The Solid Seven: India’s most influential Gays & Lesbians
Interviews by Udayan, Vikram, Sandeep and Ratnesh
Members of India’s gay and lesbian community have been coming out in large numbers in recent years. Each coming out has an effect on the world around. But there have been some luminous individuals- who through their ideas and work have created a real impact on Indian society. Among them are well known journalists, writers, lawyers and film makers.
Here’s presenting Pink Pages’ first list of India’s most influential gay and lesbian Indians.
- Ashok Row Kavi: Journalist and Activist
- Onir: Film maker
- Harish Iyer: Activist and Media Professional
- Ruth Vanitha: Writer
- Manavendra Singh Gohil: Social activist
- Sridhar Rangayan: Film maker
- Arvind Narrain: Lawyer
(Editor’s Note: The list, though not comprehensive, has been drawn solely on the basis of the influence that these individuals have on our society- which includes the media, intelligentsia and the political class.)