This news is bound to make folks in the LGBT community happy.
India’s first online store selling gay literature has opened. Based in Malad, the store is called www.queer-ink.com and has been started by Fiji-Indian Shobhna Kumar, a self-professed lesbian.
The store sells gay fiction, academic books, books on women’s health, parents’ accounts of dealing with homosexual children and children’s books. But it does not sell erotica.
The 42-year-old currently has 200 titles, half of which are by Indian authors, in a range of regional languages. “They include books about the lives or accounts of parents of gay children.
Here’s a link to the article (Courtesy: Hindustan Times)