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Research for Section 377

Work of law schools across globe helped SC verdict on section 377

OP Jindal Global University Vice Chancellor C Raj Kumar said the fact that the apex court has cited research work of the faculty members is a testament to the institutions' commitment and contribution

Published on 17th September 2018
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Why you should read Parmesh Shahani's book 'Queeristan: LGBTQ Inclusion in Corporate India'

On September 6, 2018, a five-judge Constitution bench of the Supreme Court unanimously decriminalised part of the 158-year-old colonial law under Section 377 of the IPC

Published on 9th September 2019
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Why this Kerala college succumbed to right-wing pressure and withdrew its magazine

Mar Athanasius College's Magazine spoke about a lot of contemporary issues in Kerala and India. But, it was withdrawn on July 24

Published on 26th July 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
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Why Bengali poet Suman Sadhu is talking love, gender and politics in his latest anthology

The poems address the taboo associated with being a part of the community that is considered to be a fringe of the society. Suman wants to be their voice  

Published on 18th September 2019
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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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Valentine's Day: Why this gay Afghan author's love story is the dash of romance you need

Afghan-born author and activist Nemat Sadat talks to us about his debut book 'The Carpet Weaver' and how it is to live as a gay man in Afghanistan

Published on 14th February 2020
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Universities have cancelled elections because SFI wins every time: V P Sanu

V P Sanu, National President of the Students Federation of India talks about college administrations' strategy of canceling college elections because they keep winning and other contemporary issues 

Published on 10th September 2018
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Two years on, IIM Kozhikode's LGBTQ club still awaits recognition - but is going strong

Umeed was set up in 2017 as a resource group for the LGBTQIA+ community of IIM Kozhikode. Section 377 was decriminalised in 2018

Published on 23rd June 2020
Problems faced by Transwomen

This transwoman student of a Mumbai College was crowned Rose Queen, but still can't reveal her sexuality in her locality

Ajay came out to his mother two years back. But even after Section 377 was struck down, the student of Ramnarain Ruia College keeps her cover intact so that her brother's marital prospects are intact

Published on 24th September 2018
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This transgender short film is on an award-winning spree. Here's why  

En Aval is a Tamil short film is the second short film of Tiruppur-based Parthiban Anbarasu that revolves around the events in the life of a man after he undergoes a sex reassignment surgery  

Published on 1st January 2020
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This Kerala filmmaker's docu 'Marubhumiyile Mazha' portrays the struggles of transgender people

Jesu Joseph James directed the documentary 'Marubhumiyile Mazha' portraying the lives of three transgender people who overcame all their struggles  

Published on 21st August 2019
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This Kerala college syllabus is getting flak for teaching students that 'Homosexuality is a character flaw'

Queer activists are calling out a value education textbook published by St Berchmans College, Changanacherry

Published on 2nd April 2020
Kolkata Durga Puja news update

This Durga Puja is going to be extra special for Kolkata's queer community, and these are the people responsible for it

Just like saline is used to stabilise the diseased, one installation tries to pump in the light of knowledge through projections and 700 saline bottles

Published on 10th October 2018
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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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