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Shootings in Kabul

The many obstacles of videography in an Afghan wedding hall.

| Dec 31, 2015

The wedding march

For many employed in wedding bands in Nepal, the job is a quiet resignation to the lack of opportunities.

| Dec 30, 2015

On how to be a woman

How the missing sindoor in my hair provoked unwelcome attention from a complete stranger

| Dec 29, 2015

An unjust war

‘Love Jihad’ and honour killings are strategies to quell challenges to caste, class and gender conventions.

| Dec 27, 2015

Where will all the young queers go?

Despite legal reforms, Nepal’s societal mores continue to constrain daily lives and freedoms of sexual and gender minorities.

| Dec 23, 2015

The importance of being honest

BOOK EXTRACT: A gay man comes out to his father in 1980s India.

| Dec 23, 2015

Far from truth

On the policing of sexuality of migrant workers’ wives in Nepal.

| Dec 23, 2015

No going back

India’s first gay memoir shows how guarded gay people have to be, and how terribly isolated this makes them.

| Dec 22, 2015

The battle of Kikrüma

How a single Naga village took on the British Empire

| Dec 15, 2015

In the shadow of Shanta’s absence

A conversation with filmmakers in Kathmandu

| Dec 11, 2015

A play with the third

Voyeurs, partners and shadow presences in Indian narratives of marriage.

| Dec 10, 2015

Dust to dust in Goa

How mining in Goa has destroyed the environment and community life.

| Dec 09, 2015

Queering Delhi

A photo essay documenting Delhi's LGBTQ lives.

| Dec 06, 2015

Common code, uncommon challenges

Does the debate on the Uniform Civil Code in India uphold a majoritarian value system?

| Dec 05, 2015

Unnatural acts

Section 377, or India’s anti-sodomy law, as Shakespearean comedy.

| Dec 01, 2015

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Bordered by violence

On borders and maps as concrete sites of state violence.

The caravan of Sanuman

Translated excerpt from Dor Bahadur Bista’s Nepali-language novel ‘Sotala’.