Rajeev Anand Kushwah


Rajeev completed their under graduation in Political Science Hons. from Sri Venkateswara College, University of Delhi in 2020. They graduated with Masters in Women’s Studies from Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai in 2022 and were a participant at the International Writing Program’s Summer Institute, University of Iowa for the 2021-22 session. They have been the recipient of Mavelinadu Collective’s grant for non-fiction for the first issue of Debrahminising Gender. Their work can be found in EPW, Women’s Link Journal, Shuddhashar, and Hindu College Gazette among others.

Their research interests include queer experiences, feminist ethics of care, and masculinities.



Notes on Allyship

October 12, 2022

In this opinion piece, published by Gaysi, Rajeev Anand Kushwah explores the understanding of Allyship, exploring what constitutes effective allyship, and what support straight allies can extend to queer movements and communities.

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Northern Regional Consultation on the Freedom of Marriage and Association and Prohibition of Honour Crimes Bill, 2022

January 17, 2023

CLPR participated in a two-day consultation on its draft ‘The Freedom of Marriage and Association…

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A Queer-Trans Critique on Marriage Equality in India

December 20, 2022

On 14th December, the Supreme Court asked the Union to respond to a plea by an Indian and…

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