Monday, September 23, 2019
Brunei Repeals Queerphobic Stoning Law After International Condemnation

Brunei Repeals Queerphobic Stoning Law After International Condemnation

After widespread boycotts, the Sultan of Brunei repealed the stoning law. The month-long campaign brought on one of the fastest global victories for LGBTQIA+ activists in recent memory.
How My Journey Of Transition As A Trans Man Taught Me To Redefine Masculinity

How My Journey Of Transition As A Trans Man Taught Me To Redefine Masculinity

We are often feel stuck due to the societal pressure and forget to explore our dysphoria in order to know what sort of transition – social, medical or legal – we desire or if we desire any sort of transition at all.
4 Myths About Same-Sex Parenting That Need To Be Busted

4 Myths About Same-Sex Parenting That Need To Be Busted

Drawing from the experiences of people who are personally affected by this issue, let's break down these harmful myths about same-sex parenting.
LGBTQ+ Films In Bollywood That Brought A Much-needed Discussion To The Big Screen

5 LGBTQ+ Films In Bollywood That Brought A Much-needed Discussion To The Big Screen

Let’s take a glimpse into some of the best LGBTQ+ films that brought a much-needed discussion on queer rights to the big screen.
Why According to Science '100% Straight People' Are a Myth

Why According To Science ‘100% Straight People’ Are A Myth

A groundbreaking 2015 study at Cornell University, USA, strongly suggests the non-existence of totally straight people or heterosexuals.
In Photos: Ahmedabad Queer Pride 2019, Where Jubilation Took A Front Seat

In Photos: Ahmedabad Queer Pride 2019, Where Jubilation Took A Front Seat

A huge group of people came together to be a part of the Ahmedabad Queer Pride March, the first to be held after the overhaul of Section 377.
The Anti-Trafficking Bill Puts The Lives Of Sex Workers At Risk. Here's Why.

The Anti-Trafficking Bill Puts The Lives Of Sex Workers At Risk. Here’s Why.

The Anti-Trafficking Bill conflates voluntary sex work with sex trafficking, putting the lives and livelihoods of many sex workers at risk.
Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga: Moving Towards Positive LGBTQIA+ Representation

Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga: Moving Towards Positive LGBTQIA+ Representation

Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga brought with it a shimmer of hope that alternative sexualities will find acceptance, not only on the screen but also in people’s mindsets.
In Photos: Mumbai's First Pride March Post 377 Ruling

In Photos: Mumbai’s First Pride March Post 377 Ruling

The striking down of Section 377 had been a consistent demand in the previous marches. With that goal having been achieved, this year, Mumbai's first pride parade post the ruling, saw demands for equal marriage and adoption rights, and inclusion of Dalit, Muslim, and other minorities in the mainstream dialogue, among others.
The Violence Behind Outing Someone And The Fatality of Queer Silence

The Violence Behind Outing Someone And The Fatality Of Queer Silence

Outing a queer person without our knowledge and permission is violent and unethical, as it suggests that our freedom can be taken away as punishment for our romantic, sexual transgressions.

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Dear Tamil Cinema, Let Brown Women Play The Role Of Brown Women

Dear Tamil Cinema, Let Brown Women Play The Role Of Brown Women

More than half the Tamil movies I watched had extremely light-skinned women from the North playing the roles of 'typical' Tamil women.
Why Do We Need The Menstrual Leave Policy In India?

Why Do We Need The Menstrual Leave Policy In India?

The debate on the ‘Menstruation Benefit Bill’ tabled by Ninong Ering, a Member of Parliament in Lok Sabha representing Arunachal Pradesh in 2018, triggered widespread discussion on the need to have menstrual leave policy for working women every month.
18 Indian Sportswomen Who Made A Difference In 2018

18 Indian Sportswomen Who Made A Difference In 2018

Here are 18 sportswomen in India whose achievements brought glory to our nation and we need to pay more attention to.