• Sec377 Abolished; Love Wins!

    Sec377 Abolished; Love Wins!0

    In a historic judgment, the Supreme Court today has abolished the vexed Section 377. For those of you who are not familiar with it, Section 377 is a 158 year old British law against homosexuality. The Supreme Court reversed its own decision which they had made in 2013 restoring Section 377. The United Nations lauded

  • Meet India’s first crossdresser- Rohit Verma

    Meet India’s first crossdresser- Rohit Verma0

    Young, urban men today prefer to accessorize their image with silk and satin rather than raw masculinity says Rohit Verma, celebrity couture fashion designer who claims to be one of the first cross dressers in India in the early 90s. Back in the day, Verma would flaunt his devil-maycare attitude by dressing ‘differently’ in a

  • Women Still Not Allowed At Temples, Perpetually Sub-Par

    Women Still Not Allowed At Temples, Perpetually Sub-Par0

    While we may speak of equal rights to all and discuss issues on the LGBTQIA community, women themselves even in this day and age remain subjected to prejudice and disqualification simply based on their gender. The Sabarimala Temple (in Kerala) bars the entry of women between the ages of 10 to 50 citing ‘impurity’. Just one of the many

  • Love.Sex.Durex. | All Your Questions Answered

    Love.Sex.Durex. | All Your Questions Answered0

    Let’s set the record straight. If you’re having sex, condoms are the only form of protection that can help stop the transmission of STIs and at the same time prevent unplanned pregnancies. Some things to think about: You can’t tell if someone has an STI based on how they look, where they’re from or who they

  • Watch: This Vicks Ad About Trans Acceptance Will Make You Tear Up

    Watch: This Vicks Ad About Trans Acceptance Will Make You Tear Up0

    Cold and cough brand, Vick’s new advertisement is celebrating motherhood beyond biological ties, normalising trans parenting. The advertisement is based on the real-life story of a Mumbai- based transgender named Gauri Sawant who adopted Gayatri after her mother succumbed to HIV-AIDS, featuring them as well. It begins with a young girl returning to her boarding school