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50 Shades of Gay

No, I didn’t misspell ‘gray’. Here are fifty words you should know from the LGBT+ community, put together in (what is, ideally) a logical order. Included are some fun ones, too. 738 more words

Things To Know

The different flavours of pervasive macho'ism

Macho’ism is expecting women to have a behaviour that corresponds to what society expects of them as followers of the “stronger” men.

People tend to think that Islamic societies are about the most macho’istic. 565 more words


Gender ID & Biological Gender

Everyone is different so why are we struggling to understand some simple things? The Examples below are selected by random and it is not how everyone may act or Identify with or even agree with.) 465 more words


'The queer fight is against Western hegemony, not by its side': Queer activists of Bangladesh

Received through Meena Seshu

Anindya Hajra, a friend and Queer activist in Kolkata posted this on FB.

The following letter was sent to me very early this morning over WhatsApp by a queer activist friend from Bangladesh with who I have been trying to establish contact over the past few days (and was successful only yesterday) and who wanted this to be shared as widely as possible. 1,540 more words


Kashmir IG Police Refuses to Speak with Handwara Minor Girl: JKCCS

Guest Post by Jammu & Kashmir Coalition of Civil Society

Since last 3 days, JKCCS has been approaching the Inspector General (IG) of JK Police, Javed Geelani for a meeting in connection with the illegal detention of the minor girl and her family. 244 more words

Bad Ideas

Equal Pay Day.

If you’ve always been feminism-conscious, you will know how important today is.

April 12 is the Equal Pay Day. According to Cosmopolitan, Equal Pay Day is a symbolic day for women’s earnings to ‘catch up to’ men’s earnings from the previous year. 591 more words