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ART & CULTURE

 |  The Castaways  |  6-minute read
Supreme Court, Section 377 verdict, LGBTQ, Drag fashion

Beyond long lashes and luscious wigs: Drag is not only about sexuality. It's a struggle to be heard

Overlooking the imposing architecture of Lutyen's Delhi and its underlying moral codes, the Drag scene in India is a story of hope and despair and a lot of courage.

VARIETY

 |  3-minute read
Supreme Court, Dipak Misra, Vikram seth, Homosexuals

Section 377 struck down: Why the war is far from over

The weeding out of this regressive law has come as a release for persons of alternative sexuality who form between seven and eight per cent of India's population.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Nalsa, Homosexuality, LGBTQ, Supreme Court

SC verdict on Section 377 is a victory, but the battle isn't over yet

Even though there is reason for cheer, we must not forget that the verdict itself is not enough.

VARIETY

 |  5-minute read
LGBTQ, Lesbian, Gay, Section 377

Let's talk about homophobia: How we choose to hate those different from us

Why can’t we respect someone else’s child and the path they choose to be on?

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Transgender, Lesbian, Gay, LGBTQ

SC's stand on section 377 is a ray of hope for sexual and gender minorities

In a democracy, everyone has a right to equal opportunity and respectable life.

POLITICS

 |  Miscellany  |  5-minute read
LGBTQ, AAP, Arvind Kejriwal, Delhi Results

Why Arvind Kejriwal should come out in full support of LGBT rights

Here is a politician who has captured the imagination of the youth and whose left-of-centre politics stands in agreement with LGBT issues.

ART & CULTURE

 |  5-minute read
Films, Humour, LGBTQ, AIB Roast

Jokes on LGBT community just aren't funny

What worries me is that the LGBT community is a perfect target for mockery, meant to be ridiculed.

ART & CULTURE

 |  Miscellany  |  5-minute read
LGBTQ, Karan Johar, AIB Roast

AIB Knockout: Karan Johar can do better than ridicule the gay community

The filmmaker could be a wonderful proponent for gay rights in India but he chooses to faux-reveal his homosexuality in this rather senseless manner.

POLITICS

 |  Miscellany  |  5-minute read
Telangana, LGBTQ, Pravallika

Pravallika: A transgender's death is not sexy enough for us

We may welcome her when a child is born or have her bless our marriages but God help her if she gets murdered.

ART & CULTURE

 |  Miscellany  |  4-minute read
Transparent, Television, LGBTQ

Transparent: Why a new American TV show about a transgender parent is a landmark

The show never lets the viewer rest, at no time encouraging complacency about the lives of its characters.