Queer Infocus | March I ’20

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Queer InFocus is a bimonthly roundup of queer news in India.      

Swara Bhasker says that films like ‘Sheer Qorma’ can change society’s mindset

March 13, 2020

Swara Bhaskar says that films like ‘Sheer Qorma’ hold the power to normalise discussions around the LGBTQIA+ community. She says, cinema being an extremely powerful visual medium should ideally help reach hearts directly and also transform the society’s mindset.

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This Instagram ‘Museum’ Documents Queer Indians’ First Dates

March 13, 2020

Musuem of Queer First Dates, a one of a kind online platform documents queer experiences, which have often been ignored or buried, by turning simple scenes of a meet-cute into significant documentation. The project involves not just happy first dates but also stories with no “happy” endings.

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Haima Simoes is the Outreach Officer at the Queer Resource Center at One Future Collective.

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