On The One Year Anniversary Since Section 377 Was Scrapped, We Look At The Journey To Decriminalise Homosexuality

On The One Year Anniversary Since Section 377 Was Scrapped, We Look At The Journey To Decriminalise Homosexuality

When it was revisited in 2017 by the High Court, after several petitions and in the case Navtej Singh Johar v. Union of India, homosexuality was finally decriminalised in India, by 2018.

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The White Saviour Complex In The Aid Industry Needs To End

The White Saviour Complex In The Aid Industry Needs To End

The emphasis should not be placed on the rhetoric that all it took was a white man swooping in and saving us in order for the greater good to occur. That we don’t need that ‘altruistic’ white hand lifting us up out of the so-called misery we were in before.

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Finding Somewhere To Belong Alongside My Faith

Finding Somewhere To Belong Alongside My Faith

Sweeping aside the fact that they both took place in March and involved the desperation of impending homelessness to opposite extremes, they convey the feelings of vulnerability involved in moving house and what you are forced to both realise, and accept about yourself, in a short space of time.

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Discussing Mental Health In India With Therapy Initiative Aaina

Discussing Mental Health In India With Therapy Initiative Aaina

We’ve been so economically insecure for so long that we’ve got a survival mindset etched into our psyches. This makes us tribal in ways that fuels other-ing along these lines of class, caste, gender, sexuality. It also sanctions a great deal of in-group policing.

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Being a queer Muslim today feels like stepping out of Narnia and into no man’s land.

Being a queer Muslim today feels like stepping out of Narnia and into no man’s land.

It is in the hands of the impartial education system to give these children their best start in life. I had no one to look up to, to give me hope and even now the only queer Muslim role models I know are financially independent adults, not reliant for support from their family and community.

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Educating About The Massacre That Shook The Empire

Educating About The Massacre That Shook The Empire

The impact of the British Raj reverberated throughout India’s history: the breakdown of unity between religions, the systematically institutionalised racism and exploitation of millions of people. Here in Britain we are defined by our past and the events of 1919 and 1947 carried social and political implications in the years to follow.

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How the Term BAME Can Be Used to Dilute Black Women's Oppression

How the Term BAME Can Be Used to Dilute Black Women's Oppression

It’s crucial to examine why non-black woc, (either consciously subconsciously) may feel that their struggles and oppression are comparable to that of the black community in the first place.

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