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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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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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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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Gaydio Ga Ga: How Ishq FM's show on LGBT issues is sensitising the airwaves

The Gaydio Show is the first radio programme for LGBTQ audiences, which is all about exploring the power of radio to bring about change

Published on 29th June 2018
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Meet transgender Divya Krishnan, who cleared TET but hasn't been given a job for over 2 years  ​

The 34-year-old transwoman from Salem has been fighting against the system for ages for a dream she has cherished since she was 9 - to become a teacher

Published on 29th June 2018
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How The Queer Muslim Project is allowing LGBTQ Muslims find inner peace and acceptance 

Rahman, founder of the Queer Muslim Project speaks about LGBTQ identities within the Islamic world and the importance of embracing your identity

Published on 29th June 2018
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Seven kickass Tamil movies that normalise LGBTQIA+ on the silver screen

In the movie 'Taramani', the protagonist's husband, Jacob, is shown to be gay and is not judged for his orientation

Published on 30th June 2018
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Meet the Mumbaikar who's making Hindu groups understand the LGBTQIA+ way of life 

Ankit Bhuptani's GALVA, Mumbai recently got Art of Living to sport the Pride Parade display colour on their FB display page — quite an achievement

Published on 27th June 2018
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How Pratik Sarkar breezed through Boys School and NIFT without being bullied for being gay

Obviously, there was some name calling here and there, but because he was a topper and went on to study at NIFT, he was safe. The fashion designer tells us there are safe campuses for the queer

Published on 27th June 2018
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Meet the people who are getting Churches to welcome the LGBTQIA+ community into their fold

The National Council of Churches in India, along with queer christian members has been trying to get religious communities and leaders in the country, to accept LGBT individuals

Published on 28th June 2018
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London Calling: How designer Karan Vig went to study abroad and burst out of the closet

25-year-old Karan Vig is already a big name in the fashion industry for two reasons — for his designs and for his it's-none-of-your-business attitude towards being gay 

Published on 28th June 2018
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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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Besides transgenders, India does not recognise other queers as they don't have a 'physical condition'

Transgenders are the only members of the community that are recognised and given special benefits by the country — because they have a biological condition exacerbated by societal stigma

Published on 1st 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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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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