Section 377

The long history of criminalising Hijras

The persecution of Hijras in India goes beyond the infamous Section 377.

| Jul 02, 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

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

Queering Delhi

A photo essay documenting Delhi's LGBTQ lives.

| Dec 06, 2015

Unnatural acts

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

| Dec 01, 2015

Between invisible friends

Bangladeshis thrive in and work against the ‘grey area’ of subtle acceptance of un-discussed alternative sexualities.

| Dec 01, 2009

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