, boring. A list of my favourite LGBT+ desis? LMAO nice try! There aren’t enough out desis for that!
And then it clicked: I should turn the conversation over to someone who knows what they’re talking about and can effectively utilise this platform. And the first and only Continue reading