- 28 Aug 2021
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Are Online Spaces Safe for Queer People in India?
With the COVID-19 pandemic having haltered in-person queer events around the world, much of queer organizing, dating, socializing and networking has now shifted online
This opinion was published in Fair Observer on August 28, 2021.
About the Authors
Kanav N Sahgal is Samvidhaan Fellowship Programme Manager at the Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy and Communications Manager at Nyaaya. He holds a Master's in Development from Azim Premji University, Bengaluru and specializes in global gender politics and the law- with a focus on gay rights and abortion rights. Kanav also has extensive experience in the domains of development communications, programme management, human resources management, social media management, content writing, and on-ground advocacy. He has worked for NGOs, not-for-profits, and for-profits engaged in the following domains: international development (monitoring and evaluation), environment and social consulting, student leadership development, anti-human trafficking, and LGBTQIA+ advocacy. Kanav writes extensively for the media and is a regular columnist for national and international platforms as diverse as The Hindu, Deccan Herald, The Diplomat Magazine, Cosmopolitan India, JURIST, The LSE Review of Books, and The Cambridge Global Affair among others.
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