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Beyond the Kashish Film Festival controversy, members of Mumbai's queer community allude to a widening rift
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Beyond the Kashish Film Festival controversy, members of Mumbai's queer community allude to a widening rift

The Kashish Film Festival row has brought to the fore differing opinions about whether Pride overlaps with political issues, as well as the discrimination that trans individuals face within the Indian queer community

21-year-old student, who was reportedly sent to 'conversion therapy' after coming out to family, found dead in Goa
India

21-year-old student, who was reportedly sent to 'conversion therapy' after coming out to family, found dead in Goa

The student had earlier revealed in a Facebook video that she had been forcibly taken to two 'de-addiction' centres after coming out as bisexual to her family.

Fida Khan on her new podcast De Taali, navigating relationships as a transgender woman in India
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Fida Khan on her new podcast De Taali, navigating relationships as a transgender woman in India

In a chat with Firstpost, singer and podcast host Fida Khan discusses the cultural and social barriers that often impede relationships in the transgender community.

An all-trans men football team in Manipur challenges male-female binary in sport, hopes for greater queer inclusion
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An all-trans men football team in Manipur challenges male-female binary in sport, hopes for greater queer inclusion

Manipur's all-trans men football team is a counter to the male-female dichotomy in sport that doesn't provide enough space for queer participation.

A year since Section 377 repeal, how cafes in Kolkata celebrate LGBTQ community's spirit
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A year since Section 377 repeal, how cafes in Kolkata celebrate LGBTQ community's spirit

A year after the Supreme Court of India abolished Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, which had criminalised homosexuality, here's taking a look at two cafes in the city of Kolkata, celebrating the pride colours in all their glory.

The issue with Taylor Swift's LGBT+ video is its passivity: In a queer-hating world, we don't 'need to calm down'
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The issue with Taylor Swift's LGBT+ video is its passivity: In a queer-hating world, we don't 'need to calm down'

The problem with Taylor Swift's 'You Need To Calm Down' is not in the allegation that it milks the Pride Month but that it does not champion queer rights aggressively.

Konkona Sensharma, Tanuja Chandra, Gazal Dhaliwal on their short A Monsoon Date, and telling more LGBTQ stories
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Konkona Sensharma, Tanuja Chandra, Gazal Dhaliwal on their short A Monsoon Date, and telling more LGBTQ stories

Konkona Sensharma, director Tanuja Chandra and writer Gazal Dhaliwal talk about how they have used rain unconventionally in their new Eros Now short film.

377 Ab Normal movie review: Indian LGBTQ community deserves a better film than this patchy, soulless affair
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377 Ab Normal movie review: Indian LGBTQ community deserves a better film than this patchy, soulless affair

When ever-dependable actors like Ayub and Tanvi Azmi deliver deeply disappointing performances in 377 Ab Normal, you know there is just no soul in the project.

Trans inclusion at the workplace: How corporate India can play a role in setting up support systems
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Trans inclusion at the workplace: How corporate India can play a role in setting up support systems

There is a need to assess the actual efforts being taken by organisations to make workplaces inclusive. Mere tokenism is not enough