“I have no hesitation in accepting that I too belong to the majority of commoners who are yet to comprehend homosexuality completely. Ignorance is no justification for normalizing any form of discrimination.” Justice Anand Venkatesh, Madras High Court.
This Gupshup features a wide ranging conversation with Diversity and Inclusion Coach and Consultant Anupama Easwaran on the occasion of Pride Month. Anupama is an ICF and Erickson certified Executive Coach, a trained counsellor from Parivarthan, Bangalore and Heart to Heart Institute, Mumbai and Founder, in.harmony. She is also an activist for the transgender community and is an advisory member on the board of TWEET ( Transgender Welfare Equity and Empowerment Trust). Listen to this chat to know more about the struggles of the LGBTQ+ community in India, the specific challenges faced by transgenders, Justice Anand Venkatesh’s landmark judgement on same sex relationships, role of Bollywood and web series in shaping narratives about these sexual minorities and how to can become an ally of the movement if you so desire:)