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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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Odisha registers first lesbian marriage, bride's father blames black magic

Both the girls work in a private firm at Cuttack and were in a relationship for more than four years. They claimed in the affidavit that they have taken the decision to get married on their own

Published on 14th January 2019
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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
Kolkata Durga Puja news update

This Durga Puja is going to be extra special for Kolkata's queer community, and these are the people responsible for it

Just like saline is used to stabilise the diseased, one installation tries to pump in the light of knowledge through projections and 700 saline bottles

Published on 10th October 2018
Problems faced by Transwomen

This transwoman student of a Mumbai College was crowned Rose Queen, but still can't reveal her sexuality in her locality

Ajay came out to his mother two years back. But even after Section 377 was struck down, the student of Ramnarain Ruia College keeps her cover intact so that her brother's marital prospects are intact

Published on 24th September 2018
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Work of law schools across globe helped SC verdict on section 377

OP Jindal Global University Vice Chancellor C Raj Kumar said the fact that the apex court has cited research work of the faculty members is a testament to the institutions' commitment and contribution

Published on 17th September 2018
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Universities have cancelled elections because SFI wins every time: V P Sanu

V P Sanu, National President of the Students Federation of India talks about college administrations' strategy of canceling college elections because they keep winning and other contemporary issues 

Published on 10th September 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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How a secret Facebook group for gay IIT students led to a legal battle against Section 377 in the SC

The secret Facebook group was started by three queer IITians in July 2012, who wanted to create a common platform for all queer students in IIT to interact — they then joined the case against Sec 377

Published on 7th September 2018
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My son is not a criminal anymore: How this Mumbai couple embraced their son's sexuality will move you to tears

Rather than being distraught and stressed about their gay son's life choice, this couple educated themselves about LGBTQ rights and gave the warmest welcome to their son after Sec 377 was struck down

Published on 7th September 2018
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10 things SC judges said while striking down Sec 377 that every Indian needs to read

You know that Section 377 has been struck down. Here are the best parts of the judgement from the men and woman who changed the law for the better

Published on 6th September 2018
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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
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#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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LGBT community has equal rights as Indians: How SC justified scrapping #Section377 

The Chief Justice also observed that the law was outdated and not in conjunction with societal norms, besides violating every Indian's fundamental right to equality and privacy

Published on 6th September 2018

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