It Gets Better by Queering The Pitch – Session on Mental Health by Deepak Kashyap

An interactive workshop on the emotional and mental wellbeing was moderated by Deepak Kashyap, Psychologist and Wellness Counselor at The LaLiT New Delhi and The LaLiT Chandigarh on February 23, 2019 and March 25, 2019 respectively. More than 100 participants attended the workshop in each city including people from the community, college students and the hotel staff. Deepak brought attention back to social polarization, leading to different inclinations getting depression. He questioned the upbringing of children by forcing them to fit into the patterns pre-determined by our society.

The workshop emphasized on the importance of self love and the ways to collectively Embrace, Empower and Mainstream gender.