LGBT

Nagarkirtan’s intersections

Kaushik Ganguly’s transgender love story is a nuanced and unflinching account of life on the margins.

| Jun 03, 2019

India’s queer politics after Section 377

On the limits of the Supreme Court decision that decriminalised same-sex acts in India.

| Dec 31, 2018

Of love’s austere and lonely offices

The film Aligarh has ruffled the feathers of conservatives within and outside Aligarh Muslim University.

| May 26, 2016

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

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

Minority report

On the lived experiences of sexual and gender minorities in Nepal.

| Sep 18, 2015

From the land of what-might-have-been

A family tale exploring the complexities around Indian diaspora, rightwing Hindu politics, and LGBT struggles.

| Dec 18, 2014

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