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Malini Jeevarathnam

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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Why everyone should check out The Pridebook, a social networking site built for the LGBTQIA+ community

The Pridebook is a comprehensive networking platform for the LGBTQ community. This platform provides a medium wherein the community can connect, interact, seek counsel and explore job opportunities

Published on 13th April 2019
Rōmal Lāisram

What I learnt growing up as a gay person in the Indian education system

If we are able to teach young Indians to respect all genders and sexualities instead of leaving them to learn from slyly accessed porn clips, then we would have truly made progress

Published on 26th June 2018
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What happened on December 22: Obama strikes Don't Ask, Don't Tell down and JNU is born

Apart from Barack Obama signing off on the repeal of a draconian policy, Doctors Without Borders was formed, and arguably India's most popular university is established

Published on 22nd December 2021
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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
Laya

Transgender model Laya tells us what was right and wrong about Njan Marykutty

Laya Maria Jaison talks about how Malayalam flick Njan Marykutty portrayed transgenders in the right spirit while pointing out the film's shortcomings at the same time 

Published on 29th June 2018
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TN government creates new glossary on how to address members of the LGBTQIA+ community

Judge Venkatesh was also informed that for the Transgender Policy, instructions had been issued to the Transgender Welfare Board secretary to prepare the exclusive policy 

 

Published on 24th August 2022
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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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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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This Queer art exhibition in Delhi is here to challenge the status quo

The exhibition conducted at the American Centre showcased the art of 25 self-identified queer artists from across the country

Published on 28th June 2018
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This Kerala clothing brand has something for everyone's style preferences, regardless of gender, shape or size

Era was designed with the hope to create a more inclusive and representative space where people do not need to feel restricted in the way they present themselves

Published on 12th January 2021
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These Chennai students have come up with an LGBTQIA+ handbook to create an 'inclusive society'

The book has four chapters. While the first one deals with the problematic concept of 'others', another one tells real-life stories

Published on 8th December 2021
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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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The Colours that make you Proud: Why this mini-comic on LGBTQIA awareness by Jadavpur Univ students is the coolest thing on the internet

The core group that worked on the comic included members of the LGBTQIA+ community and gender rights activists whose point of view has been crucial to the process

Published on 21st June 2021
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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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