Systemic Erasure of LGBTQ+ Community from Indian Schools

Written by Bhavika Malik and Ahhana Verma Homosexuality and variance in gender identity were accepted and even embraced in ancient India. Artworks and tales of Hindu mythology, scriptures, statues, and sculptures recovered from the olden days indicate the presence of a third gender – which many scholars speculate was an antiquated term for the LGBTQ+… Read More Systemic Erasure of LGBTQ+ Community from Indian Schools

Why My Female Partner Dreads Entering Women’s Restrooms

Written by Emma Conally-Barklem We always travel together; by each other’s side through all our experiences. Having spent most of my life so far in a hetero-normative existence, to embark on my first relationship with a woman, who is now my fiancée, has been eye-opening to say the least.  Stepping aside from the fact that… Read More Why My Female Partner Dreads Entering Women’s Restrooms

Why ‘It’s a Sin’ is more relevant now than ever

Written by Emily Latimer Russell T Davies’ tragically, joyful ‘It’s a Sin’ is Channel 4’s most-watched drama series in its history, and its relevance today is alarming. Most of the younger generation know little about the history of HIV other than a loose narrative which has been passed down to us. But this series brings… Read More Why ‘It’s a Sin’ is more relevant now than ever