Ashley Tellis
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The writer is an LGBT rights activist based in Chennai.

VOICES

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VARIETY

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Why Bombay High Court is right in saying sex on promise of marriage is not rape

It is important to maintain a distinction between rape and general jerkiness.

VOICES

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POLITICS

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Why everyone feels threatened by Jignesh Mevani and Chandrashekhar Azad

In the mindlessly neoliberal, rabidly anti-intellectual and activism-phobic times we live in, they are reminders that not all is lost.

VOICES

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VOICES

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Aziz Ansari sexual harassment row has exposed India's internet feminists

We feel the need to respond to the news of a US actor’s date while young women being raped and mutilated here is not even a question.

VOICES

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When it comes to homosexuality in India, liberal media is like Hindutva brigade

Journalism schools are churning out utterly shallow, historically uninformed and insensitive brutes as journalists.

VARIETY

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SC asking if adultery is a crime for women reeks of fear of sexual freedom

The question fails to explore the real issue of women's right over their own bodies.

VOICES

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My name is on the list of sexual harassers in academia on Facebook, this is what's wrong with it

Vigilante feminism by trolls only consolidates institutional trivialisation of sexual harassment.

VOICES

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Newton, afraid of its politics, is the dangerous new art film

It offers us a bland, sepia-tinted vision of a curiously flattened world.