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Shakuntala Devi movie review: Vidya Balan looks the part in a problematic but significant bio
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Shakuntala Devi movie review: Vidya Balan looks the part in a problematic but significant bio

Shakuntala Devi's writers seem conflicted in their approach to a woman who was not made for domesticity and awkward about homosexuality.

Ayushmann Khurrana responds to Donald Trump's tweet on Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan
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Ayushmann Khurrana responds to Donald Trump's tweet on Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan

Ayushmann Khurrana says he is surprised to see a reaction from the US President on his recent release Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan

Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan finds unlikely fan in Donald Trump, President calls film 'great' in a tweet
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Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan finds unlikely fan in Donald Trump, President calls film 'great' in a tweet

'Great!' Donald Trump wrote as he retweeted a post by British LGBT activist Peter Tatchell, who celebrated Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan with a 'Hurrah!'

Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan movie review: Ayushmann Khurrana-starrer crosses a new frontier for LGBT+ portrayals by Bollywood
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Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan movie review: Ayushmann Khurrana-starrer crosses a new frontier for LGBT+ portrayals by Bollywood

Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan is funny, brave, smart and thoughtful, and director Hitesh Kewalya is a voice worth listening to

Ayushmann Khurrana on Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan: 'This film is targeted for the average Indian homophobe'
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Ayushmann Khurrana on Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan: 'This film is targeted for the average Indian homophobe'

Ayushmann Khurrana explains why Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan has been designed as a family entertainer, aimed at penetrating the lowest common denominator.

Bombay Talkies, Lust Stories, Ghost Stories: Ranking all 12 short films by Dibakar Banerjee, Zoya Akhtar, Karan Johar, Anurag Kashyap
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Bombay Talkies, Lust Stories, Ghost Stories: Ranking all 12 short films by Dibakar Banerjee, Zoya Akhtar, Karan Johar, Anurag Kashyap

The four filmmakers are a part of a franchise of anthologies with a common theme, that started with Bombay Talkies and has now reached Ghost Stories.

Rahat Kazmi's Lihaaf lacks the fire of Ismat Chugtai's story, weighed down by an inadvertent male gaze
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Rahat Kazmi's Lihaaf lacks the fire of Ismat Chugtai's story, weighed down by an inadvertent male gaze

Rahat Kazmi's Lihaaf screened at the recently concluded 25th Kolkata International Film Festival.

Voting begins for Tunisian presidential runoff; law professor Kais Saied takes on media magnate Nabil Karoui
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Voting begins for Tunisian presidential runoff; law professor Kais Saied takes on media magnate Nabil Karoui

Tunisians voted Sunday in a presidential runoff pitting a conservative academic against a media magnate fresh out of jail.

NORMAL, Gaysi Family's latest zine, meditates on queer horror steeped in Indian-ness
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NORMAL, Gaysi Family's latest zine, meditates on queer horror steeped in Indian-ness

Gaysi Family's quarterly magazine, Gaysi Zine, brings together NORMAL, a collection of 18 literary pieces that meditate on horror from a queer perspective.

'Apple pushed me towards homosexuality': Russian man files lawsuit against tech giant, claims it caused him moral harm
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'Apple pushed me towards homosexuality': Russian man files lawsuit against tech giant, claims it caused him moral harm

'Apple pushed me towards homosexuality through manipulation. The changes have caused me moral and mental harm,' the complaint said.

Karan Johar opens up on decriminalisation of Section 377: Cried on the verdict day for the LGBTQI community
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Karan Johar opens up on decriminalisation of Section 377: Cried on the verdict day for the LGBTQI community

Speaking at a recent event about Section 377, Karan Johar said that he hopes to see gay marriages be legalised in India next.

Growing Up Gay in India author Vivek Tejuja: 'Isn't enough queer literature in Indian context'
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Growing Up Gay in India author Vivek Tejuja: 'Isn't enough queer literature in Indian context'

Releasing on the first anniversary of the repealing of Section 377, Vivek Tejuja's book is a recollection of navigating the nineties as a gay man in Mumbai.

Genetic links to human sexuality, but no single 'gay gene' found in huge study
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Genetic links to human sexuality, but no single 'gay gene' found in huge study

The study offers the clearest glimpse yet into the genetic underpinnings of same-sex sexual behavior.

Ayushmann Khurrana on Article 15 success: Every once in a while, I'll venture out of the romantic comedy
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Ayushmann Khurrana on Article 15 success: Every once in a while, I'll venture out of the romantic comedy

Ayushmann Khurrana talks about why Article 15 stands out in his filmography, and why it is completely normal for a star like him to approach filmmakers he wants to work with.

Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan: Neena Gupta, Gajraj Rao to reunite with Badhaai Ho co-star Ayushmann Khurrana
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Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan: Neena Gupta, Gajraj Rao to reunite with Badhaai Ho co-star Ayushmann Khurrana

In Shubh Magngal Zyada Saavdhan, Ayusmann Khurrana will be seen reuniting with Neena Gupta and Gajraj Rao, his parents from Badhaai Ho.

Botswana HC decriminalises homosexuality, overturns colonial-era law punishing gay sex up to seven years in prison
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Botswana HC decriminalises homosexuality, overturns colonial-era law punishing gay sex up to seven years in prison

Botswana’s ruling comes after Kenya’s high court upheld its law banning gay sex, keeping same sex relations punishable by 14 years in jail, drawing strong criticism from the United Nations and rights activists.

Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte sparks outrage after claiming 'beautiful women cured him of being gay'
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Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte sparks outrage after claiming 'beautiful women cured him of being gay'

Philippines Rodrigo Duterte is notorious for his foul-mouthed speeches that include insults, threats to perceived enemies and references to rape that he casts as jokes.

Sex education in schools is a must to tackle India's sexual violence epidemic
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Sex education in schools is a must to tackle India's sexual violence epidemic

Sex ed includes reproductive health, STDs, contraceptives, consent & gender equality – all of which are key to addressing sexual violence.

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Lok Sabha exit polls, Game of Thrones finale, Dutee Chand; today's must-read stories
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Firstpost Editor's Picks: Lok Sabha exit polls, Game of Thrones finale, Dutee Chand; today's must-read stories

Pollsters predicted that Bihar is among those states that will play a major role in BJP's likely stellar performance for the second successive Lok Sabha election.

Dutee Chand's brave coming out opens up new avenues of discussions on homosexuality, bisexuality and queerness in sport
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Dutee Chand's brave coming out opens up new avenues of discussions on homosexuality, bisexuality and queerness in sport

In a country, too, where even the limited conversations the public has had about the LGBTQI community have been restricted to gay men, Dutee has opened up new avenues of discussion