Wednesday, October 23, 2019
queering mental health

Queering Mental Health: Mental Health From The Margins

Queering mental health is necessary to respond to the needs of queer clients by incorporating the stressors inherent in living on the margins of a heterosexually defined world.

Understanding Queer Fan-Fiction As The Site For Healing

As a queer woman of colour, I was able to locate that sense of solidarity in queer fan-fiction produced by queer fans and fandoms of colour.
One Year After Section 377: Get To Know The ABCDs Of LGBT

One Year After Section 377: Get To Know The ABCDs Of LGBT

Its been a year since the scrapping of section 377 and this week, we go back to school to learn our much needed queer alphabets.
Netflix's Queer Eye Breaks Social Constructs Even Within The Queer Community

Netflix’s Queer Eye Breaks Social Constructs Even Within The Queer Community

Entering in 2018, the Netflix series Queer Eye, has gained significant popularity due to its groundbreaking content which defies historically set conventions of gender identity at large.
A Year After Section 377: Where Are We?

A Year After Section 377: Where Are We Now?

Too many articles have already discussed the nitty gritties of the “historic judgement” and the aspects of Section 377 it decriminalizes, I understand that there is an ocean’s gap between “law in text” and “law in context”.
"Couples Need A Room, Not A Judgement"—The Quest For Queer Friendly Hotels

“Couples Need A Room, Not A Judgement”—The Quest For Queer Friendly Hotels

But why is it that despite the decriminalization of section 377 in India and the ad-campaign by StayUncle, companies like OYO, Trivago, Booking.com, have kept mum on their stance of providing Queer friendly hotels, especially for same-sex couples in India?
In Photos: Queering Spaces And Spacing The Queer

In Photos: Queering Spaces And Spacing The Queer

There is an intimate relation between how spaces are formed, how gender is formed within it and how gender guides formation of the space.
Trans People Are Calling Out On Indian Transgender Bill | #RapeIsRape

Trans People Are Calling Out The Indian Transgender Bill | #RapeIsRape

The new Transgender bill makes sexual offence against a transgender person, punishable with as little as 6 months to a max 2 years in prison.
A Critique Of Transgender Persons (Protection Of Rights) Bill, 2019

A Critique Of Transgender Persons (Protection Of Rights) Bill, 2019

A series of betrayal of assurances and a convolution of a law that would do nothing for the trans community and would rather snatch away the bare minimum that existed. The Transgender Persons (Protection Of Rights) Bill, 2019 bill fails the community on various accounts.

How My Girlfriend And I Were Thrown Out Of A Chennai Pub

Last year, the apex court of the country nullified the section 377, thereby decriminalizing every person who engages in non-heterosexual relations. But law reform does not instantaneously translate into societal reform, and India is the finest example of that.

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These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution/इन 15 महिलाओं ने भारतीय संविधान बनाने में दिया था अपना योगदान

These Are The 15 Women Who Helped Draft The Indian Constitution

On this Republic Day, let us take a look at the fifteen powerful women who helped draft the Indian Constitution.
To Kill a Mockingbird

Gender Roles And Stereotyping In ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’

To Kill a Mockingbird covers several themes that are often uncomfortable to encounter and explore, such as racism and loss of innocence.

Mahasweta Devi’s Draupadi As A Symbol Of Subaltern Defiance

In Draupadi, Devi presents a strong woman who despite being marginalised and exploited, transgresses conventional sexual and societal standards.