The Humsafar Trust has launched campaign ‘Queer Against Quacks’ which focuses on battling against the stigmatization of sexual and gender differences as mental illnesses and diseases.
The campaign, will go on till May 17 with a rally at Azad Maidan. May 17 is International Day Against Homophobia, Tranphobia and Biphobia. The campaign is supported by the Indian Psychiatric Society (IPS).
World Health Orgainization, The Indian Psychiatric Society and the World Psychiatric Association have clearly affirmed that being gay is neither a disorder or a disease. Being homophobic definitely is.
The organizers must appeal to suspend and punish those doctors who are giving shock treatments to gays and asking them to have sex with members of opposite sex.