articles by Daniel Luther

Entertainment

Ek Ladki Ko Dekha toh kya hua? Coming-out in the age of mainstreaming same-sex desires

Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga is, ultimately, a mainstream film — framing same-sex desire within the ambit of conventional structures like marriage.

India

As Supreme Court partially strikes down Section 377, a look back at the historical origins of anti-LGBTQ law

Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code in itself has seen several recent challenges since the 1990s in the Indian legal system (and similarly in other countries that contain the same criminal code, such as Singapore)