Kaushik Ganguly’s transgender love story is a nuanced and unflinching account of life on the margins.
Sohini Chatterjee | 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.
Ian Miller | 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.
Samiya Javed | 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.
Danny Coyle | 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.
Aditi Angiras | Dec 22, 2015
How to be bold
Sadhana KC | Sep 18, 2015
A different kind of battlefield
Bhakti Shah | Sep 18, 2015
On the lived experiences of sexual and gender minorities in Nepal.
Danny Coyle | 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.
Svati P Shah | Dec 18, 2014
A disappeared Maldivian journalist’s family still waits for closure
Eight years after he vanished, and despite an official report pointing to his abduction and murder, Ahmed Rilwan is yet to be declared dead, and powerful officials allegedly linked to the killers evade justice
Punjab’s battles over Bhagat Singh
Controversies over the anti-colonial revolutionary expose Punjab’s political fissures, with the farmers’ protest movement, Communists, Khalistanis, the AAP and other parties all having staked their own claims
Tehreek-i-Taliban is making its way back in Pakistan
Tehreek-i-Taliban’s resurgence reveals the failure of the Pakistan government’s anti-terror policy and its ambivalent, contradictory relationship with Islamist militant groups
The secrets of ‘All That Breathes’
Shaunak Sen’s Oscar-nominated documentary looks at Muslim brothers caring for kites in Delhi, but also carries a veiled message on religious hatred in Modi’s India