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Need perspective of unheard voices: Film company launches paid internship for Dalit students

While academia and other professional fields have managed to open the doors at least slightly to members of marginalised communities, cinema has liked to believe that it doesn't have a caste problem  

Published on 13th November 2019
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Ayodhya Verdict: Who are the 5 SC judges and what other landmark judgments do they have to their credit?

The members of the five-judge constitution bench include CJI Ranjan Gogoi, Justices SA Bobde, D Y Chandrachud, Ashok Bhushan and S Abdul Nazeer. We look at some of their landmark judgments

Published on 9th November 2019
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Why does queer filmmaker Malini Jeevarathnam obsessively make movies on LGBT issues?

The protégé of Kabali and Kaala director Pa Ranjith, Malini makes cinema that is grounded and extremely focused on LGBTQIA+

Published on 30th October 2019
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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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Good research and happy students are our priorities: IIM Udaipur director on being the youngest in the top 20 list

IIMU’s Director Janat Shah shares his plans for the premier institute — it’s not just about the rankings and accreditation, the way IIMU looks at education makes it stand out

Published on 23rd September 2019
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Why Bengali poet Suman Sadhu is talking love, gender and politics in his latest anthology

The poems address the taboo associated with being a part of the community that is considered to be a fringe of the society. Suman wants to be their voice  

Published on 18th September 2019
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TISS Queer Collective slams transgender activist Laxmi Tripathi for 'Ram Mandir' comments

The queer students on campus claim the activist made savarna Hindutva comments and made queer students feel unsafe and threatened

Published on 18th September 2019
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Why you should read Parmesh Shahani's book 'Queeristan: LGBTQ Inclusion in Corporate India'

On September 6, 2018, a five-judge Constitution bench of the Supreme Court unanimously decriminalised part of the 158-year-old colonial law under Section 377 of the IPC

Published on 9th September 2019
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No single 'gay gene', says largest-ever DNA analysis by researchers from Europe and the US

"There is no single gay gene but rather the contribution of many small genetic effects scattered across the genome," said the study

Published on 30th August 2019
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Choosing adoption over having kids is a personal decision: Nandana Dev Sen

Through her latest book In My Heart, Nandana Dev Sen talks about adoption and love and why every child has a need to know where they came from

 

Published on 26th August 2019
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From LGBT positivity to zentangle pandas, why Rhiti Chatterjee Bose's art is important

Rhiti studied at Manchester Metropolitan University and was looking for a job keenly, that's when the assignment with the Refugee Council came up

Published on 21st August 2019
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Homophobic attack leaves Hyderabad man with an injured leg

Almost a year has passed since section 377 was read down by the Supreme Court in September 2018, however the violence subjected to the LGBTQI community has not died down

Published on 29th July 2019
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Remembering Shankar Ganesan, who proved one can be openly asexual and an academic in India

Being one of the openly asexual academics, 49-year-old Shankar Ganesan passed away on Wednesday. We spoke to his friends, students and acquaintances

Published on 27th July 2019
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Godhra, gender fluidity content cut: DU's English Dept sees nothing wrong with the syllabus, passes it unanimously

The EC had demanded a total of 26 changes that the English department had earlier called absurd and irrational, but has now passed it with the external faculty even commending the content

Published on 26th July 2019
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We don't know what to teach the students, say teachers as Delhi University syllabi kept hanging till July 31

After all the brouhaha, an oversight committee will be set up to see that the review is done properly and a decision will be made in 10 days or thereabouts

Published on 23rd July 2019

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