Drag Artist Patruni Sastry on Sexuality, LGBTQI & Pride

Patruni Chidananda Sastry is a pansexual drag artist from Hyderabad and tells DESIblitz of their story regarding sexuality in India. Whilst sexuality is a massive taboo in India and in the South Asian community, Patruni is making active strides in eradicating this stigma. They want to break down the barriers in how people understand gender and the LGBTQI+ spectrum. This […]

20 Gender Identity & LGBTQ+ Terms You Need to Know

Gender identity is not defined by someone’s genitals. Before we get into the specific terms, the most important thing you need to know is gender identity is not the same as sexual orientation. Conflating the two is one of the biggest misconceptions around gender identity. The other myth is that gender assignment is a matter of straightforward anatomy. Both the […]