After the Section 377 Judgment in December 2013, there has been a drastic change in India. Questions raised, equality compromised and entire nation in a flux. A lot of changes are in store and the voices need to be heard.
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Film : … ebang bewarish ( … and the unclaimed) Director : Debalina Producer : Sappho for Equality Country : India Year : 2013 Synopsis: On February 21, 2011, two young girls committed suicide together in Nandigram, one of the interior villages in West Bengal. As the story unfolded we came to know of their […]READ MORE
That should be the question to begin every conversation that deals with LGBTQIA identity politics. Well, at least that should be the first question in India, claims L Romal M Singh.READ MORE
‘Counselling’ explained.READ MORE
Counselling is a process of growth, coming ‘unstuck’, dealing with difficulties and bottlenecks. Counselling is for anybody who is going through a difficult time in their lives. Most times, we are able to handle life’s challenges on our own, but there are times when all of us could use a helping hand to get through […]READ MORE
Is ‘marriage’ the next step?READ MORE
Nepal is the most open country in South Asia for LGBT rights, but even here, patriarchal biases exclude women and transgenders. Can foreign funding change this?READ MORE
The 7th edition of QFest on 12th April opened with a screening of the Marathi movie Jayjaykar at 1:00pm, at The Hive, in Khar (W). Jayjaykar won multiple awards at different film festivals, including the Maharashtra State Film Awards for the Best Film and Direction. The screening began with an introduction to the movie by Aditya […]READ MORE
KASHISH 2015 looks at crowdfunding to raise funds for LGBT film festival.READ MORE
It was a pleasant winter morning; I walked out of a friend’s house, who had helped me in draping my saree. Those were the initial days I started wearing saree and going out. My friend walked with me till the cab to see me off. There was an hour-long drive to reach my destination. Throughout […]READ MORE
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