Harrish Iyer writes an open letter to new parent, Karan Johar. "One fear to have clouded your mind would be, 'how would the world treat my children?' But here's the thing; children don’t judge. Discrimination is learned and is transmitted through bigots."
Ka Bodyscapes censorship row: Pahlaj Nihalani, here's why the CBFC is wrong in denying certification
Ka Bodyscapes was denied certification because the CBFC accused the makers of "glorifying the subject of gay and homosexual relationship"
Moonlight is a film that lost and won at the Oscars. Much like the struggles of the characters it depicts
We have very little discourse about intercourse, but the Saathiya sex education manual by the government is a good first step towards rectifying that
In his series titled 'Letter to the Subalterns', Harish Iyer writes, "You are not special. You are one of my friends. And that is not going to change because you have some stupid virus strolling inside your body."
This piece is a personal expression of gratitude to my newest hero, Sally Yates
Here are some answers to frequently asked questions regarding the Mumbai Pride Parade, also known as the Queer Azaadi March
Now more than ever, we need innovative solutions to the climate change crisis
Harish Iyer writes to Karan Johar after reading 'An Unsuitable Boy': Your life story makes you a relatable person. You are one of us. You are like me, you are like us.
We have many different facets to this culture of bullying. Look at how we went after Karan Johar for refusing to come out of his glass closet.
Insight 2017: After hate and bigotry got a shot in the arm in 2016; here’s how to have a better year
We still have something to look forward to in 2017. It’s not so much about what to expect, but what we can do better or differently that can help us all heal from the blows 2016 dealt us.
A lot of young gay men felt more comfortable with their sexuality when George Michael came out. He set us free.
Meet these secret santas with rainbow caps who little by little change the world for all.
Nothing will change if we don’t go to Shiro’s in Worli or the Bar Stock Exchange in Mumbai. The 'Guysexual' of Firstpost will still be doling out his homo gyaan. The earth will still revolve around the sun.
We already have too much hate in the world. Isn’t it time we spread some warmth and cheer. After all it’s that time of the year, isn’t it?
Donald Trump may be the US President-elect, but that doesn't mean we should give up hope that a new woman leader might emerge.
I urge you to work with your present house of representatives, senate and also your president to usher in the change and to keep the pressure on so that America is indeed great again.
Writes equal rights activist Harish Iyer on the culling of stray dogs: "Killing is never the answer, and witnessing something as horrible as culling of a bleeding, screaming, crying sentient being leaves a horrible dent in the minds of people who perpetuate it and also those who witness it."
The LGBTIQ community observed National Coming Out Day on 11 October. But here's why we need more people to 'come out' as our allies.
If the nation causes duress with an inhuman, unscientific and insensitive law that is detrimental to mental health through Section 377, and then it offers the same people access to mental health without discrimination under clause 21(1)(a) of the new Mental Health Care Bill