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Mumbai-based parents share tips on inspiring LGBTQIA+ sensitivity in children

Mumbai-based parents share tips on inspiring LGBTQIA+ sensitivity in children

To sensitise a child towards gender issues and the queer community, they need to be raised in a more open environment that embraces diversity. From not giving children gender-specific toys to continually learning as a parent, two Mumbaikars share their personal experiences around building an inclusive home

02 June,2022 05:24 PM IST | Mumbai | Anuka Roy
This Instagram page chronicles overlooked events from India’s LGBTQIA+ history

This Instagram page chronicles overlooked events from India’s LGBTQIA+ history

LGBTQIAP Plus History of India (@lgbthistoryindia), an account run by a doctor from Kolkata, aims to throw light on the queer community’s rich past. For Pride Month and International Archives Week, the page's curator describes his process and talks about how historical material existed but remained neglected over time

02 June,2022 05:24 PM IST | Mumbai | Anuka Roy
Pride Month: ‘We’re all born naked and the rest is drag’

Pride Month: ‘We’re all born naked and the rest is drag’

Sushant Divgikar, popular for his drag avatar Rani Ko-He-Nur, didn’t know what drag was growing up. But he was inspired by female characters, makeup, costumes, and accessories. He talks about his recent single ‘Diamond’, the drag culture in Mumbai, and myths about the performance art

23 June,2021 12:00 AM IST | Mumbai | Anuka Roy
How three young law aspirants are improving the world one book at a time

How three young law aspirants are improving the world one book at a time

Jatin Lalit Singh, Malvika Aggarwal and Abhishek Vyas have never met in person, but are the co-founders of three entirely crowd-funded community libraries in UP. They are also involved in Covid-19 relief work and have helped thousands of migrant workers stuck in cities reach safely home

20 June,2021 09:36 PM IST | Mumbai | Pooja Desai
Mumbai-based filmmaker Faraz Arif Ansari lists nine must-watch LGBTQIA+ films

Mumbai-based filmmaker Faraz Arif Ansari lists nine must-watch LGBTQIA+ films

From one of the first Indian movies to portray a lesbian love story to a mainstream Hollywood story which opened up conversations about queer representation on screen, Ansari recommends an eclectic mix of cinema to enjoy this Pride Month

14 June,2021 05:54 PM IST | Mumbai | Anuka Roy
How to ask for and get pronouns right when addressing diverse gender identities

How to ask for and get pronouns right when addressing diverse gender identities

What are the different pronouns embraced by the LGBTQIA+ community? Why is it important to use them correctly and how can one avoid making mistakes? During Pride Month, here’s a quick lesson on pronouns for the uninitiated

13 June,2021 01:52 PM IST | Mumbai | Nascimento Pinto
Pride Month: Follow these accounts to learn about India's LGBTQIA+ community

Pride Month: Follow these accounts to learn about India's LGBTQIA+ community

Why is Pride Month celebrated in June each year? What happened in Greenwich Village in 1969? What is homocapitalism? Which Indian politicians support Pride? These handles can help you understand all this and more

07 June,2021 02:16 PM IST | Mumbai | Nascimento Pinto
Obama backs equal rights to gays, but not same sex marriage

Obama backs equal rights to gays, but not same sex marriage

President Barack Obama has promised to continue to support measures to bring the full spectrum of equal rights to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Americans

02 June,2009 12:13 PM IST | Agencies

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