Queer Arts Groups

Aravani Art ProjectAravani Art Project aims to embrace the Transgender Community by creating consciousness, well being through art, awareness & social participation.
Website: https:// aravaniartproject.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aravaniartproject/
Rainbow Voices MumbaiRainbow Voices Mumbai, India’s 1st LGBT choir aims at providing a platform to showcase musical talent in the community in the form of a ensemble of voices.
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/rainbowvoicesmumbai
QGraphyQGraphy is a platform for budding and accomplished photographers likewise; among queer individuals and their allies who share a passion for Photography. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/qgraphygroup
Queer AddaQueerAdda is a safe space for queer folks and allies to interact in a casual manner about various hobbies and interests.
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/qamumbai
The QUART ProjectThe QUART project aims at bringing gender equality through art.
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thequartproject/
Dancing QueensIndia’s first trangender dance troupe. It is known for three words—celebration, talent and entertainment.Though the initiative of Dancing Queen has been established from past 7 years, the brand Dancing Queen has been established from last 3 years to raise pink money for the Queer Azaadi March initiative.
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DancingQueensOfficial/
Doon Dancing AngelsUttarakhand’s first ever transgender person led dance group Doon Dancing Angels is supported by Prayojan Kalyaan Samiti. It aims to showcase the cultural skills of trangender community to the mainstream society. Read more
QueerKalaBridging Communities Through Creativity, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship.
Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/QueerKala
Website: http://theqknit.lgbtq.co.in/queerkala/
Queer Arts Movement – IndiaQueer Arts Movement, India (QAMI) hopes to bring the queer movement in the country to a larger mainstream; through performing arts and conscious dialogue.
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/QAMIndia/
Prakriti Dance AcademyPrakriti dance academy is exclusively for the transgender community, imparting free classical dance lessons to the community members. It was inaugurated on 26 June 2018.
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Prakriti-প্রকৃতি-427898537708711/
Dhwayah Arts and Charitable SocietyDhwayah Transgenders arts and charitable society is formed inorder to motivate the talents of transgenders in kerala,we look forward to bring the uneducated friends in our society and thus give them a proper education,also encourage others arts activities.
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Dhwayah-arts-and-charitable-society-1863440683981951
TRANS/HEARTSTRANS/HEARTS is an art project that aims to reach out to 10,000 transgender people & teach them to express their untold life stories on canvas.
Website: https://transhearts.org
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/transhearts/
Gender BenderGender Bender is an annual festival that explores new and innovative ideas in the field of Gender. The festival invites applications for artistic projects, the shortlisted grantees receive a trigger grant and an opportunity to showcase their work at the festival.
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sandboxcollective/
HHH – High Heel HottiesThe High Heel Hotties are India’s first all male dance troupe that performs in stilettos. Challenging gender norms and doing it with style.
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/highheelhotties
InsideOut Art ProjectInsideOut Delhi is a volunteer LGBTQ+ organisation of Indian and ex-pat professionals and diplomats based in New Delhi, supporting health, human rights and the arts through cultural exchange.
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/InsideOut-Art-Project-442599296236680/
Website: https://www.insideoutdelhi.com/
The BackPack TravelsThe BackPack Travels is a camping organization working in the field of Eco-tourism, wildlife, adventure and trekking holidays. They handle all types of clients ranging from casual tourists, children, schools, colleges to corporate companies, LGBT community members and special interest groups.
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheBackPackTravels/
Rudra Polash Dance AcademyThe first transgender dance group in West Bengal.
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Rudra-Polash-Dance-Academy-1464397870321544
Spicy GirlsHyderabad-based trans women band. Read more
Queer Reads BangaloreThis is a reading group, open to anyone, everyone, age, gender, race, orientation, class, caste no bar – and we shall focus on novels, shorts, novellas, plays, poems – all that is written, and written in the creative sphere – that are concerned with LGBT+ themes, people, communities and issues. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/103728579787781/
Mumbai QueeratiIt is a LGBTQ+ bookclub based in Mumbai.
QuiltQuilt (Queering Li) is Orinam/s reading group, in existence since late 2012. Website: http://orinam.net/events/quilt/
DragvantiDragvanti is an online space hosting indian drag scenes articles, events, reviews etc. Website: http://www.dragvanti.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/dragvanti/
Kadak CollectiveKadak is a collective of South Asian womxn and queer folk who work with graphic story-telling of different kinds. Website: https://kadakcollective.com
Kinky CollectiveA group which seeks to raise awareness about kink in society as well as to strengthen the BDSM community in India. Website: https://kinkycollective.com
Color Positive It is a production house that deals with the taboo around LGBTQIA community in India by hosting plays, events and performances. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/colorpositive
Pictures Against PrejudiceIt is an Indian Art Exhibition held as a part of Queer Azaadi March (QAM), Mumbai’s Pride Week since 2011. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PicturesAgainstPrejudice/