Saturday, February 22, 2020
Laxmmi Bomb: When Bollywood Tries Too Hard (And Fails) To Be ‘Woke’

Laxmmi Bomb: When Bollywood Tries Too Hard (And Fails) To Be ‘Woke’

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Laxmmi Bomb is categorised as a comedy-horror and according to early promotions is supposed to be a movie about a transgender ghost which takes possession of Kumar’s character.
Why Is There A Lack of Asexual Representation In Indian Media?

Why Is There A Lack of Asexual Representation In Indian Media?

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Asexuality is often misinterpreted as a lack of sex by society, this leads to conflict between the asexual community and the society at large.
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

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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

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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

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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?

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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Power Of Misogynist Intellectuals: Jordan Peterson & His Indian Allies

Power Of Misogynist Intellectuals: Jordan Peterson & His Indian Allies

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The Canadian psychologist, Jordan Peterson kicked up a storm with his seemingly compelling arguments against feminism, political correctness, and more.
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Dear Media, Use These New Stock Images To Depict Rape Instead! | #GBVinMedia

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FII ran a crowdsourced art campaign to create new stock images for the media to use when covering incidents of gender-based violence.
To Kill a Mockingbird

Gender Roles And Stereotyping In ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’

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