First published in the Urdu literary journal Adab-i-Latif, Lihaaf became one of the most controversial texts of its time, with Chughtai being called to trial on charges of obscenity.
Shals Mahajan, a writer, and a queer feminist fellow who lives in Bombay had to withdraw from a Children’s Writing Festival they were invited to because the organisers of the fest did not approve of the bio they submitted.
With a sizeable list of 145 films from 45 countries, the opening ceremony of Kashish felt like a gush of wind strong enough to pull closet doors open.
The media coverage of this incident has been cruel, to say the least, towards the queer community.
The fact that these students were forced to 'own up' to their feelings almost points out to the fact that instead of supporting and aiding the growth of the child, schools now focus on what is 'moral' and 'immoral'.
There are two main ways Quebec aims to promote LGBT rights internationally and, as such, contribute to the improvement of the social and cultural situation for LGBTQ+ people.
Even today, very little has changed for the trans community. While the landmark Supreme Court judgment issued directives to central and state governments to institute policy changes, the central government has not issued uniform procedures or demonstrated accountability.
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This year marks the 10th milestone of the LGBTQ+ community’s collective struggle to fight back against homophobia, transphobia, shame and stigma.
Equality and privacy cannot be separated. Violate one, and you violate the other.
Sensibility and intelligence have finally prevailed in our country, and there’s hope that IPC 377 will not be upheld any longer.
A lot of these organisations offer professional counselling, family counselling and helpline services.
Globally, more than 30% of all new HIV infections are estimated to occur among youth aged 15 to 25 years. People aged 15-29 years comprise almost 25% of the India’s population but account for 31% of the country’s AIDS burden.
The couple disclosed in the police station that they love each other and have desire to live together.
Since the LGBTQIA+ movement is still in its nascent state in the region, so our prime objective is to sensitize the ignorant people regarding the issue and also try to cater to the questions that erupt.
Mental illness of an individual SHALL NOT be determined by moral, social, cultural, work or political values or religious beliefs prevailing in an individual’s community.
Shikhandi is perhaps one of the earliest trans-characters known in mythology.
A march on 28th February was organized by the students of Delhi University to demonstrate the fact that a university belongs to the presentation of genuine ideas and free thinking.
You can buy this pure awesomeness of 156 pages for INR 400 at Instamojo.
I have been thinking a great deal about the response and criticism on Anushka Manchanda and Monica Dogra’s New Music Video.