Queerala has been organising the Pride March annually, with increasing participation each year. Mr. Kuriakose said the Pride March was able to bring more visibility to sexual and gender minorities with emphasis on their identity and the politics thereof. Larger issueA larger issue, he said, pertained to the patriarchal hold over institutions that disallowed the rights of this section of people. It required deeper intervention and a change in the social mindset. Cultural events were held after the public meeting.
Source: The Hindu August 12, 2017 18:16 UTC