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
The year was 1984. I had just graduated from college and was looking forward to the summer break before I would get caught in the rat race of getting employed. Little did I know how those few short weeks would change my life forever.
One sultry afternoon, a couple of … 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
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 … Continue Reading
“Why is it that, as a culture, we are more comfortable seeing two men holding guns than holding hands?”
On June 28th, 1969, New York City police raided the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar located in Greenwich Village in New York City. This bar welcomed gay people and … Continue Reading
“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 … Continue Reading