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Lost in Translation: Why do Indian elections not have enough transgender candidates?

Transgenders need more representation, for that they need empowerment and for that, they need more representation — is it a vicious cycle with no end?

Published on 4th April 2021
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Meet Arun Prasad, the man who owns 18,000 comics and is trying to trace their history in India

Arun Prasad has been collecting Indian and Western comics since 1998. We speak to him about his mission to trace their history in India and how he fell in love with the medium of art

Published on 24th March 2021
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Taking Malayalam to the masses: How Arya Prakash is popularising Malayalam pop culture through memes and posts

Arya Prakash, the mind behind Silma Reviews and PopCult Tribe, makes Malayalam pop culture universal. She tells us why she does it and why social media is the best place for it

Published on 24th September 2020
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After COVID-19 devastation, Tamil Nadu trans couple needs help to keep their 'dream' mobile tea shop running

The couple, who got married in 2018, had been wanting to start their own business for a long time. Preethisha is a theatre artist and has acted in over 10 films

Published on 17th February 2021
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Who is Andy Jassy? Here's all you need to know about the new CEO of Amazon

Andy Jassy joined Amazon in 1997 and has worked with Bezos for a long time as the founder himself said in his letter to his employees

Published on 3rd February 2021
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This Kolkata filmmaker will be featured at the Berlin International Film Festival. Here's why you should check out his work

Every year, around 200 filmmakers from 65 countries are featured at the Berlin International Film Festival. This year, Kolkata's Tathagata Ghosh is one of them

Published on 26th January 2021
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Several UN agencies working closely with Indian authorities for massive vaccination programme

UN teams have monitored more than 4,000 vaccination sessions so far and have helped to train more than 300,000 vaccinators and healthcare workers

Published on 20th January 2021
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Delhi High Court seeks CBSE's response on issuance of certificates to transgender

According to the petition that was filed in the court, the person had undergone gender-affirming surgery in order to align his body with his self-identified gender and 

Published on 14th January 2021
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This Kerala clothing brand has something for everyone's style preferences, regardless of gender, shape or size

Era was designed with the hope to create a more inclusive and representative space where people do not need to feel restricted in the way they present themselves

Published on 12th January 2021
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Thirty-year-old National Award-winning director Ramana Dumpala is all about making your voice heard and scripting stories with depth

Ramana Dumpala's National Award-winning film Glow Worm in a Jungle is about Hema Sane, a retired Botany professor, and her life sans electricity. The upcoming director tells us what he is doing next 

Published on 5th January 2021
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Inside India's storytelling boom: The art of telling a great story to kids in the OTT generation

Storytellers across India share their interesting journey of telling stories and inflencing people both in their thoughts and behaviours at such a young age

Published on 6th December 2020
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World AIDS Day: How Girish Kulkarni has been working to educate kids born to HIV parents in red light areas

Girish Kulkarni 's organisation, Snehalaya has been a home to over one lakh people who suffered from the disease and children whose future can be bright if we work in their interest

Published on 1st December 2020
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The International Kids Film Festival is going online this year. Here's how you can check it out 

Films will be streamed on the Krayon app from November 20 and will be available for viewing for a month thereon

Published on 12th November 2020
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Over 50 authors speak at Rainbow Literature Fest

The line-up of authors and poets from the LGBTQIA+ world include Maya Sharma, Sandip Roy, Dr Akhil Katyal, Saurabh Kirpal, Parmesh Sahani, Michiel Baas, Aditi Angiras and Raga Olga D'Silva

Published on 11th November 2020
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How the country’s first transgender-run Milk Cooperative Society in Kovilpatti has given them hope and an identity

Activist Grace Banu credits the District Collector, the District Revenue Officer and the relentless hard work of the transgender community in setting up the Cooperative

Published on 21st October 2020

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