ILGA » ILGA Asia » Indian queers soon to have their own Radio channel


Filter by Show me news ›

Indian queers soon to have their own Radio channel

India is all set to welcome its first radio channel dedicated to the LGBT community., India’s first Direct to Consumer multi-channel internet radio platform announced that it will play host to a radio channel especially for the Gay and Lesbian Community in India.

Avatar of Alessia Valenza

13th September 2013 17:48

Alessia Valenza | ILGA Asia

The channel will be available from 11th September 24×7 via any broadband connected device and mobile phones with a Data plan through mobile Apps for android, iOS, Blackberry and java feature phones. already has over 30 radio stations carefully created and curated by professionals with a wide range of music, non-music and talk shows with personalities like The Kiran Bedi Show and others.

Speaking to Pink Pages, Anil Srivatsa, CEO and Co-founder of Radiowalla said, “One of the main objectives of, as a platform, is to cater to special interests of a population not being addressed by mainstream media adequately and that of inclusion of all through the diverse channels offered on this radio platform. I believe that the Gay and Lesbian population can benefit from a space of their own. This community has style, they are upwardly mobile, they are coming out to show the nation that they belong and have to be accepted and it is about time they get a voice of their own in the national discourse. I am delighted at this decision to have their participation as part of our offering.”

Read more