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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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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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Anwesh Sahoo wants you to see him and the community he represents. Here’s the how and why

His art, talks, writing and everything else between, even his upcoming talk at TEDx XIMB — it's all about talking about representation and making those with different identities feel seen and heard

Published on 21st July 2021
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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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As You Are: This NID grad's dating app for the LGBTQIA+ community is Made in India with Pride

Sunali Aggarwal launched AYA in June 2020. Today, the app has more than 14,000 downloads and over 11,000 active users across the country

Published on 28th June 2021
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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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Delhi High Court seeks CBSE's response on issuance of certificates to transgender

According to the petition that was filed in the court, the person had undergone gender-affirming surgery in order to align his body with his self-identified gender and 

Published on 14th January 2021
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DU's SFI unit sets up a helpline for queer students who want admission but are intimidated. Here's how it's going

The students identify that there might be issues specific to the community, and are attempting to address them. These are how the experiences are

Published on 6th October 2021
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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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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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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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How Afghani author Nemat Sadat is educating young Asians about the plight of queer folk in Taliban territory

Queer Afghans are hiding in basements, on rooftops, in literal closets to stay alive in what is an impossible situation for them, says the activist, calling out the global community's silence

Published on 25th September 2021
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How companies are ensuring their employees are gender, LGBT-sensitive and unbiased

Several corporate companies have come up with various strategies to overcome biases especially the ones that go unnoticed

Published on 4th July 2019
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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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