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What is NALSA to 377?

Published on April 29th, 2014 | by Vidisha Fadescha

On April 15th, in a ruling made by the Supreme Court of India it recognized transgender people officially as third-gender. To be included in different welfare schemes; providing employment, health care, education, rights to adopt a ... Read More


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INDIA QUEER RIGHTS: A Mother and a Judge Speaks Out on Section 377.

Published on March 5th, 2014 | by Vidisha Fadescha

Chapter XVI, Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code dating back to 1861, introduced during the British rule of India, criminalizes sexual activities “against the order of nature”, arguably including homosexual acts. The section was declared unconstitutional with respect to sex ... Read More


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B. Scott’s Gender Expression Tamped Down by BET

Published on January 9th, 2014 | by Wild Gender

According to an article updated today by the Huffington Post, the legal feud between Black Entertainment Television (BET) and gender-non-conforming host, B. Scott, has revealed leaked emails from media company officials communicating internally over their disapproval ... Read More


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Stop Asking! Says Janet Mock Re: Katie Couric

Published on January 9th, 2014 | by Wild Gender

Janet Mock responds to Katie Couric’s questioning of Carmen Carrera and Laverne Cox  re: the constant drone of body questions related to a curiosity around “transition.”   I don’t talk about my kitty cat with my ... Read More


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