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Pride & Sexuality

Should same-sex couples be given the same status as supposedly ‘normal’ couples?

The landmark case in the Supreme Court, where 18 lgbtq+ community Indian couples had put in a petition to gain the same status as heterosexual couples, is indeed a re-writing of history. The legalization of same-sex marriages is a landmark case that provided a voice to the community members and also allowed society to view them in another light.

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Drag Artists Vs Crossdressers Vs Transgender People : Not As Similar As One Might Think!

So much terminology exists nowadays that many people are not sure how to identify themselves when asked or approached to discuss the lifestyle of someone who comes under the trans umbrella. Read this blog to understand more about how and why these are different from each other.

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Sex Positivity – The Side That Is Not So Positive

The article talks about the way societal narratives of sex positivity prove to be reductionist and exclusionary, how sex gets reduced down to a reproductive activity, and how there’s not much relief from the expectations the movement sets for people who do not identify with being vocal or overt about their identity vis-a-vis their preferences and experiences.

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Why Is Bollywood’s Portrayal Of The Transgender Community Problematic?​

Why Is Bollywood’s Portrayal Of The Transgender Community Problematic? With almost 1.2 billion Indian watchers, Bollywood has always been the trendsetter of social movements and a large platform for artistic expression. It has the potential to bring some issues to light and spread awareness amongst the society in one go. On the occasion of trans

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