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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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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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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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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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More than 70 per cent LGBTQ youth face bullying for reasons beyond sexual identity

About 91 per cent of LGBTQ adolescents in the survey said they faced at least one experience of bias-based bullying

Published on 15th 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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Pixar unveils its first animated gay lead character in short film Out

The official Twitter account of the streaming platform posted a 'heartwarming' teaser of the film. In the clip, Greg, is seen trying to talk himself into coming out to his parents

Published on 23rd May 2020
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How crowdfunding platform Milaap mobilised Rs 90 Crore towards COVID relief via campaigns

More than 170,000 people from around the world had contributed towards COVID relief through the platform and this went towards relief ops

Published on 14th May 2020
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AUD pushed me to quit, fail because I am queer and a dalit: Student's FB post is asking a lot of uncomfortable questions about our colleges 

After what he claims is harassment against him because he is queer and a Dalit, this student turned to Facebook to make an appeal for his case - an ostensibly last ditch attempt 

Published on 22nd September 2017
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Audible offers free content for all ages including books for teens amidst the global lockdown

This free service is available to anyone worldwide. Simply visit stories.audible.com, choose a title, and start listening!

Published on 26th March 2020
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Women's Day: How these women are cleaning the country up, literally 

IIHS and TNUSSP have come together to to celebrate our women working in the sanitation department and have launched a social media campaign to bring more attention to their work

Published on 8th March 2020
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Meet the Bengaluru lawyer who is fighting to get the Kashmiri KLE students who sang 'Pakistan Zindabad' freed

Advocate B T Venkatesh tells us why the three Kashmiri students singing Pakistan Zindabad does not amount to sedition. He explains to us how he went all the way to Hubballi to attempt to get them bail

Published on 6th March 2020

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