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How Gourab Ghosh, the first-ever homosexual candidate to contest JNU elections, made the varsity more inclusive

Gourab Ghosh, the first homosexual candidate to contest the JNUSU elections tells us why it is important to recognise queer politics on India's campuses

Published on 25th June 2020
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How NLS professor Kunal Ambasta being gay and proud prompted the law varsity to start a queer alliance

What it is like to be gay and a professor in college? Kunal Ambasta, an Assistant Professor at NLSIU tells us of what he did when he was called Gay by his students at the college

Published on 24th June 2020
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At least 40% countries failed to support learners at risk during COVID-19 crisis: UNESCO report

The annual report's fourth edition also pointed out that less than 10 per cent of countries across the world have laws that help ensure full inclusion in education

Published on 24th June 2020
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I couldn't accept menstruation: What transman Shreyas Mohanan thought when he got his first period

A female to male transgender person, Shreyas Mohanan tells us how difficult it was for him to be a menstruating transman and how he transitioned through college before finding the real him

Published on 24th June 2020
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Getting antsy? Why you'll want to take a walk with Bengaluru's very own Ant-Man!

Sunil Kumar M who conducts ant walks in Namma Bengaluru speaks about the diversity of these little and disciplined creatures that we see every day and why he wants to create awareness among people 

Published on 24th June 2020
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This Indian-origin US medical student's site tells stories of frontline workers who are battling COVID every single day

US-based Vibhu Krishna's work really took off on Instagram and has managed to get support from artists, other medicos and people who love reading these stories of pith, struggle and great moments

Published on 24th June 2020
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Two years on, IIM Kozhikode's LGBTQ club still awaits recognition - but is going strong

Umeed was set up in 2017 as a resource group for the LGBTQIA+ community of IIM Kozhikode. Section 377 was decriminalised in 2018

Published on 23rd June 2020
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With fossilised accessories, Amrita Giriraj's Alankaara is helping craftsmen from Kanyakumari stay afloat

We speak to Amrita Giriraj to find out about her brand of fossilised jewellery and accessories, and how it helps craftsmen from Kanyakumari earn a livelihood

Published on 23rd June 2020
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How this Dalit transwoman pharmacist and Karagattam dancer has risen above stigma and slurs to live her life positively

Swetha is also HIV positive but is fighting the big fight with all her heart and soul and there's nothing that can stop her from achieving her dreams

Published on 17th June 2020
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Asexual and proud: Meet author and asexual DU student activist Meghna Mehra

What does it mean to be asexual? Meghna Mehra, a Delhi University student explains it to us. She also talks about the bizarre things she's heard about it

Published on 22nd June 2020
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The British Council's Digital Pride Festival aims to celebrate diverse queer voices from India and the UK

Organised in partnership with The Queer Muslim Project, the initiative brings together various art forms by LGBTQIA+ artists from around the world

Published on 22nd June 2020
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Students with disabilities struggle through online classes, demand better accessibility

There are 21 different disabilities each with their specific needs which need to be allocated the due reasonable accommodation, an activist pointed out

Published on 21st June 2020
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Would you hire Precious Jigglypuff? How HackerEarth is giving aliases to job seekers to eliminate bias in recruitment

HackerEarth's platform masks the personal details of candidates from the hiring managers so that the candidate is selected on the basis of nothing but their skill, which is the focus of companies

Published on 19th June 2020
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Daniel Radcliffe responds to JK Rowling's tweet backlash: 'Transgender women are women' 

Radcliffe, who played the titular boy wizard in the film franchise based on the British author's bestselling books for 10 years, penned his thoughts in an essay for the website of the Trevor Project

Published on 9th June 2020
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How Microsoft's learning tools are making it easy for children with special abilities to read, write and learn. Here's how

We spoke to Balendu Sharma from Microsoft India to know more about their learning tools that enable kids with special abilities to learn comfortably and help build confidence

Published on 8th June 2020

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