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LGBT Pride

Five reasons why the LGBTQIA+ community finds the Transgender Bill 2018 offensive and undemocratic

The bill also criminalises begging and "whoever compels or entices a transgender person to indulge in the act of begging"

Published on 27th December 2018
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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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Over 2,000 differently-abled youth turned up for this super-inclusive dance festival in Bengaluru

Tandav, an inclusive dance festival organised by the NGO Smileys India, is held in Bengaluru every year in December

Published on 25th 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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Beyond bistros: Nirvana Bistro in Hyderabad serves homely food and also promoting arts and music 

Kapil Kanchibotla, Co-founder of Nirvana Bistro, Hyderabad, talks to us about his six month-old space

Published on 5th November 2018
Women rights news update

Sometimes women have to fight for the right to do push-ups: US Deputy Chief of Mission MaryKay Carlson 

Women, people of other genders and those who are discriminated against have to stand up for their rights and the way forward is through education, 

Published on 3rd October 2018
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So long #Section377: How social media exploded after SC decriminalised anti-gay law

As the Supreme Court of India struck down the Section 377 in a landmark verdict, here's how prominent LGBTQIA+ voices in the country reacted 

Published on 6th September 2018
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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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Life beyond Section 377: And we finally saw the sun

History owes an apology to LGBT persons for ostracisation, discrimination, noted the judgment stating that this judgment has to be considered in all pending prosecutions

Published on 6th September 2018
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Verdict on Sec 377 is rubbish, says LGBT activist and academic Ashley Tellis

The educator believes that the historic verdict does not deserve the fanfare that it has received and says that it won't make the difference that is really needed

Published on 6th September 2018
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#Section377: IIM Kozhikode's LGBT forum hopes that administration will now 'recognise' them

Himanshu Singh, the founder of Umeed - IIM Kozhikode tells us that the group enjoys full support from the faculty, but has not been recognised by the management

Published on 6th September 2018
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Don't miss Queerala's Homomorphism II, an art exhibition on same-sex intimacy in Kochi 

Homomorphism II, the exhibition at Kerala History Museum explores same-sex intimacy through art 

Published on 14th July 2018
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Do away with your prejudices about people at The Human Library in Bhubaneshwar, courtesy Bhubaneswar Poetry Club

BPC has arranged for an interesting range of human books which will help you chase away all your prejudice 

Published on 7th July 2018
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Chennai's LGBTQIA+ community is coming out in order to take down Section 377 

The Tamil Nadu LGBTQIA community and Sahodaran gathered together on Indian Coming Out Day on July 2 to create awareness among the public on why the Sectio 377 should be revoked ASAP

Published on 4th July 2018

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