Sukhdeep Singh

Founder and Editor-in-Chief, Galaxy Magazine, India

Sukhdeep Singh is a software professional working with a leading multi-national company. He is the founder and editor-in-chief of Gaylaxy Magazine, an e-magazine that he founded in 2010 that provides a platform to the LGBTQ community in India and South Asia to express themselves and highlight their stories and issues. The magazine has over 250 contributors and 2000 posts, with an exclusive section in Hindi that remains the only one of its kind online LGBT resource in Hindi. Gaylaxy was awarded the Indiblogger Award 2017 for Gender Equality. His writings have appeared in Huffington Post India, Trikone Magazine, USA, Varta, and Germany-based travel portal Ebab. He is the contributor to the chapter on Sikhism and homosexuality in the book I Am Divine So Are You about Karmic faiths and sexuality. He has written various articles on Sikhism and its acceptance of homosexuality and challenges the stand of SGPC and Akal Sikhism against homosexuality. Sukhdeep is also currently working on a documentary an LGBTQ Sikhs. He was awarded the January Marie Lapuz Youth Leadership Award for 2016, Sher Vancouver. He was awarded the Global Diversity and Inclusion Award in 2017 and the 100 Top Global Diversity and Inclusion Leaders in 2018 at the World HRD Congress. He is a Fellow of Salzburg Global Seminar.

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