4 Queer Influencers you should be following
Queerness is more than just rainbow colors and a flag. It’s an emotion. IT’S A LIFESTYLE. From raising awareness about socio-political issues surrounding the LGBTQ space through art, to creating campaigns for queer advocacy, these are 4 Indian LGBTQI+ influencers on Instagram you should definitely follow.
1.Artwhoring AKA Priyanka Paul
With 52.4k followers, Priyanka Paul is a poet and an illustrator who inspires through her art. She works around social justice and self-exploration, and has been a part of Gucci’s The Future is Fluid campaign in 2019. Paul’s art is known for its portrayal of urban feminism, body positivity and sexual liberation for women
Aditya Sahai, a former professor of Gender Studies at Ambedkar University, talks about the real meaning of gender and what it really means to identify as a transgender. From suicide care to politics, Sahai has speaks about everything. With 14.8K followers, Sahai’s posts truly portray the queer aesthetic.
3. Vivek Shraya
This best-selling author aims to educate and inspire their audience about mental health, queerness and much more. Shraya work ranges from music and literature to film and visual arts. Shraya, the creator of albums like Part Time Woman, describes themselves as a musician. Model/Actress. Author/Publisher. Brat.
It is Run by fashion illustrator, model, and TEDx speaker Anwesh Sahoo. It is said to be “A parallel universe where I get to be an illustrator and draw everything I love, from fashion illustrations to a Utopian world I’d want to be a part of.” On Sahoo’s page not only can you can see colorful illustrations and diversified drawing you can also see his opinions on issues like gender conformity, illustrated in ink and color.
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