Sexual orientation

Democracy

LGBT rights and Womanifesto and Bubblegum Feminists

My rift with what passes off for the voice of Indian feminists in public space grows. This time, over reckless grandstanding with LGBT rights. It has come to my attention that India’s feminists have made LGBT rights an election issue. It is unclear how many of these feminists belong to the LGBT community (I don’t […]

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LGBT vivir la propia differencia - LGBT vivre sa différence

Gay rape – law does not recognize a gay rape victim

When our Supreme Court turned its back on the LGBT community, it was clear that India was taking a determined step into intolerance. The idea that a group of religious leaders can present a united front and inflict their prejudices on the country had come true in the most unnoticeable of ways. It was fascism, […]

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Child Rights
Democracy

Sexualization of Children

Questioning the lack of age appropriate parenting and its impact on children as inadvertently sexually provocative behavior.

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Women's rights

What are the objectives of MaalChaal?

The intent and scope of MaalChaal and how it matters. Help us with your ideas and by recommending us to people and people to us so that we can engage the diversity that makes this as statement for all people.

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General
Women's rights

Sexual frustration and social aggression

I had been noticing for quite some time the increasingly aggressive and unreasonable nature of most debates. There is no sense of compromise or even a willingness to listen attentively before assuming. I had noticed that the most energy seems to lie around power/control and sex/gender related discussions, and things started falling into place. “ […]

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