Pride month is finally here. As we embark on the month of June, we recognize these influencers who are very active on YouTube, Instagram, Facebook and other platforms, fighting for LGBTQIA rights and making people aware of how important it is to celebrate different genders.
These are the top 10 LGBTQIA influencers you should follow today.
Dr. Trinetra Haldar Gummaraju
Dr. Trinetra is a popular LGBTQIA + rights influencer on Instagram and has over 195,000 followers. Having transitioned from male to female, she was the first in Karnataka to do so. In recent times, he has collaborated with other popular influencers to express his opinions on the subject.
A drag artist and educator, Durga Gawde rose to popularity with her gender-neutral fashion. She has talked quite a bit about gender fluidity and can be seen on Instagram with her beauty and fashion guides.
A self-taught artist, poet, and writer, Priyanka has come a long way in the fight for LGBTQIA + rights and is very popular on Instagram. In fact, it is also recognized worldwide for its work of art.
Rishi is an intersectional LGBTQIAP + activist who uses poetry to raise awareness of concerns about the issue on Instagram. He is also a beauty influencer and often indulges in reading tarot cards for his influencers.
Alex resides in Bangalore and is a popular LGBTQIA + activist who uses fashion, beauty and her profession is to be a drag queen to share her experience of coming out of the closet.
Vivek is not only a trans model raising awareness in his community, but also an assistant professor at the University of Calgari, Canada. She brings up experiences around trauma from being forced into masculinity to becoming a woman.
Hailing from Assam, Maitrayanee is a writer and creator who is slowly gaining popularity on social media. She is often seen posing with her partner. He has previously collaborated with artists such as Ritviz and Dolly Singh.
You may remember seeing Rohit in various makeup videos on Instagram. She often breaks gender stereotypes in society with her makeup experiments.
Vqueeram Aditya Sahai
Vikram, now known as Vqueeram, is a professor at Ambedkar University and uses his Instagram identifier often to talk about LGBTQIA + rights, inequality, and mental issues.
Ankit gained popularity by working closely with journalist Faye D’Souza on article 377 towards acceptance of homosexuality in India. He is a renowned gay activist and television strategist.