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In conversation with LGBTQIA+ activist and entertainer Rani Ko-He-Nur aka Sushant Divgikar

Watch anchor, model, entertainer and trans activist Rani Ko-He-Nur aka Sushant Divgikar like you've never seen her before. Rani is set to host The CSR Journal Excellence Awards 2021 in Mumbai. In a candid, mind-opening chat with The CSR Journal, she breaks down prejudices and stereotypes, talks transgender representation in pop culture and Bollywood, and...
self defence workshop

Self Defence Workshop for the LGBTQIA+ Communities

To be able to look after oneself – physically, intellectually and financially is an incredible feeling. A cis gendered, able-bodied, heterosexual person is often brave enough to defend him/herself in time of need. For them, physical care means regular exercise or staying fit, but many face the burden and need to be able to...
Keshav Suri foundation

Keshav Suri Foundation Conducts Walk-in Diversity Job Fair for LGBTQIA+ Communities in 11 Cities at The Lalit

It has been three years since our country bid goodbye to an archaic law, Section 377 on September 6. And three years since the launch of Keshav Suri Foundation on October 13, 2018; three years of small yet meaningful initiatives to build the nation; to embrace, empower and mainstream the marginalized communities in India. To...
MG Car Club

CSR: MG Car Club India donates food supplies to the transgender community in Kolkata

Taking forward its MG SEWA mission, MG Motor India supported the transgender community by providing daily commodities to them in Kolkata. The MG Car Club (MGCC) officers Amitabh and Md Hassan partnered with the Kolkata-based non-government organisation (NGO) Anandam and raised funds for the initiative from MGCC-I, Kolkata centre. MG is known for its community-...

ibis MUSIC We Are Open Celebrates Diversity and Inclusiveness

ibis, part of the Accor group has announced the global debut of “ibis MUSIC We Are Open”, a virtual voyage of ibis MUSIC featuring a roster of international headliners curated by Sony Music Entertainment as well as up-and-coming talents from all over the world identified in collaboration with Spotify. Headlining the tour are Charlie Winston...

Transgender Day of Remembrance 2020 – Memories of the murdered

Every November 20th is poignant for the queer community; it is a day for honouring the memory of trans persons who have lost their lives due to violence. Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR) today is a reminder that transphobia is very much alive and present in the “woke” new millennium. What is Transgender Day of...

Akshay Kumar in Laxmii might hurt rather than help trans community

The year 2020 has been unkind to people across classes and countries, but the minority that has probably suffered the most in India is the transgender community. From the loss of livelihoods to blatant misrepresentation in the Transgender Persons Act, 2019, trans people suffered one setback after another. One more is threatening to rear...

6 most prominent Indian LGBT activists

We have begun the third week of LGBT History Month 2020 yet nowhere close to know more about the gay rights movement than when the month started. The movement on American soil has been rather well documented than on Indian shores. However, there isn't much on Indian LGBT activists, without whom the queer community...

October is LGBT History Month!

Globally, LGBT History Month is held every October as a celebration of inspirational personalities who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer. As we close one fortnight and enter the second one in LGBT History Month 2020, let's salute queer icons in India. Without these courageous personalities, the queer movement wouldn’t have been alive...

CSR: SEEDS and Honeywell provide more than 10 million meals to marginalized communities

SEEDS and Honeywell have joined forces to distribute food kits that will provide 10.7 million meals across nine cities to people who have been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. These include daily wagers, contract workers, and migrant population who have been displaced because of the lockdown. While phase-1 of the distribution drive provided around 3.7...

This NGO gave rations to 100 families of the trans community

The transgender community has been one of the worst-hit sections of society due to the crisis caused by the pandemic. All sources of income have been blocked and most are unable to access support being provided by the government due to lack of formal documentation and identification. While executing COVID-19 relief in Delhi with...

Stigma against LGBT Community can lead to Deep Rooted Issues

By Janvi Sutaria Imagine the entire world from a black and white lens! With flowers, trees, animals – all of the same colour. Do you think the world would be as beautiful and fun to live in? Do you think the scenery would still act as a wonder to the eye? Similarly, having all humans of...

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