This World Mental Health Day, let’s bring the conversation closer home. Explore how non-English Indian literature creates awareness on mental crises.
Belongg Literature Collective: Associate “A book club is one of the only pieces of evidence we have that people are still thinking.” Adapted from Jerry Seinfield. “We all should know that diversity makes for a rich tapestry, and we must understand that all the threads of the tapestry are equal in value no matter what […]
We spoke to Anusha Misra, founder of Revival Magazine, about disability, sexuality and more.
Belongg, in partnership with The Wire, is pleased to announce the Belongg Online Literature Festival (BOLF) which will take place between the 3rd and 6th of July. BOLF will feature over 75 speakers who have written, illustrated, translated, and published books on themes of gender, sexuality, race, religion, caste, ethnicity, disability, inclusion/exclusion, and prejudice/bias, and will seek to foster important conversations on inclusion and diversity. More details, and the passes, are available on the Festival website: www.belongglitfest.com.
“When my parents tried to financially pressurise me as an intended act of mitigation, I realised how important it was to be financially and socially empowered in order to be able to pursue one’s sexual identity.”
The following poems have been penned by Sneha Krishnan, who is the winner of the ‘Pictures & Words’ contest we held during the International Film Festival of Bhubaneswar recently. Sneha talks about power, resilience and women, through her poetry. So I’m Angry For the voices of dissent that drop dead. For the innocent who are […]
“We don’t know how to exactly quantify it, but the perspectives, trauma and horrors of that time are definitely pervasive until today. But we don’t even have to go to the past to see it, it’s happening in the world around us.”
Associate, Belongg Book Club & Library “A book club is one of the only pieces of evidence we have that people are still thinking.” Adapted from Jerry Seinfield. “We all should know that diversity makes for a rich tapestry, and we must understand that all the threads of the tapestry are equal in value no […]
This list is an attempt to catalogue films that shouted womanhood and showcased the themes that surround their lives and how they overcome challenges.
Belongg is a new impact venture that seeks to promote diversity and inclusion in Indian cities and serve people who, otherwise, due to their gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, caste, or ability, would face prejudice/bias and get severely compromised access to services such as housing, jobs, healthcare, and education. Belongg seeks to fix this through […]