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Only one-third of Lok Sabha MPs spoke about queer issues: study


An ‘archive’ released by Pink List India shows that less than a third of the 543 Lok Sabha MPs (27.8%) have addressed LGBTQAI+ issues in their political career.

The Communist Party of India, the Nationalist Congress Party, and the Congress have the highest percentage of elected MPs who have spoken up for queer rights. While the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has the highest number of MPs who have spoken up on queer issues, it also has the most number of members who have made explicitly homophobic comments.

Marking one year of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, Pink List India ...


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