Stability in Jammu and Kashmir has always been a delicate issue. Geopolitical, social and economic issues have clashed together leaving a trace of uncertainty since the formation of the state. In August 2019, the scales of this unpredictable imbalance were tipped off even more. The scrapping of Article 370 resulted … Continue Reading
It was the 6th of September, 2018 when a groundbreaking verdict reinstilled the faith and rights for humanity that had been denied for years.
The day marked a very prominent milestone in the timeline of the struggle for justice, decriminalizing the 158-year-old colonial law that criminalized consensual gay sex. It … Continue Reading
Imagine this: It’s a warm summer day, and you’re just walking down the street sucking on the icy exterior of a watered-down popsicle when somebody walks past you. They smell incredible and have grace in their strut. You turn back to see who it is but don’t dwell much on … Continue Reading
Men’s mental health is a grossly underrepresented problem, both in media and in society. Statistics show a grim picture in terms of mental health issues faced by men with suicide rates of men far exceeding those of women all over the world.
Research shows that incidences of alcohol dependence and … Continue Reading
The Covid crisis has undoubtedly wreaked havoc amongst people across all boundaries, geographical and social. However, as we gradually find our feet in the new normal, the struggles of the LGBTQIA+ community to navigate this pandemic have been sadly ignored by mainstream media. As a result, adding to inequity in … Continue Reading
The practice of sport is a human right. Every individual must have the possibility of practicing sport, without discrimination of any kind, and in the Olympic spirit, which requires mutual understanding with a spirit of friendship, solidarity, and fair play.
– Point 4, Fundamental Principles of Olympism
In 1973, Billie … Continue Reading
Yesterday, I was toiling around my terrace and listening to the Presley songs you adore so much. I was waiting for you to climb up my terrace stairs and call out my name.
My mother disrupted my dream sequence, and complained that I was moping around as though … Continue Reading
“Sex is cool but have you ever organized your work so well that you can find that stapler when you need it the most,” says 21 years old Josh [name has been changed]. He says that there is this notion to connect romance or love with sex. Not being sexually … Continue Reading
A few weeks ago, I read about an author named Muriel Schulz and her perspective on the semantic derogation of women. She analyses how, over many generations, woman-related words have acquired negative sexual connotations that were once nice and “gentlemanly.”
Language molds according to the generation of people who use … Continue Reading