Books  /  Published 08.09.20

Parmesh Shahani on his new book

In your book, you have quoted from the Harry Potter franchise while J.K. Rowling has been rightly been at the receiving end of social rants after her very controversial remarks admitting to being a TE...
By Shrestha Saha in

People  /  Published 29.08.20

No full stops

Checking of one’s privilege is an internal process, and very rarely is it pointed out successfully from the outside.  The concept of privilege can’t be simplified, the author feels, ...
By Shrestha Saha in

Entertainment  /  Published 19.08.20

Shruti on playing a homosexual woman

She made an impact in Season 2 of Breathe, co-starring Abhishek Bachchan, Nithya Menen and Amit Sadh, standing out for her refreshing portrayal of a gay woman who isn’t afraid to speak her mind ...
By Priyanka Roy  in

Opinion  /  Published 13.07.20

Bleached feelings: anti-gay propaganda in Russia

Sir — Russia might ban an ice cream with rainbow colours under its anti-gay propaganda laws because it may “make... children accustomed to that flag”. This step would be hilarious if...
By The Telegraph in

Style  /  Published 10.07.20

Femininity: path to inclusivity

Stylist Ankita Banerjee met Jonathan Marchese, an Italian freelance illustrator on his recent trip to India, at Trincas, and the two bonded over hair! “He was there with his friends and he came ...
By in

Books  /  Published 08.07.20

Oxford Bookstore celebrates Pride with The Rainbow Festival

Bringing together artists, activists, authors and publishers together for a week-long online literary festival from June 22 to 28 was Oxford Bookstore with The Rainbow Festival, to celebrate Pride in ...
By Shrestha Saha in

Arts  /  Published 05.07.20

LGBTQIA+: Madame Gandhi's message

When you become the image of your own imagination, it’s the most powerful thing you could ever do,” RuPaul once said. The Pride Month came to an end on June 30 and Madame Gandhi, multi-tal...
By Urvashi Bhattacharya in

World  /  Published 29.06.20

Brazil’s job fall guy: LGBT

One in four unemployed gay and trans Brazilians has lost their job recently during the coronavirus outbreak, a survey released on Sunday found, showing the joblessness among LGBT+ Brazilians almost do...
By Reuters in Rio de Janeiro

Technology  /  Published 28.06.20

Queer characters from the world of video games

While video games have come a long way in terms of inclusivity, queer identity has been an absent trait for a long time. However, despite chronic under-representation, few video games have broken new ...
By Ravjit Singh in

Entertainment  /  Published 28.06.20

Iconic queer characters from the small screen

One of the most significant developments in the past decade has been the increase in representation of characters across the sexual spectrum on small screen. Moreover, the creators have moved on from ...
By Vedant Karia in


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