Lgbtq Rights
News  /  Published 29.10.21

New Town's Puja pandal raises awareness on LGBTQ

The pandal at New Town’s CA Block chose to raise awareness on the LGBTQ community. In its fourth year, the pandal’s colour scheme was rainbow, since the rainbow flag is considered a symbol...
By Brinda Sarkar in Salt Lake

Culture  /  Published 30.06.21

Brands mark Pride month

Growing one’s hair usually has a gendered association in most places around the world. Pantene UK’s 2019 campaign #HairHasNoGender tries to break the notion of hair growth having gender as...
By Priyanka A. Roy (t2 intern)

Sports  /  Published 24.06.21

Belgium rainbow stand

Belgium’s captain will wear rainbow colours on his armband at the European Championship on Sunday and the country’s football association (KBVB) is considering further ways to show solidari...
By Reuters in Brussels

Calcutta  /  Published 31.03.21

LGBT persons feel left out of polls

A brief mention in the party manifesto but not a single candidate in 294 seats. Members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, asexual (LGBTQIA) community on Tuesday gave a scat...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar , Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 31.05.20

Cure and curse: Sexual identities

Roadblocks on the path of holistic progress in India are far too common. As a result, even concerted efforts to protect the fundamental rights of citizens often fail to achieve their goal. This was ev...
By The Editorial Board


Opinion  /  Published 20.11.19

Gender diversity in the workplace

You are known as a champion of workplace inclusivity. For anyone who still needs to be convinced, why is it so important?This is something I’ve always been passionate about as an individual, even wh...
By Karen Christensen

World  /  Published 28.12.19

News that made us hopeful

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World  /  Published 03.11.19

UK theatres to adopt gender-neutral terms

Eight decades after Alfred Hitchcock got the lady to vanish on the silver screen, she is set to disappear from the stage too.But unlike the 1938 thriller The Lady Vanishes, in which a flesh-and-blood ...
By Amit Roy in London

North East  /  Published 04.06.19

Assamese artiste dedicates song to LGBTQ rights

Although you asked me to follow you in the darkWasn’t afraid when I hear the wolves barkThe struggle is always my favourite part They tried real hard just to tear us apartNow I am getting started, H...
By Gaurav Das in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 28.09.19

Rainbow hue to Durga Puja festivities

On the first anniversary of the abrogation of Section 377 of IPC, two pujas are embracing lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) people who are usually left on the margins.At Dum Dum Ta...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta


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