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Remembering Shankar Ganesan, who proved one can be openly asexual and an academic in India

Being one of the openly asexual academics, 49-year-old Shankar Ganesan passed away on Wednesday. We spoke to his friends, students and acquaintances

Published on 27th July 2019
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How companies are ensuring their employees are gender, LGBT-sensitive and unbiased

Several corporate companies have come up with various strategies to overcome biases especially the ones that go unnoticed

Published on 4th July 2019
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Coping with gender oddity of students: How schools are adopting a gender-inclusive curriculum to prevent bullying

Educators, who for centuries have divided students into boys and girls, are now figuring out better ways to address students who are non-binary, gender fluid and gender non-conforming

Published on 29th June 2019
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Fashion and all that jazz: WHy NITTEFTID is the place to be

Dr Sandhya Ravi, Principal, Nitte School of Fashion Technology and Interior Design about the new techniques they are implementing in order to make fashion more sustainable and eco-friendly

Published on 26th June 2019
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#YouGoGirl: This girl-powered club in Hyderabad is starting conversations on Islamophobia, Discrimination and more

Ayesha Syeda feels that, "We just want to share information and experiences. It doesn't have to amount to anything, but it surely might lead to something."

 

Published on 1st May 2019
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Why everyone should check out The Pridebook, a social networking site built for the LGBTQIA+ community

The Pridebook is a comprehensive networking platform for the LGBTQ community. This platform provides a medium wherein the community can connect, interact, seek counsel and explore job opportunities

Published on 13th April 2019
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Meet Daniel Mendonca, the intersex social worker who campaigned for the first gender-neutral toilet in an Indian college

An intersex person, Daniel is now a social worker, working towards the upliftment of the LGBTQIA+ community. Daniel was in Chennai as a TED speaker at GLIM

Published on 22nd February 2019
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Five reasons why the LGBTQIA+ community finds the Transgender Bill 2018 offensive and undemocratic

The bill also criminalises begging and "whoever compels or entices a transgender person to indulge in the act of begging"

Published on 27th December 2018
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Queer groups from 34 Indian colleges condemn 'homophobic' bills passed in Parliament, to organise public stir

A collective statement against the 'anti-LGBTQIA+ legislations in India' was signed by 34 student queer communities and individuals in support of the nationwide protest 

Published on 27th December 2018
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Hear, hear. This Stanford leadership programme is for the queer

This Stanford University leadership programme for the LGBTQIA+ community is showing them the way up the ladder

Published on 26th December 2018
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Over 2,000 differently-abled youth turned up for this super-inclusive dance festival in Bengaluru

Tandav, an inclusive dance festival organised by the NGO Smileys India, is held in Bengaluru every year in December

Published on 25th December 2018
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How Gaysi Family changed queer representation in India by creating a safe space for LGBTQIA stories

The founder of the Gaysi Family talks about the importance of queer representation and how it has evolved over the years

Published on 15th December 2018
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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
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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

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