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Rainbow casteism and racism in the queer community is alienating us

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  Sophia I entered the Delhi queer movement in my early 20s, as a complete outsider in terms of language, origin, race, class, and caste identity. I wanted to bring change to the status quo and challenge the existing caste and class hierarchy that pervaded the movement. I started my initiative and became a vocal …

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An Open Letter to AUD: “The many ways a student can be violated by an institution”

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  Aroh Akunth  I am no more a student of Ambedkar University Delhi (AUD). My right to education has been obstructed. This letter lists out the reasons which have kept me from pursuing my education at AUD. It’s been two months since I first informed the authorities about the issues I have been facing with …

Features

Being Queer in Casteist India

Manish Gautam

  Manish Gautam Queer “signifies lives which challenge the heterosexual norm”, and the heterosexual norm means “the only valid way of sexually/romantically relating to one another is within the framework of either marriage or heterosexual relationship” [1]. Here queer is posed in opposition to heterosexuality or heteronormativity, and it has been attempted to present a …