खबर लहरिया Photo Stories Hastakshep Na Karein

Hastakshep Na Karein

The story of queer India has largely been synonymous with urban India and cities. As the power of queer money and low-hanging kudos for representation beckon (lesbians too can practice Karwa Chauth and use fairness creams, anyone?) — the images we see are flattened. With this graphic narrative, we bring you instead, queer stories from rural Uttar Pradesh. Stories — plural, because they are multiple and not homogenous. Based on field reporting by KL senior reporter Nazni Rizvi, writing and editing by Riddhi Dastidar and illustration and design by Jyotsana