transgender

LGBTQ

100 Easy Ways to Make the World Better for Trans People

Trans women are women. This is not up for debate—so don’t try to.
Kai Isaiah-Jamal
9.13.19
LGBTQ

Transgender People Tell Us Why India's Newly Proposed Rape Laws are Discriminatory

The fact that punishment for rape against cis-gendered women is more than seven years, but for the trans community, it ranges from six months to two years, has led to the #RapeIsRape campaign.
Pallavi Pundir
9.12.19
LGBTQ

Queer Indians Tell Us How The Sex and Dating Scene Changed for Them in a Post-Section 377 India

The queer dating game still hasn't shaken off its 'hit it and quit it' mentality, leaving us craving for a hook-up and cautious about investing in a long-term relationship.
Queen B
9.7.19
Sex

Queer Indians Tell Us How Much has Changed Since Gay Sex Was Decriminalised A Year Ago

“I think that one thing that has changed with Section 377 being read down, is more respect for us, and a willingness to try to understand us.”
Shamani Joshi
9.6.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

India's LGBTQ Community Released Their Own Version of the National Anthem for Independence Day

The video featured prominent LGBTQ advocates and urged everyone to #StandWithPride.
Shamani Joshi
8.19.19
transgender

What Happens When Your Girlfriend Finds Out You're into Trans Women

When cis women find out the men they love are also attracted to trans women, their reactions can be devastating.
Diana Tourjée
8.5.19
LGBTQ

Transgender Women Explain What It's Like When They Don't 'Look Trans'

When women don't visibly scan as transgender, it can feel affirming, dangerous, and totally unremarkable, all at once.
Sessi Kuwabara Blanchard
7.26.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

China to Start Human Testing for a Vaccine That Will Cure HIV

With no known cure for HIV until today, the vaccine is being seen as a promising antidote to the HIV virus if it’s successful on the 160 volunteers.
Pallavi Pundir
7.23.19
LGBTQ

We Asked Queer Indians How They First Learned About Sex

Porn, trial-and-error, Sidney Sheldon—LGBTQ+ youth tell us about their initiation into the world of sex and sexuality in a country where sex ed is either super-hetero or missing altogether.
Pallavi Pundir
7.15.19
transgender

Five Coming-of-Age Trans Movies That Changed My life

These movies, new and old, offensive and not, tell perspective-altering stories about growing up transgender.
Diana Tourjée
7.15.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

An Indian High Court Dismisses Plea to Recognise LGBTQ+ Relationships

The court also refused to direct the Central Government to create laws that would allow LGBTQ+ couples to get married or divorced, or adopt a kid.
Shamani Joshi
7.10.19
LGBTQ

How Homophobic Small Towns in India Celebrate Pride

In these conservative and orthodox pockets, LGBTQ communities find other ways to make their voices heard.
Pallavi Pundir
7.5.19
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