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How this Chennai illustrator is bringing less discussed issues to the forefront through her comics

Akshara Ashok's Instagram page, Happy Fluff Comics, is super relatable and utterly cute. We find out why she talks about less discussed issues

Published on 27th July 2020
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Pa Ranjith’s Neelam to offer workshops, opportunities to aspiring women, transgender filmmakers from marginalised communities  

The platform will provide workshops for aspiring filmmakers and also offer them opportunities to work at the Neelam Production house

 

Published on 26th July 2020
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Teenagers, all the questions you were uncomfortable to ask are answered on TeenBook. Check it out

Started by two mothers, TeenBook's portal offers to talk about various topics that concern teenagers in a friendly and colloquial manner and allows them to contribute as well. Check it out now

Published on 25th July 2020
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Transgender people perform Kolattam dance in Chennai to raise awareness about COVID-19 spread

The performance was organised by Sahodaran, a community-based transgender organisation, in collaboration with the Greater Chennai Corporation

Published on 24th July 2020
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Over 150 international films at the 11th edition of the KASHISH Mumbai Queer Film festival

Tipped as South Asia's biggest LGBTQIA+ film festival, it is the first Indian film festival to come up with a slate of new programs for this year

Published on 7th July 2020
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How this 27-year-old from Delhi has been collecting matchboxes to document India's history through its art 

Shreya Katuri tells us how matchboxes and the illustrations on them have evolved and represents the cultural, societal changes over the years

Published on 30th June 2020
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How this dancer overcame discrimination from the LGBT community and became a confident gay man

Asit Baran Biswas learns and teaches Odissi, embraces the androgyny on stage to spread awareness about the LGBTQIA+ community through his performances

Published on 29th June 2020
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How Kalki Subramaniam is building a wall of stories to bring to light the horrors transgenders live through

The Red Wall Project brings real experiences of transgender individuals through an art project — displayed in schools and colleges — that brings together stories of sexual harassment and bullying 

Published on 27th June 2020
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Being queer, intersex and a Muslim student in India: From assault and conversion therapy to acceptance

A 23-year-old intersex student from Bengaluru narrates their life story to us. They tell us how their family never fully accepts them even now

Published on 27th June 2020
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Behead me if you think it is a sin: Why Muhammed Unais wants to tell his students its okay to be queer

The younger generation, Unais feels, is more aware but there should be a formalisation of the education and awareness about the queer communities along with cultural representation

Published on 26th June 2020
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The horrors of conversion therapy for queer folk: Kerala doctor assures family of 'changing' girl's lesbian 'problem' 

The woman recorded the conversation between the doctor and her mother where they insist that she gets admitted to the hospital, take medication and undergo treatment

Published on 26th June 2020
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Meet the Fashion Design student from Odisha who's illustrating books covers with LGBTQIA+ motifs

Are you looking for a notepad? Then Nude should be your go-to place because they're covers are adorned with interesting LGBTQIA+ themed designs and come with infographics about the community too

Published on 26th June 2020
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This play performed on Zoom is about a professor's trials after he is forced to come out as gay

Titled No Spring Chicken, Theatre Jil Jil Ramamani's latest performance attempts to explore shared experiences of being queer in a questioning world

Published on 25th June 2020
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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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