I share with you another collection of LGBTQIA+ memoirs and personal narratives from India. In prose and in verse. Not just by the members of the community but also by allies. Books that are a must-read. Because reading diverse books should not be limited to just Pride Month.
As we celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8th and Women’s History Month all through March, I share with you books to read on incredible women Indian history forgot. Warriors, queens, freedom fighters, social reformers, thinkers, and doctors. The history of women beyond the male gaze.
Unapologetic women. Inspiring women. Women who question societal norms. Women who lead from the front. Historical figures who have shaped the modern Indian woman of today who challenges patriarchy on a daily basis.
We began a conversation on asexuality last month as a part of Blogchatter’s #CauseAChatter campaign. We continue with must-read non-fiction picks including some graphic novels. For teens and adults alike.
I am sure you are well aware about how beneficial reading is for mental health. Today I share with you time-tested tips on how to read to boost mental health. Tips that I swear by. Tips that apply to both avid and new readers.
When it comes to LGBTQIA+ awareness, asexuality is perhaps the least talked about and the most misunderstood. So much so that many do not even consider it real. Today I discuss with you what exactly is asexuality, the asexuality spectrum, and the popular misconceptions about it.
One of my picks for #CauseAChatter this quarter is Women’s Empowerment and what better book to recommend than one that celebrates brave and outspoken women. Women who refuse to fit into a mould. Women who are labeled disobedient.
Happy Pride Month! Today I share with you must-read Indian LGBTQIA+ memoirs and personal narratives. If you are new to the genre or want to explore more Indian writings, these recommendations are a great place to start.
According to the last census of India conducted in 2011, there are 26.8 million people with disabilities in India. Yet the country fares poorly in terms of inclusivity. It ranked 62nd among 74 emerging countries on the Inclusive Development Index compiled by the World Economic Forum. The least inclusive among the G-20 countries.
India has a vast and brilliant collection of LGBTQIA+ literature. From the grand lady of Indian literature, Ismat Chugtai’s Lihaaf to the underrated graphic novel Kari by Amruta Patil. Today I share with you my picks of the must-read LGBTQIA+ non-fiction books. A collection of diverse writing that empowers and inspires.