Homosexuality is considered a taboo in the largely conservative Indian society that we all are a part of. In a society where homosexuality is considered to be against Indian culture, against nature and against science, homophobia and transphobia are a binary product that we cannot negate. Gender diversity is a naturally occurring phenomenon but is often frowned upon by those who think only a binary code has been fed into the world and can actually ensure the so-called “normal” functionality of the universe. Homophobia, transphobia and biphobia are all products of the general intolerance towards gender diversity. It also furthers the idea that people who fit gender stereotypes are somehow better than those who don’t.
InUth.com ran a social experiment within the contours of our office to ask behavioural questions to our colleagues in order to gauge how homophobic or transphobic are we.