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Perspectives by and on the lives of people in India who identify as part of the LGBTQ+ community.
Not Everyone Who Gets Periods Is A Woman!

While the silence around women and periods is slowly being broken, there is still an absolute lack of awareness around men who bleed. Here's a call for more empathy towards trans men and their problems with menstruation.

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Why It Was So Hard To Answer My Little Boy’s Question, “Amma, Can A Boy Marry A Boy?”
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A mother who thought she was a progressive thinker faced some hard questions from her 5 year old, and the introspection and learning led to this - may all our parents be like this!

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धारा 377: इस बदलाव को स्वीकारना होगा

धारा 377- जिस समाज में लोग आज भी इस विषय पर बात करने से हिचकिचाते हैं, क्या इसे वहाँ सामाजिक स्वीकृति मिलेगी? मन में उठते हैं ऐसे कई सवाल। 

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If Schools Discriminate Against Trans And Queer Persons, What Are Our Children Learning?

A school in Bangalore discriminated against a genderqueer writer who was to be a speaker at a children's literature fest. What went wrong, and how can we change our attitudes towards the LGBT+ community?

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I’m Busting These 7 Myths About Bisexual People, That Both Straight & Queer Folks Believe In

Most people are clueless about bisexuality, and even within the LGBTQ+ community in India, bisexual people are often stigmatised as 'greedy'. Here's setting y'all straight.

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Sexism Making You Feel Low? These Quotes From Comedy Show Nanette Are A Cure!
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Hannah Gadsby's comedy show Nanette can be healing for Indian women who have always faced sexism, and scarred by it. A must watch.

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