INDIA

LGBTQ

India Has Made History by Decriminalizing Gay Sex

The landmark ruling is being celebrated as a huge step forward for human rights in the country.
Roisin Lanigan
9.7.18
Photos

Photos of a Matrilineal Society in India

In some Indian communities, families are leaving inheritances to their youngest daughters and giving their children the mother's surname.
Elena del Estal
9.4.18
YouTube

The Rise of T-Series, the YouTube Channel That Will Soon Dethrone PewDiePie

An Indian entertainment channel is poised to take over as the largest YouTube channel in the world.
Ankita Rao
9.3.18
Photography

The Mom-and-Pop Metal Business of the Kashmir Valley

Photographer Will Warasila profiles a family-owned company in India that sells small steel and iron parts to local merchants and builders.
Will Warasila
8.29.18
climate change

The Glaciers on Earth's 'Third Pole' Are Bursting, Causing Deadly Floods

Climate change is creating yet another dangerous new phenomenon.
August Rick
8.27.18
Asian Games 2018

What's It Like to Compete in the Asian Games in a Sport Few Indonesians Ever Heard Of?

Fans are rooting for Indonesian Ni Ketut Puspasari's kabaddi team to win gold this year. But others have never heard of the sport at all.
Christhalia Wiloto
8.20.18
K-POP

The Micro Playlist You Need Beyond K-Pop

No matter how big, colorful and Tsunami-like K-pop seems, it cannot overpower other sounds, artists and movements rising from the same spaces.
Aena Thakur
8.13.18
Culture

Why Is It Still Taboo for Men to Hold Hands?

In India, unlike other places it’s normal for male friends to hold hands. Photographer Vincent Dolman captured men of every age on the streets of India, holding hands. It’s pretty sweet.
Georgie Wright
8.6.18
love

Are Marriage Vows Akin to Death Sentences for Inter-religious Couples in Bangladesh?

In his photo exhibition, Samsul Alam Helal captures forbidden love.
Angela Skujins
Images by Samsul Alam Helal
7.31.18
Photography

Powerful Photographs Challenging Gender Roles in an Indian Martial Arts School

Photographer Nadja Wohlleben's new series 'A Sword & A Sari' explores self-defense and female empowerment in the Republic of India
Nadja Wohlleben
7.2.18
Cockfighting

Come to Bastar for the Weekly Markets, Stay for the Cockfights

As controversial as the sport may be, it remains a cultural staple of the region.
Vijay Pandey
6.8.18
Photography

Photos of Indian Stunt Drivers Braving the 'Well of Death'

No helmets, no roll cage, and 60 miles per hour.
Andrea Au
5.25.18