Pride against Prejudice

By Priyarupa Sinha ( L&T-MHPS)


Today,  I am no longer illegal.

State will no longer intrude in my personal matters ,

It will no longer dictate my personal choices,

It will no longer challenge my sexual orientation.

Today , my fundamental right is finally recognized.


Today , my fear and pain ended.

I will no longer be seen as a  criminal now ,

I will no longer hide my homosexuality ,

I will no longer be mocked for my prolonged struggle.

Today , my respect and dignity is restored.


Today , I only hope for a receptive audience .

For it’s time for attitudes to change ,

it’s time to eliminate the stigma faced over the years ,

it’s time to empower us  against any discrimination.

Today , I hope for a complete equality.


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Wow, just wow! Captures the thoughts of millions in such a simple way.


Such simple and impactful… This piece is epitome of simple writing

Sujith Mohandas

This piece clearly shows the triumph of the people who have struggled a very long battle. Well written.