In 2019, modern India is celebrating pride with her head held a little higher, especially since the previous year saw such massive progress in the fight for equality. However, a majority of our usually conservative society is still trying to wrap their heads around the movement and the change it brings with it. Ancient... Continue Reading →
On the 6th of September 2018, in a ruling by the Supreme Court, homosexuality was decriminalised in India. The day was one of great celebration for the country's queer community and marked an important turning point in India's LGBTQ+ history. While there is little doubt of the widespread relief and joy that the LGBTQ+ community... Continue Reading →
Isn’t it saddening that there exists a marginalized group of people who are shunned by society for expressing their uncommon sexuality? Isn’t it frustrating that this same society also believes there’s a need for a man in every relationship?
“All genders are equal, and some genders are not more equal than others." ~ George S.Orrywell On a warm, splendidly depressing morning of my 12th grade boards, I sat in my car, amidst the grand chaos that is the Silk Board junction. If you are a Bangalorean, you would agree when I say, driving through... Continue Reading →
Last year, a very ordinary Sunday saw the launch of the Ally March culture in Manipal, in association with the Q&A Network. After almost a year, School of Communication (SOC) had the second edition of the Pride support Ally March on 4th February 2018, as a pre-event for their media fest Article -19. Students from... Continue Reading →
28th June 1969 marked an important day in the history of the LGBTQ+ community. For it was in the morning hours of 3 AM when the police had raided Stonewall Inn (A New York Bar which allowed the entry of gay men and lesbian women) that the community raised its voice against the oppression and ignorance... Continue Reading →