Edited by Minal Hajratwala, “Out! Stories from the New Queer India” is a collection of 30 LGBT short stories from India that are from diverse sections of the country and gathered from all over the country—even the diaspora. These are the stories of contemporary lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people in India who came out after the Section 377 ruling in 2009 by the Delhi High Court, which decriminalised homosexuality.
Minal Hajratwala is an author and her book, “Leaving India: My Family’s Journey From Five Villages to Five Continents,” won a Pen USA Award, an Asian American Writers Workshop Award, a Lambda Literary Award, and a California Book Award. It was also shortlisted for the ….. continue reading
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