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How the country’s first transgender-run Milk Cooperative Society in Kovilpatti has given them hope and an identity

Activist Grace Banu credits the District Collector, the District Revenue Officer and the relentless hard work of the transgender community in setting up the Cooperative

Published on 21st October 2020
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Fear and loathing: Why being queer during the pandemic can only exacerbate mental health concerns

Despite the hard work an individual puts into finding their way out of the closet, speaking this truth out just a tad bit louder than the society deems it appropriate can still get them in trouble

Published on 14th October 2020
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Why more Indians have turned to seeing their therapists online in the middle of the pandemic

COVID has forced many services to go online. This includes therapy too. We asked a few youngsters what they felt about it

Published on 10th October 2020
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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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Anindya Kar's Insta page is the History lesson we all need on the LGBTQIA+ community in India. Check it out

Dr Anindya Kar's Instagram handle documents India's LGBTQIA+ history, so that the queer community can take pride in their culture

Published on 26th September 2020
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Artivism ahoy: Inside the colourfully political illustrations of Sonaksha Iyengar

Sonaksha Iyengar tell us how people can connect with her beautiful illustrations around mental health, the LGBTQIA+ community, body positivity, feminism and much more

Published on 25th September 2020
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Why you should follow @hungover.hamlet on Insta to read his poems featuring anti-war sentiments

Nilesh Mondal's poems are simple yet profound. They leave an impact on the readers' minds and make them wonder. We find out how

Published on 25th September 2020
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The Pink List India's Insta page has been listing queer-friendly politicians since the 2019 LS elections. Check it out

Founders of Pink List India tell us how they are trying to inform and empower people with their list of LGBTQIA+ friendly politicians in India and bring queerness into politics

Published on 25th September 2020
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Aarthi Parthasarathy is giving 'the others' a voice through crowdfunded art, comics and documentaries

Aarthi Parthasarathy has dedicated her career as a filmmaker and writer to understanding and representing 'the other'. We find out how she got the message through to a changing audience

Published on 24th September 2020
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Taking Malayalam to the masses: How Arya Prakash is popularising Malayalam pop culture through memes and posts

Arya Prakash, the mind behind Silma Reviews and PopCult Tribe, makes Malayalam pop culture universal. She tells us why she does it and why social media is the best place for it

Published on 24th September 2020
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Check Aastha Sahdev’s Insta feed for her take on what the nation really needs to know! 

Through her Instagram page, Aastha Sahdev is creating awareness and starting conversations about women’s health, gender roles, racism and colourism in India

Published on 23rd September 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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How life has changed for India's LGBTQIA+ community two years after abolition of Section 377

Two years ago on this day, the Supreme Court had struck down the draconian Section 377 that criminalised gay sex

Published on 6th 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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Pattnaik Ompriya Mohanty's Pencil for Change is making Odias around the world proud. This is how

"Today, I am a confident entrepreneur, an analytical thinker and an aspiring business leader — the sum of my experiences," says Pattnaik Ompriya Mohanty while talking about his initiatives with us

Published on 3rd August 2020

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