Questions children ask me

How do you talk to a father who takes bribes? Is India the only country to have Dalits? These, and other troublesome queries from the young ’uns.

How to talk to your 10-year-old about: Homosexuality

It’s no big deal. All you need to do is use all the tools that come in handy when talking about gender or sex ed — humour, science, the straight-faced parent voice, stories and reactions.

Two men walk into a bar

A shooting at a gay American club has left the global LGBTQI community in grief. In India, where homosexuality is a criminal offence, queer folk have carved out their corners in the city. But is it a happy, inclusive space for all?