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LIFE

 |  5-minute read
Relationships, Sexual identities, Sex, Homosexuality

Who are 'Autosexuals’?

And why this version of loving yourself could be cool, if done with reason. And style!

LIFE

 |  6-minute read
Marriage, Homosexuality, Lgbtqia, Boyfriend

Why it is time to move from the conventional 'boyfriend' or 'girlfriend' and switch to 'partner' instead

We need to change to newer, more gender-neutral words that justify us being a modern society, and free our most joyous intimate relationships of the burden of patriarchy.

VARIETY

 |  7-minute read
Army, Supreme Court, Homosexuality, General Bipin Rawat

General Rawat doesn’t want homosexuality in the Indian Army: He should look at other nations that have allowed it

There is no data to suggest that homosexuals in an army can adversely impact its valour or morale. The experience of various countries shows Armed Forces actually benefit from leaving soldiers’ personal lives alone.

ART & CULTURE

 |  3-minute read
Homosexuality, Girlfriend, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Fire

From ‘Girlfriend’ to ‘Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga’: How Bollywood handles lesbianism

To titillate or to preach, will Sonam Kapoor break the stereotype?

VOICES

 |  8-minute read
India's got talent, Homosexuality, Koffee With Karan, Karan Johar

KJo, Jo is not for joker: From jackets to jokes, what's wrong with Karan Johar?

He was canny, smart, honest, open. He’s becoming crude, crass, caricature-ish — and very unfunny.

VARIETY

 |  2-minute read
Section 377, Homosexuality, Sreesanth, Bigg boss 12

Bigg Boss Season 12: How Sreesanth and other contestants exposed their homophobia

'Effeminate' gestures and rude jokes have often been used on the show to typecast and stereotype gay men.

ART & CULTURE

 |  7-minute read
Sexuality, Mughal Empire, Section 377, Homosexuality

From Babur to Dara Shukoh: Fluid sexuality was never 'unnatural' during Mughal era

When people were looking for reasons to behead Sarmad, they didn’t find homosexuality a reason enough to punish him.

VARIETY

 |  5-minute read
BJP, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Homosexuality, Section 377

Section 377 verdict: PM Modi’s silence on a historic judgment is a let-down to the LGBTQ+ community

Whatever his personal beliefs, as the prime minister, the eloquent Mr Modi should have reacted to an important verdict by the country's Supreme Court.

VOICES

 |  6-minute read
Homophobia, Homosexuality, Gay jokes, Section 377

Section 377 verdict: SC has done its bit to ensure right to equality. 5 things we need to do

A joke stops being funny when it's aimed at the oppressed.

POLITICS

 |  8-minute read
Kashmir, Lgbtq rights, Homosexuality, Section 377

Section 377 verdict: Legally safe, socially targetted, Kashmir's LGBTQ face a huge challenge of acceptance

In Kashmir, the community is excluded not just from public spaces, but also from public discourse, including books and newspapers.