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Chennai Organised A Queer LitFest For Writers and Artists In The Margins

Chennai Organised A Queer LitFest For Writers and Artists In The Margins

The Queer LitFest was conceived to create a conversation about queer Indian literature, queerness in India and to bring together political and literary values of the works that play an important role in the lives of queer people.
Why Should Growing Up Queer Be Traumatic?

Why Should Growing Up Queer Be Traumatic?

We need to take steps and create policies to ensure that growing up queer be free of discrimination and danger that currently threaten us.
In Photos: Delhi Bursts With Pride After 377 Judgment – Delhi Queer Pride 2018

In Photos: Delhi Bursts With Pride After 377 Judgment – Delhi Queer Pride 2018

This Sunday, Delhi celebrated its 11th Delhi Queer Pride Parade in Central Delhi. Over a thousand people dressed in a riot of colour gathered at Tolstoy Marg at 3 PM to commemorate the first Pride after the momentous 377 judgment.
On Transgender Day Of Remembrance, Here Are 5 Trans People Who Were Victims Of Our Transphobic Society | #TDOR2018

On Transgender Day Of Remembrance, Here Are 5 Trans People Who Were Victims Of...

Each day of this week, FII pays tribute to a victim of transphobic violence to memorialise them for the Transgender Day of Remembrance 2018.
Dona Marven's Difficult Journey As A Trans Woman In Shillong

Dona Marven’s Difficult Journey As A Trans Woman In Shillong

Dona Marven talks about bearing the harsh brunt of being a trans woman, an identity that is still misunderstood and discriminated against, in the city of Shillong.
The Trauma Of Growing Up As A Trans Man In A Heteronormative, Casteist Society

The Trauma Of Growing Up As A Trans Man In A Heteronormative, Casteist Society

As a trans man, I had felt a constant discomfort with my body during my entire childhood as I faced discrimination at both my home and school.
Dear Indian Brands, Pinkwashing Does Not Equal To Allyship

Dear Indian Brands, Pinkwashing Does Not Equal To Allyship

Instead of pinkwashing, these organisations can take concrete steps to help the queer communities by making their workplace queer-friendly.
Breaking Barriers Within The Campus: First Ever Pride March in Pondicherry University

Breaking Barriers Within The Campus: First Ever Pride March in Pondicherry University

Despite facing different obstacles from within and outside the system, Pondicherry University successfully conducted its first pride march.
5 South Asian Writers Who Expanded The Boundaries Of Queer Literature

5 South Asian Writers Who Expanded The Boundaries Of Queer Literature

These South Asian writers who greatly contributed to queer literature helped me become further comfortable with my own identity.
Kolkata's Queer Walk 'Down With Fascism': Where Celebration Meets Dissent

Kolkata’s Queer Walk ‘Down With Fascism’ Where Celebration Meets Dissent

As Kolkata's Queer Walk was being celebrated, the crowd witnessed desire and politics emerging unvanquished at the same time.

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5 Feminist Economists Who Change The Way We See The World

5 Feminist Economists Who Change The Way We See The World

Here are 5 feminist economists who contribute in making economics acknowledge and address the differential impact of gender on individual lives and the on the society at large.

What Exactly Is Happening With Ishqbaaaz And Why Is Star India Still Silent About...

The makers of Ishqbaaaz have chosen a direction that does disservice to the female protagonist, the show, and everything the channel supposedly stands for.
6 Things Single Women Still Can't Do And It's 2018 | Feminism In India

6 Things Single Women Still Can’t Do And It’s 2018

The everyday discrimination faced by single women stands testimony to the notion that women ‘belong’ to, first their fathers and then their husbands. In the year of 2018, with all of us talking so vehemently against the oppression of basically everyone, the 71 million population of single women should not be ignored anymore.