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Kashish

Over 150 international films at the 11th edition of the KASHISH Mumbai Queer Film festival

Tipped as South Asia's biggest LGBTQIA+ film festival, it is the first Indian film festival to come up with a slate of new programs for this year

Published on 7th July 2020
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How this dancer overcame discrimination from the LGBT community and became a confident gay man

Asit Baran Biswas learns and teaches Odissi, embraces the androgyny on stage to spread awareness about the LGBTQIA+ community through his performances

Published on 29th June 2020
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Being queer, intersex and a Muslim student in India: From assault and conversion therapy to acceptance

A 23-year-old intersex student from Bengaluru narrates their life story to us. They tell us how their family never fully accepts them even now

Published on 27th June 2020
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Behead me if you think it is a sin: Why Muhammed Unais wants to tell his students its okay to be queer

The younger generation, Unais feels, is more aware but there should be a formalisation of the education and awareness about the queer communities along with cultural representation

Published on 26th June 2020
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The horrors of conversion therapy for queer folk: Kerala doctor assures family of 'changing' girl's lesbian 'problem' 

The woman recorded the conversation between the doctor and her mother where they insist that she gets admitted to the hospital, take medication and undergo treatment

Published on 26th June 2020
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Meet the Fashion Design student from Odisha who's illustrating books covers with LGBTQIA+ motifs

Are you looking for a notepad? Then Nude should be your go-to place because they're covers are adorned with interesting LGBTQIA+ themed designs and come with infographics about the community too

Published on 26th June 2020
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This play performed on Zoom is about a professor's trials after he is forced to come out as gay

Titled No Spring Chicken, Theatre Jil Jil Ramamani's latest performance attempts to explore shared experiences of being queer in a questioning world

Published on 25th June 2020
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How Gourab Ghosh, the first-ever homosexual candidate to contest JNU elections, made the varsity more inclusive

Gourab Ghosh, the first homosexual candidate to contest the JNUSU elections tells us why it is important to recognise queer politics on India's campuses

Published on 25th June 2020
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How NLS professor Kunal Ambasta being gay and proud prompted the law varsity to start a queer alliance

What it is like to be gay and a professor in college? Kunal Ambasta, an Assistant Professor at NLSIU tells us of what he did when he was called Gay by his students at the college

Published on 24th June 2020
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Asexual and proud: Meet author and asexual DU student activist Meghna Mehra

What does it mean to be asexual? Meghna Mehra, a Delhi University student explains it to us. She also talks about the bizarre things she's heard about it

Published on 22nd June 2020
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The British Council's Digital Pride Festival aims to celebrate diverse queer voices from India and the UK

Organised in partnership with The Queer Muslim Project, the initiative brings together various art forms by LGBTQIA+ artists from around the world

Published on 22nd June 2020
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More than 70 per cent LGBTQ youth face bullying for reasons beyond sexual identity

About 91 per cent of LGBTQ adolescents in the survey said they faced at least one experience of bias-based bullying

Published on 15th June 2020
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Why TikTok's ratings hit an all-time low at 1.3 stars on Play Store and why #BanTikTok is trending

A few days ago, we saw TikTok's ratings were at 3 stars but now the app has witnessed its lowest rating ever — 1.3 stars on the Google Play Store. Read on to find out why

Published on 20th May 2020
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A 21-year-old queer student dies in Goa. Homophobia triggered her suicide, say friends

Anjana Harish was a student of Government Brennen College, Kannur. She had gone to Goa a few days before the lockdown

Published on 15th May 2020
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AUD pushed me to quit, fail because I am queer and a dalit: Student's FB post is asking a lot of uncomfortable questions about our colleges 

After what he claims is harassment against him because he is queer and a Dalit, this student turned to Facebook to make an appeal for his case - an ostensibly last ditch attempt 

Published on 22nd September 2017

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