7 queer Indian writers you don't want to miss out on!

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Piyush Singh
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If you enjoy reading, you're going to enjoy unwinding with a book written by these queer Indian writers!

For a long time, gay literature was used as an umbrella term for any LGBTQIA+ literature but the contribution of queer Indian writers to this discourse has immensely helped literature be more diverse and inclusive. These visionaries along with many people dauntlessly paved the way for queer exposure in pop culture. This is the reason why we can find amazing and diverse LGBTQIA+ representation in literature today across the globe!

Queer Indian writers like Hoshang Merchant, Akhil Katyal, Aditi Angiras, Apurva Asrani, Shyam Selvadurai, Saleem Kidwai, and Gazal Dhaliwal help you understand the community better. Whether it's Aditi Angiras's poetries or the books of Saleem Kidwai, their work isn't just educational; it helps you ask the right questions and will urge you to do something for the community.

Keep an eye out for these writers!

Hoshang Merchant

Akhil Katyal

Apurva Asrani

Aditi Angiras

Gazal Dhaliwal

Saleem Kidwai

Shyam Selvadurai

Do follow them to understand more about the LGBTQIA+ community!

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