Shakuntala Devi’s Biopic on Amazon Prime Video Skims Over One of Her Most Important Works — A Book on Homosexuality in India
The human calculator’s ‘The World of Homosexuals’ published back in 1977, is considered to be one of the first studies of queerness in India.
Homosexuality is not a crime in the country but conversion therapy and persecution are rampant.
Ten years ago, I accidentally stopped a friend from coming out for a very long time, even to herself. Today, I acknowledge how I may have been a part of oppression of the LGBTQ+ community without even realising it.
“We’re seen as people who are either lying about our sexuality or going through a phase; that we’re not capable of committed relationships; that we’re confused or just plain greedy for sex.”
In these conservative and orthodox pockets, LGBTQ communities find other ways to make their voices heard.
Aziz Sohail, Abdullah Qureshi and Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Jr are working together to give more visibility to the voices from the LGBTQ community of their country.
“Bhutan has never had a pride parade, and never will because it’s not just the queer community who fights for us, it’s everyone in the country.”
'My parents threatened to send me to a religious teacher. It was the worst time of my life. My parents knew I was depressed and suicidal but they didn't care.'
"This is a war for our culture,” Gorka said on his radio show, “America First."
Despite global outcry and calls for boycotts, Sultan Hassanal Bolki has shown no sign of reversing the draconian law.
The death penalty punishment will reportedly apply only to Muslims
Homophobia often begins at home. Here’s a step-by-step guide to dealing with rejection from people who're supposed to love you the most.