Gopi Shankar Madurai

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Gopi Shankar Madurai
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Gopi Shankar Madurai at WorldPride SUMMIT Madrid in 2017
Date of birth 13 April 1991
Place of birth Madurai, India
Nationality Indian
Pronouns ze[1][2]
Gender identity nonbinary/genderqueer[3]
Occupation activist


Gopi Shankar Madurai is an Indian LGBTQIA rights and Indigenous rights activist. Ze is the founder of Srishti Madurai, a student collective for gender and sexual minorities.[4] Ze is also the author of Maraikappatta Pakkangal (Hidden Pages), the first ever Tamil book on gender variance.[2]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Pareek, Shreya (27 November 2015). "At 19, Ze Came out of the Closet. Today, Ze Is Helping the LGBTQIA Community Live with Dignity". The Better India. Retrieved 10 August 2020.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Basu, Soma (12 April 2017). "Lonely in a crowd". The Hindu. Retrieved 10 August 2020.
  3. Nair, Shalini (6 June 2019). "Start with education system for change, says intersex activist". The Indian Express. Retrieved 10 August 2020.
  4. "Breaking the Intersex Silence in South Asia: An interview with Gopi Shankar". APCOM. Retrieved 10 August 2020.
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