Gender

The Election of Homophobia and Misogyny

It is time to confront theocratic bigotry head on.

Hijras, a Police Crusade and an Action

Bangalore, the new global city, is 'cleaning up' and police justify their brutality saying that they are just following orders. India has reached new heights of physical and sexual abuse and arbitrary arrests of hijras. But recent events have inspired the launch of the National Campaign for Sexual Minorities' Rights.

The Survivors at Thikana Rehabilitation Home

A resilient five-year-old survivor named Babli personifies the hope that acid violence against girls and women in Bangladesh can end.

A Matter of Words

Gurpreet Kaur Bhatti's Bhezti causes an uproar in the Sikh community, pitting free speech against religious tolerance. But are blasphemy laws the answer?

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