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Apr 17, 2019
TIME's 100 Most Influential People: RIL chairman Mukesh Ambani, lawyers Menaka Guruswamy and Arundhati Katju in 2019 listLawyers Menaka Guruswamy and Arundhati Katju were instrumental in the overturning of Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code
Apr 03, 2019
The Queer Take: Finding ways to be yourself, despite everyday cruelties that enforce conformityIn his fortnightly column The Queer Take, Joshua Muwiya writes: Every day, I see straight men across this country, look at, speak with, and hold each other in ways that I was told by them to be ashamed of, and to let go.
Mar 19, 2019
India's first LGBTQ theatre group Q Rang launched at Kerala Queer Pride MarchSeveral cultural events followed after the LGBTQ pride march concluded including a performance by the newly launched theatre group Q Rang, directed by Sreejith Sundaram
Mar 07, 2019
Fighting against prejudice: A transwoman's struggle to find a respectable job“I used to help clean houses and maintain lawns, anything to earn a little bit of money and feed myself,” Gudiya relates. And finding acceptance in mainstream society has never been easy, “My Muslim community think of Hijras as untouchables,” she remarks, “They can’t feed us one roti but they can beat the living daylights out of us.”
Feb 04, 2019
Mumbai Pride 2019: First march post-Section 377 verdict sees city's queer community, allies celebrateMumbai witnessed its 14th Pride Parade on Saturday, 2 February 2019. It was the city's largest pride march yet, also its first after the September 2018 judgment decriminalising homosexuality.
Jan 28, 2019
Firstpost Editor's picks: BJP overusing 'dynast' narrative; AAP's rollercoaster ride; living and loving queer India; today's must-read storiesFrom why BJP's dynast attacks on Priyanka Gandhi reeks of laziness to AAP's roller-coaster ride since its formation to India post-Section 377 verdict; today's must-read stories
Jan 27, 2019
#PrideTalk: 37 People Tell Us What Pride Means to Them in a Post-377 WorldFrom the lack of a need to define queerness to the freedom to express themselves, people talk about what pride means to them, now that same-sex relationships are legal in India
Jan 10, 2019
'No place for homosexuals in Indian Army': General Bipin Rawat sparks row, claims army is conservativeIn a remark which is likely to spark controversy, army chief General Bipin Rawat on Thursday said that the India Army is conservative and not above the law, but there is no place for homosexuals in the army.
Dec 31, 2018
Songs my mother never taught me and how that became my meal ticket in 2018The valuable lesson I learnt in 2018 was that we must always take pride in and talk about the great work women silently put into making us
Dec 15, 2018
Gaysi Family turns 10: Reflections on inclusivity, need for open dialogue on queer experiencesIn essence, Gaysi has one dream, which also encapsulates their purpose and existence: that no LGBTQ person should feel alone in this country