Somaiya Diaries – Chapter 12 (Aditya Sharma)

‘If you have more than you need, give it to those who need it the most.’   And this is the sole principle of Aditya Sharma, who is an ordinary Somaiyaite with some extra-ordinary deeds. Pursuing his final year in IT engineering, he enlightens us with his thoughts. Not everyone believes in giving back to…

Being Socially Accepted

  Human beings are social animals. We are always on a quest to seek happiness and one very important category that defines happiness for most people is BEING PART OF A GROUP. To be loved and to love, is the most common predilection of man. The feeling of being left out, the feeling of rejection…

LGBT social movements around the world

LGBT has been a sensitive issue which affects 10% of the population. It’s a sexual orientation which one doesn’t demand for but acquires naturally. Often these kind of people are subjected to discrimination and inequality.To bring an end to the differential treatment towards them , which are often unfair , there have been several social…

Somaiya Diaries – Chapter 8 (Koninika Roy)

“My parents knew about my sexuality way before I could open up to them because of the fact that I made it so obvious. I never tried to hide it. My facebook was full of rainbows, so they didn’t really have to ask me anything. But yes, there was always a slight opposition from their…

L G B T?

LGBT is an initialism that stands for Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) but what I know for sure is that these 4 words mean a lot more. The term LGBT or GLBT or LGBTQ was adopted in the 1990s and refers to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (and queer) people. However, the term is not…

Parvaah, A KJSCE Initiative.

Parvaah is the social initiative of K. J. Somaiya College of Engineering which started under Symphony in 2015 with the aim of creating awareness and bringing about a change. It is inspired by the philosophy that it is the duty of every individual to contribute towards the society. It was started with a motive to…

Somaiya Diaries – Chapter 7(Nakshatra Bagwe)

“I’m Nakshatra Bagwe, an actor, a filmmaker and I happen to be India’s first gay brand ambassador. I have been an equal rights activist for a long time now and I have been a part of various homosexuality awareness projects from the time I came out. My passion lies in filmmaking and acting in feature…