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10 Indian LGBTQIA Influencers To Follow Today

| Published on June 9, 2021

The month of Pride is finally here. As we embark into the month of June, here’s acknowledging these influencers who are highly active on YouTube, Instagram, Facebook, and other platforms, fight 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 more than 195K followers. Having transitioned from a man into a woman, she was the first in Karnataka to have done so. In recent times, she has collaborated with other popular influencers to voice her opinions on the subject.

Durga Gawde

An educator and drag performer, Durga Gawde rose to popularity with her gender-neutral fashion. She has been quite vocal about gender fluidity and can be seen on Instagram with her beauty and fashion guides.

Priyanka Paul


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A self-taught artist, poet, and writer, Priyanka has come a long way in fighting for LGBTQIA+ rights and is highly popular on Instagram. In fact, she is also recognized globally for her artwork.

Rishi Raj

Rishi is an intersectional LGBTQIAP+ activist who uses poetry to raise awareness about concerns around the subject on Instagram. He is also a beauty influencer and often indulges in tarot card reading for his influencers.

Alex Mathew

Alex resides in Bangalore and is a popular LGBTQIA+ activist who uses fashion, beauty, and his profession is being a drag queen to share his experience about coming out.

Vivek Shraya


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Vivek is not just a trans model who creates awareness in his community but also an assistant professor at the University of Calgari, Canada. She brings out experiences around trauma from being forced into masculinity to converting to a woman.

Maitrayanee Mahanta


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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. She has earlier collaborated with the likes of Ritviz and Dolly Singh.

Rohit Singh


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You might recall seeing Rohit in various makeup videos on Instagram. He often breaks gender-based stereotypes in society with his make-up experiments.

Vqueeram Aditya Sahai


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Vikram, now known as Vqueeram is a professor at the Ambedkar University and uses his Instagram handle often to talk about LGBTQIA+ rights, inequality, and mental issues.

Ankit Dasgupta


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Ankit rose to popularity by working closely with journalist Faye D’Souza in Article 377 towards the acceptance of homosexuality in India. He is a renowned gay activist and television strategist.

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