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.”
“Gendered disparity in entrepreneurship is more class-centric than we credit it to be.”