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Arshad Khan on his documentary Abu, exploring the Pakistani identity and social dichotomies
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Arshad Khan on his documentary Abu, exploring the Pakistani identity and social dichotomies

Arshad Khan on making Abu, the documentary about his relationship with his father, through which he also came to terms with his sexual orientation

The Law isn't Straight: This manual for LGBTQI individuals helps them navigate Indian legal system
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The Law isn't Straight: This manual for LGBTQI individuals helps them navigate Indian legal system

This manual attempts to help LGBTQI individuals by providing information on how they can change their identity documents, as well as guidelines about mental and sexual health

Hyderabad Pride march 2018: Queer people, allies talk about need to extend debate beyond Section 377
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Hyderabad Pride march 2018: Queer people, allies talk about need to extend debate beyond Section 377

At the Hyderabad Pride march, there were rousing discussions about acceptance by parents and the need to help those community members who suffer from depression | #FirstCulture

Shanavi Ponnusamy, and the fight for trans-inclusive workplaces in India's public and private sector
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Shanavi Ponnusamy, and the fight for trans-inclusive workplaces in India's public and private sector

After being denied a job at Air India and receiving no response from the airline, Shanavi Ponnusamy has asked to be euthanised. In her struggles lies the seed for a larger movement about inclusive workspaces | #FirstCulture

People of Pride: First-timers, a prince, regulars — the many faces of Queer Azaadi Mumbai
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People of Pride: First-timers, a prince, regulars — the many faces of Queer Azaadi Mumbai

Queer Azaadi Mumbai is as much about coming together as a community as it is about individual stories | #FirstCulture

Out and Proud: Meet Aruna Desai, mother and ally who helps young LGBTQ people to come out to their families
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Out and Proud: Meet Aruna Desai, mother and ally who helps young LGBTQ people to come out to their families

Aruna Desai's stubborn optimism and drive has made her a go-to person for young members of the LGBTQI community, when they need assistance or want to come out to their parents | FirstCulture

Out and Proud: How Pallav Patankar fought discrimination, failure to live life on his own terms
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Out and Proud: How Pallav Patankar fought discrimination, failure to live life on his own terms

Pallav Patankar works hard to bring happiness into the lives of LGBTQ people

Mr Gay World India 2017: Winner Samarpan Maiti talks about eradicating discrimination
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Mr Gay World India 2017: Winner Samarpan Maiti talks about eradicating discrimination

Samarpan Maiti, who is the winner of Mr Gay World India 2017, wants to focus on the socio-economically backward sections and raise awareness about acceptance of LGBTQI individuals | #FirstCulture

From progress in same-sex marriage laws to LGBTQ pride and protests, 2017 was a landmark year
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From progress in same-sex marriage laws to LGBTQ pride and protests, 2017 was a landmark year

10 years of pride, the monumental Right to Privacy judgment, the acceptance of Intersex people — much was achieved in terms of LGBTQI rights | #YearInReview

As #MeToo gains momentum, let's look at how people view feminism and male privilege in urban India
India

As #MeToo gains momentum, let's look at how people view feminism and male privilege in urban India

Even as #MeToo spread like wildfire, several men and women ridiculed and criticised the social media campaign as well as feminism and people who fight for women's rights

Debate over marital rape: Talks of morality empty without equal rights for women
India

Debate over marital rape: Talks of morality empty without equal rights for women

A presumption of harassment of the husband should not prevent the State from legitimising the right of the wife to seek justice for flagrant violations against her body

Chechnya is persecuting its gays: Here's what we can do to rise up against it
World

Chechnya is persecuting its gays: Here's what we can do to rise up against it

"Let’s work on something more constructive, like freeing those who are tangled in the web of deceit in Chechnya." - Harish Iyer

Guysexual: 88 Thoughts you have while on a bad first date
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Guysexual: 88 Thoughts you have while on a bad first date

First dates can be intimidating. What if you smile too much? Or talk about the ex too much?

Dear Karan Johar, living your life unabashedly is the truest form of activism
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Dear Karan Johar, living your life unabashedly is the truest form of activism

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."

LGBTQI harassment at Tiss: Issue gets voice in institute, but what about the rest of India?
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LGBTQI harassment at Tiss: Issue gets voice in institute, but what about the rest of India?

Students from the LGBTQI community in the Tata Institute of Social Sciences have complained of being harassed and discriminated against

The new HIV/AIDS Bill is great, but ineffective when the vulnerable are criminals under other laws
India

The new HIV/AIDS Bill is great, but ineffective when the vulnerable are criminals under other laws

After years of deliberating on the Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (HIV/Aids) (Prevention and Control) Bill, 2014, the Union Cabinet has finally approved it

New HIV/AIDS Bill promises confidentiality and hope, but much remains to be done
India

New HIV/AIDS Bill promises confidentiality and hope, but much remains to be done

The bill prohibits unfair treatment and the denial of services to HIV patients or their caretakers

Section 377: Latest petition is a desperate cry for help by LGBT Indians and should be heard
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Section 377: Latest petition is a desperate cry for help by LGBT Indians and should be heard

What marks this Section 377 petition is that for the first time we have faces to the issues that we confront on a daily basis and a factual recounting of the discrimination this so-called “minuscule minority” faces.

Bangladesh urged to probe LGBT murders
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Bangladesh urged to probe LGBT murders

Bangladeshi authorities should immediately investigate the killings of two lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) human rights activists, Human Rights Watch said.

No room in democracy for Section 377: The Shashi Tharoor podcast on LGBT rights
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No room in democracy for Section 377: The Shashi Tharoor podcast on LGBT rights

Shashi Tharoor speaks to Firstpost about Section 377, its implications and the battle ahead