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LGBTQIA

November 27, 2019

The thought of marriage awakens a conventional wedding fantasy from her childhood, but it is also a bitter reminder of her otherness as both a queer woman and a member of the BDSM community. In an honest appointment with herself, Jaya Sharma analyses these contrasting truths.
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A photo-collage of The covers of both the editions of Tilt

Anahita Sarabhai On Creating An Alternative Narrative With QueerAbad’s Zine, Tilt

Text by Ojas Kolvankar. Photographs by Joshua Navalkar

An LGBTQIA+ collective from Ahmedabad brings unsung South-Asian narratives under the umbrella of its annual zine, Tilt. QueerAbad co-founder, Anahita Sarabhai, tells Verve how up-and-coming queer artists are portraying their multi-hued perspectives
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Konkona Sen Sharma and Gazal Dhaliwal’s recently-released short uses a light-hearted lens to inspect the challenges faced by a transwoman as she navigates a romantic relationship.
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“Post the decriminalisation of Section 377 of the IPC, it’s important to keep the momentum going and realise that queer issues are political issues.”
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Anil Kapoor, Bollywood, Cinema, Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga, Featured, Film, LGBTQIA, Movies, Online Exclusive, Sonam K Ahuja, Vidhu Vinod Chopra
January 28, 2019

Ahead of the release of Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga, we catch a glimpse of the creative chemistry that sustains this project
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December 29, 2018

The Cultural Moments That Defined 2018

Text by Shraddha Jahagirdar-Saxena

From a new wave of films to a new era of inclusivity and courage, it's been a landmark year in many ways
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