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India now has an openly gay athlete, but will brands be more accepting?

Jaideep Vaidya
India now has an openly gay athlete, but will brands be more accepting?

Dutee Chand is running on a treadmill before dozens of photographers and videographers at a product launch event in a Mumbai studio. Sponsor events can get exhausting for celebrities but not for Chand. Skechers India, whose new shoe she was promoting in Mumbai last week, invited her only for their product launch event.