Homosexuality

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By Shambhavi Saxena: Why would you want it ‘cured’ anyway? Before we get to whether this is true or not, let’s first ask what homosexuality is. Etymologically, “homo” = same (Greek), and a homosexual is a person who is sexually ...
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Submitted Anonymously: “So how did you figure out that you’re …gay?” The first time someone asked me this, I was in the 10th grade and I had just come out to my best friend. We had a free study period ...
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By Devesh Narayanan: “What are you working on?” “I’m writing about homosexual acceptance.” “Couldn’t you find anything nicer to write about?” Apparently, I barely have to look beyond my own family to get a glimpse of the stigma around the ...
Sex Education

By Archeeta Pujari: Why are we so scared of talking about sex? What kind of twisted logic drives some of our parents, teachers, and education ministers to protect children from sex education, and perpetuate the vicious cycle of cultural taboo and ...
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By Moumita Ghosh: Remember the basic premise of X-men: The Last Stand (2006), where a major pharmaceutical company found a “way” to suppress the mutant X gene and called it a “cure”? Well, something along those lines happened in our ...
Markandeykatju

By Rafiul Alom Rahman: Markandey Katju, Chairman of the Press Council of India and Former Supreme Court Judge on Friday (26 December, 2014) condemned gay marriage and rights in a Facebook post titled ‘Gay Relationships and Gay Marriages’. He cited ...
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By Shivani Makkar: A ‘heterosexual matrix’; that is how Judith Butler, a post-modern feminist scholar, describes the grid that is produced through the institutionalised practices and discourses in the society that affix human beings into a two-sex model, with each ...
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By Krittika Biswas: A lot has been said about love, songs sung, and poems written. Love is blind, they say, but “they” are wrong. Love isn’t blind in society. In society, you are expected to love somebody “proper”, someone who ...
homosxuality

By S. Vaishnavi: Ever since gay rights have been brought into the limelight, there have been constant debates as to whether it’s a gift of God or gift of society. Homosexuality, if inherent from birth, is seen as significantly more ...
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By Sarabjeet Singh: I still remember when the 11 December ’13 verdict came out. While many people of all orientations were sad and expressed shock at the verdict and at how the state felt it within its ambit to control ...
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By Rahul Sen: Ever since the United Nations released its first ever Bollywood music video in support of LGBT rights, featuring Celina Jaitley, it has gone viral on the internet, on the various social networking sites and on YouTube, where ...
Tagore International School

The students from Tagore International School lead the way in sensitization about ‘alternate’ sexuality. The students have formed a group for awareness on the LGBTQI community, they even have a dedicated section in the library for literature related to LGBTQI ...
UN gay rights

As a part of Free & Equal campaign, the United Nations presents the first-ever Bollywood music video for gay rights, featuring Bollywood star and former Miss India, Celina Jaitly. It’s a beautiful reminder that everyone should be warmly welcomed by ...
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By Akhil Kumar: The News: In a landmark judgement this morning, the Supreme Court in the NALSA transgender rights case has said that transgenders are citizens of the country and have equal rights to education, employment and social acceptability. The recognition of the ...
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By Adya Vac: Sex and love are two subjects that we can never seem to exhaust. But us humans, with our glib convictions and phony double standards, we laud love, the idea of it, but when it comes down to ...
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Much has been said about section 377 and the pros and cons of repealing it but The Viral Fever won the battle with another hilarious video that has brought the point across in a unique fashion. Watch this video and ...
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By Sukanya Sarkar: The Universal Declaration of Human Rights says that all human beings are born free and equal in dignity and identity. What does identity mean? The literal meaning of identity is the state of being a specified person. ...
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By Mahitha Kasireddi: Disappointing! Outrageous! Undesirable! There is no vocabulary that matches up to this grave insanity. The SC maintains its status quo, rejects the review petition over criminalization of homosexuality. Or shall we put it this way – The ...
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dedh-ishqiya

By Sukriti Roy: Alright, the lame movie “Yaariyan” might have outdone “Dedh Ishqiya” in terms of the box office collections. But nevertheless, Dedh Ishqiya is definitely on my “must-recommend-it-to-people” list. For those who aren’t aware, “Dedh Ishqiya” is an ode to ...

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