Monthly Community Meeting for Queers and Allies

Freedom of speech, privacy across online discourses, support groups and anonymity etcetera remain as vital concerns for LGBTIQ people in cyberspace considering the vast digital footprints each netizen leaves. While online violence against queer people, in India, have been recorded via...

X’mas Gathering- 2018

“Christmas is a season not only of rejoicing but of reflection!” – Winston Churchill In recurrence with the Monthly Community Meetings and Focus Group Meetings Queerala hold, we call for our annual get-together’; a Day to rejoice and reflect our actions....

Monthly Community Meeting on ‘Romance and Relationships’

Monthly Community Meeting on ‘Romance and Relationships’ With emphasis on the romantic relationships of LGBTIQ people Queerala invites queer community friends and their allies to be part of our Monthly Community Meeting(MCM). While team Queerala wishes to address the very particular...

Consultative Meeting on ‘Faith and Sexuality’

There have been improved interventions of various faith based collectives, across India, in combating homophobia and advancing queer readings of Theology since the past decade. However the socialisation of LGBTIQ people, as themselves, among faith groups has not gained appreciable levels....

Monthly Community Meeting (MCM) for Queers & Allies

MCM (September 2018) on the Scope of 377 Verdict. This version of Queerala’ Monthly Community Meeting (MCM) would focus on understanding the relevance of Supreme Court verdict and its implications. The aftereffect of the verdict across areas of healthcare and policy...

Right to Love and Choose One’s Partner! When?

On 6th September, as Queerala joined the celebrations of the Supreme Court’s verdict which pronounced IPC Sec 377 unconstitutional, we happened to receive a phone call from Riju*, a 36 years old person. The distressed call, only made clear the fact...