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A gay student’s suicide in Faridabad terrifies me. Schools are not safe for queer children

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

Badhaai Do shows a lavender marriage. It hurts LGBT+ fight in post-377 India

‘Badhaai Do’ starring Rajkummar Rao and Bhumi Pednekar shows a gay man marrying a lesbian woman to get their families off their backs.

LGBTQ couples seek live streaming of hearings to recognise marriage, HC asks Modi govt’s reply

Senior advocate Neeraj Kishan Kaul, representing the applicants, said live streaming of proceedings is essential as it concerns 7-8% of the country's total population.

Lawyer Saurabh Kirpal could be India’s first gay HC judge after SC collegium clears his name

Kirpal is 1st advocate from LGBTQ community whose name has been cleared by apex panel for appointments to higher judiciary. Name will now go to Union law ministry for clearance.

Karva Chauth ad withdrawn due to ‘public intolerance’, Justice Chandrachud says

Speaking on women empowerment, Justice Chandrachud said if one has to find an answer to the deprivation of women rights, the origin must be in changing the mindset of both men and women.

You can be LGBTQ and patriarchal. Dabur Fem’s Karva Chauth ad shows that

The onus of breaking patriarchal stereotypes of the society doesn’t lie on the shoulders of the LGBTQ+ community.

Dabur Fem’s ad plays on fairness obsession. But it got Indians talking about LGBTQ at least

Dabur Fem's Karva Chauth ad might be rainbow-packaged conservatism. But chatter on LGBTQ+ community is key.

The Bangladesh ‘machete killings’ case of LGBTQ+ activists in which 6 Qaeda affiliates will hang

The judge, while pronouncing verdict in the 2016 case, said the death penalty was to 'set an example' that 'militancy or terrorism in any form' will not be tolerated in Bangladesh.

SubscriberWrites: India needs to work on LGBTQ rights and first step is legalising same-sex marriage

Right to marriage and all spousal privileges is the next battleground for LGBTQ in India after decriminalisation, writes Balaji Alagurajan.

The Vatican is opposing Italy’s LGBTQ bill. It can learn a lot from India

The Vatican and the Italian State are at loggerheads over the ‘Zan Bill’ that criminalises discrimination against the LGBTQ community.

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What are UST & Luna and why the fall of 2 ‘stablecoins’ led to a crypto crash in India

Along with crash in value of UST and Luna coins, Indian market for crypto assets also reeling under strict control imposed by government, with the imposition of TDS on all crypto transactions.

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NSA Ajit Doval with NSAs from the other countries at the meeting at Dushanbe, Tajikistan | Photo: Courtesy the NSA's office

NSA Ajit Doval pushes for ‘terror free’ Afghanistan, says India stands with Afghan people

Doval's comments came at 4th Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan attended by national security advisors from Tajikistan, India, Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Iran, Kyrgyzstan & China.

Why it’s obscene to tell Ukraine to give in & how war-upended global balance of power brings openings for India

Global order is in flux, and India is being wooed by all. It opens up economic, strategic & military possibilities unimaginable till recently. It is for India to take this opportunity.
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