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The Road Not Taken: NCERT Inclusivity Manual

The Road Not Taken: NCERT Inclusivity Manual In Indian schools and institutions, the meaning of ‘inclusiveness’ often gets lost as a principle and value the schools wish to abide by. However, in practice, schools often become the epicenter of discrimination and prejudices in action towards pliable juveniles that often scar them for life.  We often […]

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Representation Of Queer Identities On OTT Platforms

Representation Of Queer Identities On OTT Platforms Cinema is a reflection of society. With the ability to transcend physical space and time, it has proven to be a means of entertainment, learning, and escape. Hindi Cinema, also known as Bollywood, continues to be the world’s largest producer of films. The new online space, OTT (Over

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What Is It Like Navigating Sexuality And Gender As A Teenager?

What Is It Like Navigating Sexuality And Gender As A Teenager? Institutions are supposed to be the hubs of learning and education. Yet, somewhere we’re lacking in introducing and educating teenagers on sexuality and gender identity in schools. Yes, we’ve been taught about human anatomy, reproductive organs, among other things in our NCERT textbooks. But

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Why Are Teenage LGBTQIA+ Relationships In The Media Toxic?

Why Are Teenage LGBTQIA+ Relationships In The Media Toxic? With the show Sex Education trending on Netflix the moment it airs, teenage relationships have been brought into the limelight. While topics which previously considered taboo are now being discussed openly, we are still falling behind in one particular aspect: how are LGBT people depicted in

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Looking At Sexual Grooming From A Queer Lens

Looking At Sexual Grooming From A Queer Lens Trigger Warning: The following article discusses grooming, sexual exploitation, and sexual abuse faced by queer youth. Before we dive in, let’s get one thing straight: Call Me By Your Name doesn’t depict ‘true love’. It shows the story of an older man toying with a questioning young

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No Pride Without Prejudice

No Pride Without Prejudice Vibhuti focuses on how the essence of ‘Pride’ in society derives its foundation from the prejudices that precede it. Pride is not understood independently of the compound beliefs that misguide the being of it. Even after each landmark judgment, there are legal shortcomings that further fuel these biased notions and prejudices that

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