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7 Badass Quotes From India’s First Openly Queer Athlete Dutee Chand

Dutee Chand (she/her) aged 25, came out as homosexual in 2019. She is one of India’s first out and proud LGBTQ+ sportsperson.

Chand is a professional sprinter and has won several championships. She competed at the 2016 and 2020 Olympic Games.

Below are a few inspirational and badass quotes by her.

1) A bold statement in support of the LGBTQ+ community

2) Truer words have never been spoken!

3) A strong take

4) Yet another bold statement


Read more: Here In India, Homosexuality Is Completely Acceptable


5) Absolutely!

6) The one about love

7) Words to live by

So far, Dutee has inspired many young girls and women to follow their dreams of becoming an athlete. Her being openly queer spreads hope and pride amongst millions of people who belong to the LGBTQ+ community, leading us towards a more inclusive and proud society.


Image Credits: Google Images

Feature Image designed by Saudamini Seth

Sources: ESPN, The Hindu, The Freepress Journal

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This post is tagged under: athlete, female athletes of india, LGBTQ athletes, LGBTQ community india, queer, queer community, queer community india, india, women

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