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 |  5-minute read
Divyang, Differently-abled, Disabled, Zero

Zero-sum game: Abled-persons taking offence over Bollywood's landga, andha jokes are as fake as leather-jacket flaunting animal rights lovers

The problem with the idea of 'insult' and charges of 'insensitivity' is that these lack the understanding of banter.


 |  2-minute read
Police Brutality, Persons with Disability, Differently-abled

Kicking of disabled man by railway police shows how men in uniform misuse power

The latest incident also reveals our scant regard for the dignity of the differently-abled population.


 |  3-minute read
Differently-abled, BCCI, Cricket

Honouring India's little-known differently-abled national cricket team

Team member holds world record for hitting 106m-long six.


 |  Growing Pangs  |  5-minute read
Differently-abled, Books, Children's Books

Simply Nanju is a poignant book to help children understand disability

Zainab Suleiman's writing stems from her work with different NGOs and special schools.


 |  Below The Belt  |  5-minute read
Disability, Sex, Differently-abled

Even the disabled crave sex

Will we ever accept that disability is a social condition, above all else?


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Sexuality, Differently-abled, Margarita with a Straw

Disability in Bollywood: Are all sexual choices discriminatory in nature?

Life is full of flaws, and it is the flaws that make us, and Kalki Koechlin's Laila in 'Margarita, with a Straw', equally humane.


 |  3-minute read
Differently-abled, Nirbhaya Rape case, Rohtak Gang Rape

Rohtak gang rape: Why differently-abled women are more vulnerable

The victim and other countless women like her need an identity as a precursor to addressing their issues, safety or otherwise.