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Making up the rules

Photographed by Nihar Tanna. Realisation and Styling Team: Dhruv Tyagi and Ojas Kolvankar

As conversations around gender roles and identity become more nuanced, there has been a noticeable move towards inclusivity in the global beauty industry. Here in India, where the landscape is still dominated by content and products aimed at women, the LGBTQIA+ community is shaking things up. Beauty guru EltonJFernandez meets four forward-thinking members and uncovers what lies beneath the foundation
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Vincent Dolman, London-based Photographer, Holding Hands
September 25, 2018

A Show Of Hands

Photographs by Vincent Dolman

What intrigues London-based photographer Vincent Dolman the most about India, is the way men express their comfort with one another by walking hand-in-hand. Explaining why he loves this male gesture that is rarely seen in his homeland in England, the lensman shares images from his series Holding Hands
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Harish Iyer, Feminist, Gay Activist, The Female Gaze, Feminism Week,
June 15, 2017

"It takes a lot of resilience to break any norm, and where patriarchy is norm to stand up for women becomes an act of courage"
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