Mist, started in 2009, is an online collective of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals from India – aims at bringing the queer and ally community together to celebrate the joyous moments of life and building the strength within community. MIST is a space to share your talents, to learn and to be part of a bigger family. In 2015, Mist started an initiative called Making LGBTQ India Digital to provide website spaces for small CBO’s and NGO’s free of cost.
At present, Mist has its team members in three cities of India – Pune, Bangalore and Hyderabad.
Shyam Konnur, Founder & Director
An activist, educator and social entrepreneur residing at Pune, India. Founder of Mist and Queer and Allies Art Festival and has spent more than 6 years working for social change for Indian LGBTQ community.
Sri Ram, Co-Director
An HR professional based in Pune, India for 3 years and involving in various activities that supports LGBTQ rights for more than 4 years.