Dutee Chand, Lilly Singh, Prince Manvendra Singh Gohil and more Indian LGBT icons you should know about. Photos:  @duteechand, @lilly, @jonrossatl/Instagram
Dutee Chand, Lilly Singh, Prince Manvendra Singh Gohil and more Indian LGBT icons you should know about. Photos: @duteechand, @lilly, @jonrossatl/Instagram
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7 Indian LGBT icons you need to know: from YouTuber Lilly Singh, Olympian Dutee Chand and gay royal Prince Manvendra Singh Gohil, to transgender activist Laxmi Narayan Tripathi and film director Onir

  • LGBT activist Laxmi Narayan Tripathi played a key role in India’s decision to legally recognise the gender identity of transgender people in 2014
  • Novelist Vikram Seth and business tycoon Keshav Suri openly criticised the colonial-era anti-homosexual law Section 377, leading to it getting scrapped in 2018

Dutee Chand, Lilly Singh, Prince Manvendra Singh Gohil and more Indian LGBT icons you should know about. Photos:  @duteechand, @lilly, @jonrossatl/Instagram
Dutee Chand, Lilly Singh, Prince Manvendra Singh Gohil and more Indian LGBT icons you should know about. Photos: @duteechand, @lilly, @jonrossatl/Instagram
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