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From virtual dating to first meeting at home: How pandemic played cupid for this queer couple

December 10, 2020 12:14 pm

With human interaction going virtual as part of the "new normal", dating apps came as a saviour for many such people who craved companionship while being quarantined

Being queer and sexual minority is not a choice, says Rainbow Lit Fest director Sharif D Rangnekar

December 01, 2020 8:51 pm

“I wish for the Rainbow Lit Fest to be a lot more inclusive than it is and to offer a space and place for the community to engage with itself and its realities while brushing shoulders with the heterosexual world,” Rangnekar said on the two-day festival to be held from December 5-6, 2020

Everybody should do drag once in their lifetime, says 'Queen' Peppermint

November 25, 2019 5:40 pm

Life changed when the New York queen on season 9 of “RuPaul’s Drag Race” revealed to her fellow competitors and fans that she identified as a trans woman. Here's Peppermint giving first-hand insight on what is drag culture and why it is an important tool for finding oneself.

A film awaits its trans lead as actors learn the ropes at this workshop

November 18, 2019 7:03 pm

TRANSaction 2.0 is more than a mere acting workshop. It's an experience that needs to be witnessed and most of all understood. Scroll down to know how the queer community is trying to pave its way into the world of theatre and why.

For the LGBTQI community living in small town India, there’s a long road to acceptance

September 28, 2018 10:24 am

Section 377 might have been struck down, but social acceptance and financial stability often evade those who live in small town India.

Gay in Gorakhpur: What it means to be a queer person in small-town Uttar Pradesh

August 05, 2018 10:12 am

What it means to be a queer person in small-town Uttar Pradesh. Gorakhpur's hoardings, like those of hundreds of small towns in India, is asking its young to leave in no uncertain terms.

Now You See Her, Now You Don’t: The invisible lives of queer women in India

August 05, 2018 8:29 am

The invisible lives of queer women in India. Conversation around homosexuality among women dates back to the 1980s, during workshops or conferences organised by women’s rights groups.

WATCH: This powerful video explaining the LGBTQ identities and sexuality is a must watch

June 09, 2017 10:25 pm

It's high time we get over our ignorance about gender identities and treat everyone with equal respect.