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Anwesh Sahoo wants you to see him and the community he represents. Here’s the how and why

His art, talks, writing and everything else between, even his upcoming talk at TEDx XIMB — it's all about talking about representation and making those with different identities feel seen and heard

Published on 21st July 2021
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WeChat blocks LGBT accounts in China after receiving 'relevant' complaints

China decriminalised homosexuality in 1997 and removed it from its official list of mental disorders in 2001. But same-sex marriage is still illegal in the country

Published on 8th July 2021
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Kerala medicos call out medical textbook for calling homosexuality unnatural. Will the content be withdrawn?

According to a statement by the SFI unit of the Palakkad Medical College, the professor has agreed to remove controversial parts of the book and make necessary corrections

Published on 27th May 2021
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How one trans woman has resisted the lure of the city and set up a small town catering business that's serving up a storm

How starting and sustaining a business in a small town is a whole different experience for a transgender woman is a story by itself. For Shyamala, it's the story of her life

Published on 23rd April 2021
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Delhi High Court seeks CBSE's response on issuance of certificates to transgender

According to the petition that was filed in the court, the person had undergone gender-affirming surgery in order to align his body with his self-identified gender and 

Published on 14th January 2021
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This transwoman poet has released the first lullaby for intersex children. Here's why you need to hear it

Vijayarajamallika's song reminds intersex children and their mothers that their identity does not need to be male or female but is their own to choose

Published on 5th October 2020
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The Coach speaks: How to handle a proposition from your queer friends?

The Coach speaks about the need to accept homosexuality and move on from the taboo that society has quietly built around it. And how do we do it? Let The Coach guide you through it all 

Published on 13th September 2020
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IIT Kharagpur’s LGBTQ+ Resource Group organises workshop to fight sexual harassment in college campus

Ambar, a Gender and Sexual Diversity support group for the LGBTQ+ community of IIT Kharagpur organised the workshop with Jhatkaa.org 

Published on 28th August 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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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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The Flying Transman: How Adam Harry went from being broke to India's first trans pilot 

Adam Harry speaks about his rough journey through embracing his identity and following his dreams

Published on 13th October 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
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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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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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