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Riots for the Rights

We say that “We are United Nations and we all share equal ‘powers’.” 

Now, let’s replace the word powers from the above lines into… 616 more words

International Relations

Being LGBTQ+: Pride and Queer Festivals in India

Written by Sumitra Sunder.

Bangalore will soon celebrate its 10th Pride Festival or Namma Pride (Kannada word meaning Our) and Karnataka Queer Habba (Kannada word meaning festival). 888 more words


What should we make of the BBC gender pay gap?

I would like to believe (perhaps naïvely) that most people accept the principle that two individuals – one male, one female – doing exactly the same job ought to be paid the same wage. 862 more words

Despite police opposition, Texas Senate votes to curb transgender access to public bathrooms

AUSTIN, Texas – A Texas version of a North Carolina-style “bathroom bill” targeting transgender people again passed the state Senate on Tuesday over opposition from police and major corporations, but still faces an uncertain path to becoming law. 678 more words


Alternative Narratives from New Indian Indie Cinema

Written by Ashvin I Devasundaram.

Socio-political states of flux and volatile national zeitgeists are often engines for inventive and interrogative cinematic forms. I view India’s ascendant new wave of independent Indies as a self-reflexive, distinctly… 1,244 more words


A letter to London, where my girlfriend and I could be out and proud

The letter you always wanted to write Youre the first place I visited, the first time I travelled out of my home country. When I applied for my visa, I saw your grandeur, I saw your authenticity and I longed to visit you. 19 more words


12 luglio 2017 - Il giorno delle farfalle

Quando ho deciso di fare il gran passo non provavo tutta questa emozione che si vede nei film. La mia relazione con Peter va avanti da più di cinque anni e so, nel profondo, che è l’uomo che amo e con cui voglio passare il resto della mia vita… 887 more words