Revisiting the Very First Pride March in India

It was way before decriminalisation or social media existed, back in 1999, it was the Kolkata Rainbow Pride Walk, aka KRPW. Considered one of the oldest prides in South Asia, the Kolkata Rainbow Pride Walk was also called the “Friendship Walk” and was organised on July 2. Owing to the history of movements around human and political rights, it feels like the ideal city where something like a Pride March …….continue reading

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