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In Bengalaru, a law student falls in love as the nation’s highest courts decide whether his love is legitimate. In Mumbai, a film star and a parent discuss their own journeys of "coming out" as advocates of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender movement. In rural Kerala, two girls row a small boat and feel their hearts opening.

These are the lives of queer Indians tod
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Paperback, 447 pages
Published 2012 by Queer Ink (A venture of Offside Enterprises)
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Apr 09, 2013 rated it really liked it
Can't believe there is so much of LGBT culture in India! Happy to see them coming out with their stories, many of which are touching and heartfelt, but written in an amateurish way!

Good attempt to bring LGBT issues to the frontline!
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a collectible of short stories driving you through a plethora of struggles & emotions leading to acceptance or denial of your true self :) Loved the compilation... :)
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Minal Hajratwala is a writer, performer, poet, and queer activist based in San Francisco, where she was born before being whisked off to be raised in New Zealand and suburban Michigan. She is the author of Leaving India: My Family’s Journey From Five Villages to Five Continents (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, March 2009). She spent seven years researching and writing the book, traveling the world to i ...more