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Right to equality, LGBTQIA

Pride at the end of this rainbow: Will you be there at the Bhubaneswar Pride Parade 2018?  

Discussions were held on topics like 'Did homosexuality exist in ancient India?' and 'Same-sex references in Islamic Sufi poetry' at Queer Literature Readings

Published on 25th August 2018
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Air hostess or flight attendant? Why it’s important to use Gender-Neutral Language

In an increasingly diverse world, it is essential to not use gender specific terms to describe people and professions because it can be considered extremely sexist

Published on 7th September 2018
Fundamental Rights

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The Chief Justice also observed that the law was outdated and not in conjunction with societal norms, besides violating every Indian's fundamental right to equality and privacy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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How Arvind Gupta is using everyday waste to bring science to millions of Indian kids

Padma Shri recipient, Arvind Gupta speaks about creating toys from recycled products to help create an equal and sustainable education system

Published on 1st September 2018
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Game with Nazi symbols released at Germany's Gamescom

In Through the Darkest of Times, devised by Berlin-based independent studio Paintbucket Games, players are cast in the role of resistance fighters in Third Reich Berlin

Published on 22nd August 2018
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I'd love to write about Ram, says author Kavita Kané

Bestselling author of Sita's Sister, Kavita Kané talks about her love for mythology and the examination of female characters in the epics

Published on 15th August 2018
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This Kanyakumari medical college fines their interns for wearing stethoscopes!

The 73 students who have been protesting are now unable to punch in their attendance because the administration has disabled their accounts

Published on 13th August 2018
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From reservation to bus passes, how Karunanidhi's educational reforms changed lakhs of Tamil lives

The reforms brought about by the late CM continue to make TN stand apart form other states in terms of welfare, development and equality of opportunities

Published on 8th August 2018
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SRM launches Women Empowerment Club, starts with helping their 'akkas' on campus

The club is currently working towards ensuring that their 'akkas' on campus make minimum wage and will also focus on  health and well-being, gender equality and economic growth.

Published on 2nd August 2018
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'It's perfectly natural': College students across Chennai feel Section 377 should be reformed

When the hearing in the case of Section 377 at Supreme Court concluded, college students across the city felt that its high time that the archaic law criminalising homosexuality is reformed

Published on 20th July 2018
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Should students have gender-neutral uniforms? The debate is on!

There have been some suggestions that the skirt ban in schools is a reaction to the problem of  ‘upskirting’ – the new fad of low-held mobile photography to shoot through the lower, open-end of skirts

Published on 20th July 2018
Puu

This queer Tamil student's comic Puu is smashing gender and religion stereotypes. Check it out!

Nabi's 'Puu' is a web-comic series about sexuality, gender, race, language, religion and its collective politics. But above all, 'Puu' is a story of unabashed love

Published on 17th July 2018
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Facebook increases the rate of hiring women and members of under-represented communities

The social media giant has increased its intake of women by 5 percent, and has also taken the initiative to hire more members from the Black, Hispanic and LGBTQ communities

Published on 13th July 2018
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Raja-vin Paarvai Prison Pakkam: How this diff-abled educator is putting convicts' kids through school

A differently-abled prison activist, KR Raja has been addressing the issues of more than 200 children of incarcerated parents to help them live a better life

Published on 9th July 2018
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It came before modern rap: Why rapper Lady Kash wants to play Villupaatu for kids in schools

Lady Kash started off when she was only 18, debuting in the film industry with none other than AR Rahman. Now she's gone all revivalist with her viral Villupaatu video

Published on 28th June 2018

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