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Eunuchs, hijras, the third gender -- when will this large section of Indian society get their full share of rights?

Reading down Section 377 is significant not only for gay rights

The Q Fest arose out of a need to understand queer identity as it existed in Pune. The two day festival aimed at fostering a better understanding of identity, sexuality,and gender within the larger context of the LGBT community both within India and outside.

In 'God Loves Hair', a collection of short stories, Vivek Shraya follows a tender, intellectual, and curious child as he navigates a complex world.

Photographer, curator, writer, cultural activist -- Sunil Gupta has made a significant contribution to contemporary art practice and discourse.

Hindi films have finally opened up a meaningful space for representing homosexual subjects previously unnamed and unexplored.

The writer looks at what it means to be queer, the emergence of the ‘conservative queer’ and what it means to straddle many worlds.

Apphia K. and her friends discuss change, coming out, LGBT politics, and the growth of Pune’s Queer Family. This article originally appeared in the July 2010 issue of The Queer Chronicle. (http://issuu.com/thequeerchronicle/docs/the_queer_chronicle_-_july_2010.)

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