Category: LQBTQ

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Trans Genders Gain Rights To File Complaints Against Sexual Harrassment

The present judgement of Supreme Court does seem to offer some amount of hope and relied to a community that has been systematically maltreated and discriminated against...

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A Transition Against the Trans Bill: Inside the Jantar Mantar Protest

An account of a widespread protest against the parliamentary Trans Bill 2018 which would have a negative impact on the transgender community if passed. Amidst posters...

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An Ode to the Decriminalisation of Section 377

Since 1978, the pride flag has undergone many changes in dimensions and hues but its message is still preserved as it flutters with the winds of change. The original...

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Shrouded in Uncertainty and Doubt: A Narrative of Transgender Students in DU’s Girls’ Colleges

How should institutions founded on the notion that female-only spaces are vital, respond to and incorporate transgender students?  Sehba (name changed on request)...

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Student Groups Carving Equality in the Varsity

The University of Delhi (DU), despite several shortcomings, has given birth to a fair share of strong women. DU has taught and forged generations of strong women like...

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Where are the Queer Movies, Bollywood?

Take any mainstream movie since the inception of Bollywood and you’re bound to find the same storyline where a boy meets a girl, they fall in love, and the rest is...

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The Experience of a Transgender Woman in University of Delhi

The society has built walls of non-acceptance, invisibility, and harassing transgender people. Studying at the University of Delhi while being myself openly, I recount...

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Gender Revolution: A Beginner’s Guide

For a long time, our society has considered heterosexual, and cisgendered identities as the norm. With changing times, LGBTQ+ persons are being recognised and...

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An Ode Against Heteronormativity

What happens when someone doesn’t follow gender norms? I recall the day when I wore nail paint to college for the first time. I have always been fascinated with...