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Nirvana

Beyond bistros: Nirvana Bistro in Hyderabad serves homely food and also promoting arts and music 

Kapil Kanchibotla, Co-founder of Nirvana Bistro, Hyderabad, talks to us about his six month-old space

Published on 5th November 2018
Women rights news update

Sometimes women have to fight for the right to do push-ups: US Deputy Chief of Mission MaryKay Carlson 

Women, people of other genders and those who are discriminated against have to stand up for their rights and the way forward is through education, 

Published on 3rd October 2018
Section 377

So long #Section377: How social media exploded after SC decriminalised anti-gay law

As the Supreme Court of India struck down the Section 377 in a landmark verdict, here's how prominent LGBTQIA+ voices in the country reacted 

Published on 6th September 2018
Right to equality, LGBTQIA

Pride at the end of this rainbow: Will you be there at the Bhubaneswar Pride Parade 2018?  

Discussions were held on topics like 'Did homosexuality exist in ancient India?' and 'Same-sex references in Islamic Sufi poetry' at Queer Literature Readings

Published on 25th August 2018
Section 377

Life beyond Section 377: And we finally saw the sun

History owes an apology to LGBT persons for ostracisation, discrimination, noted the judgment stating that this judgment has to be considered in all pending prosecutions

Published on 6th September 2018
Fundamental Rights

Verdict on Sec 377 is rubbish, says LGBT activist and academic Ashley Tellis

The educator believes that the historic verdict does not deserve the fanfare that it has received and says that it won't make the difference that is really needed

Published on 6th September 2018
LGBT

#Section377: IIM Kozhikode's LGBT forum hopes that administration will now 'recognise' them

Himanshu Singh, the founder of Umeed - IIM Kozhikode tells us that the group enjoys full support from the faculty, but has not been recognised by the management

Published on 6th September 2018
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Don't miss Queerala's Homomorphism II, an art exhibition on same-sex intimacy in Kochi 

Homomorphism II, the exhibition at Kerala History Museum explores same-sex intimacy through art 

Published on 14th July 2018
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Do away with your prejudices about people at The Human Library in Bhubaneshwar, courtesy Bhubaneswar Poetry Club

BPC has arranged for an interesting range of human books which will help you chase away all your prejudice 

Published on 7th July 2018
Sahodaran

Chennai's LGBTQIA+ community is coming out in order to take down Section 377 

The Tamil Nadu LGBTQIA community and Sahodaran gathered together on Indian Coming Out Day on July 2 to create awareness among the public on why the Sectio 377 should be revoked ASAP

Published on 4th July 2018
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Besides transgenders, India does not recognise other queers as they don't have a 'physical condition'

Transgenders are the only members of the community that are recognised and given special benefits by the country — because they have a biological condition exacerbated by societal stigma

Published on 1st July 2018
Laya

Transgender model Laya tells us what was right and wrong about Njan Marykutty

Laya Maria Jaison talks about how Malayalam flick Njan Marykutty portrayed transgenders in the right spirit while pointing out the film's shortcomings at the same time 

Published on 29th June 2018
KaranVig

London Calling: How designer Karan Vig went to study abroad and burst out of the closet

25-year-old Karan Vig is already a big name in the fashion industry for two reasons — for his designs and for his it's-none-of-your-business attitude towards being gay 

Published on 28th June 2018
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How Pratik Sarkar breezed through Boys School and NIFT without being bullied for being gay

Obviously, there was some name calling here and there, but because he was a topper and went on to study at NIFT, he was safe. The fashion designer tells us there are safe campuses for the queer

Published on 27th June 2018
Pride

Meet the people who are getting Churches to welcome the LGBTQIA+ community into their fold

The National Council of Churches in India, along with queer christian members has been trying to get religious communities and leaders in the country, to accept LGBT individuals

Published on 28th June 2018

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