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Meet this feminist who is redefining stereotypes through her filmmaking community for women

Filmmaker Vaishnavi Sundar talks about her brainchild Women Making Films, a platform for female filmmakers to showcase and promote their work

Published on 24th February 2017
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These University of Hyderabad students are using a community radio station to strip India's biggest social concerns threadbare

If you ever check out Bol Hyderabad 90.4 FM and find that you're in the middle of a serious debate about defecation, don't fret. You're in the capable hands of U0H's creative best

Published on 27th April 2017
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LGBT shocker: Delhi +2 student called 'Gay' and assaulted while out with his father, compounding homophobic concerns in the capital

The accused are on the run but have been booked by Delhi police for the incident that occurred on Sunday, where they later visited the boy armed with stones, belts and brought more men 

Published on 4th October 2017
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How it is like for a man to wear a saree and step out of his house? Let's solve this criss-CROSS puzzle       

Crossdressers are not new to India, neither is people staring at them strangely. But isn't it time to get over it? Here's what these men have to say about the lack of acceptability of the concept    

Published on 23rd September 2017
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I am a proud idol worshipper, says author Amish Tripathi 

Amish Tripathi, the wiz of all things past, is out with his first non-fiction book, Immortal India

Published on 27th August 2017
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By April, TN's transgenders will be able to get government jobs under a separate quota

The Madras High Court ordered the government to frame suitable rules and also asked them to undertake a survey of transgenders across TN. Activists and transgenders are thrilled at the move

Published on 30th November 2017
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Life of Y: How Debashish Sengupta figured out what's on every millennial's mind

Debashish spent seven years on the book during which he interacted with milennials and even did in-depth research 

Published on 11th December 2017
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Salem Suicide Pact: How our campuses are failing to protect LGBTQ students 

The two girls apparently had an 'inappropriate relationship' which the teachers were unhappy about and suggested that the parents send them to counselling

Published on 12th December 2017
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With 24X7 helpline, this B'luru boy will make sure that you get a blood donor within an hour 

People who are willing to become blood donors register with the organisation and are contacted whenever there is a request for a particular blood group

Published on 21st December 2017
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Gender bender: Alex Mathew and the 'Maya' behind conquering the world of drag

Drag queen Alex Mathew speaks out about finding himself in a world opposed to gender fluidity

Published on 31st January 2018
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A day after he released book on homosexuality, Kolkata teacher fired from job

The teacher says he was issued a termination order without a notice period which has left him without any other sort of back up 

Published on 21st March 2018
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Do schools need to change their approach to homosexuality?

The school in West Bengal, which asked ten "lesbian" students to tender a written confession accepting their sexuality brings to the fore the divide between understanding and ignorance to the LGBTQ

Published on 22nd March 2018
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When you're gay, your gender is under scrutiny. Not your work: Kolkata teacher after sacking 

After being  denied a teaching position when he shifted from full-time to part-time employment, gay teacher Avijit Kundu says he has no plans to sue the school just yet

Published on 23rd March 2018
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Here's how Queerala is slowly becoming the most important space for LGBTIQ+ individuals 

The members of Queerala speak about the need for commoners to open up to people of different identities and of setting up LGBTQ+ support groups in educational institutions

Published on 28th March 2018
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No Pride on Campus: LGBTQ support groups in Indian colleges forced to function in secret because of discrimination

Students across the country want to be more pro-LGBTQ but have to function underground, for obvious reasons. We find out more..  

Published on 26th June 2017

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