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

Lesbians Deserve More Sex Scenes Like The One in 'Disobedience'

Much of the modern lesbian film canon is based on books by women, but all too often, the good stuff is lost in translation.
Rachel Rabbit White

A Photographer Captured Intimate Portraits of a Trans Woman on the Brink of Transition

Mumbai-based Ajatshatru Singh’s series is an intimate exploration of Parineeta and her journey of gender reassignment.
Pallavi Pundir

The Gaysi Guide To Coming Out

To celebrate 10 years of the online community dedicated to the desi LGBTQIA movement, we asked some of its members to share their experiences of coming out in India.
Shamani Joshi

Sunday Morning Screenings in This Seedy Cinema in Siliguri Is a Gay Cruising Hotspot

And it says a lot about the secret lives of working-class gay men in a small town post the decriminalisation of Section 377.
Diwash Gahatraj

A Psychotherapist Tells Us the 10 Most Common Questions Indians Ask him While Coming Out

With Section 377 finally abolished, this becomes even more important now.
Deepak Kashyap
Sex-Rated: The VICE Guide to Sex

An Asexual Dating Platform Still Has Many Kinks to Sort Out

When Pragati Singh tried to create a matrimonial site for Indian asexuals, it collapsed under its own popularity.
Maroosha Muzaffar
Gender & Sexuality

An Informal Survey Reveals Deep Homophobia in Indian Schools

Teenager Sukhnidh Kaur was shocked by the results of her online poll.
Maroosha Muzaffar