Kanav Narayan Sahgal

Kanav Narayan Sahgal is the Samvidhaan Fellowship program manager at Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy, India. With over five years of experience in gender and sexuality research and advocacy (with a specific focus on LGBTQIA+ communities), mental health and sexual health advocacy, development communications and strategic human resources management, he's worked for NGOs, nonprofits and for-profits engaged in international development, environmental and social consulting, student leadership development, anti-human trafficking and LGBTQIA+ advocacy. Kanav is also a columnist for multiple national and international platforms and is associated with multiple LGBTQIA+ advocacy groups based out of India. He holds a master’s degree in development studies from Azim Premji University, India.

For Americans, Abortion Is More Controversial Than Same-Sex Marriage

September 21, 2021

The raging debate around abortion rights in the United States has recently been reignited when Texas passed a law banning all abortions past the detection of a fetal heartbeat, usually at a six-week mark. The issue gained further traction after the Supreme Court failed to block the legislation, sparking fears among reproductive...

Are Online Spaces Safe for Queer People in India?

August 28, 2021

Indian queer cyberspace has evolved drastically over the years. The internet arrived in India in 1995, and high-speed broadband technologies started only in 2004. Before that, queer mobilizing mostly took place through informal and clandestine channels. It was only in 1991 that the first Indian queer organization was formed in...