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A young British woman reflects on attitudes towards women cricket fans and what is still a man's game...

Some accept the 'honour' politely, others have told the queen  to 'stick it' -- so which is cooler?


The QFest 2011, with the theme Being Seen, Being Heard was a huge success with over 200 people for the screenings and 250 people for the cultural evening (most of whom were young college students). Particularly heartening were the parents, family and friends who turned up to support the LGBT community.

The Ramayana is one story, and also many stories. So why these attempts to delimit it?

What does a show that claims to sexual frankness have to say about queer lives?

 -- excerpts from a talk delivered by Mr Ashok Vajpeyi, poet, translator and cultural commentator as part of the CCDS/Open Space ‘Keeping The Peace’  lecture series, October 5 2010.

"Adaab” to “asalam waleikum”, “khuda hafiz” to “Allah hafiz”... Samina Mishra reflects on the trajectory and its reasons...

Is SlutWalk "an annoying, antifeminist paradox, recreational hacktivism which topples over the very ideas it means to uphold"?

What is it that prompts a group of people in Calicut to start the Chamba Swatantra Cinema Project?

Buddhism teaches through physical discipline, meditation and prayer, and also with laughter, reports Bhavita Bhatia from Dharamsala.

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