Straight Pride: Is The LGBTQ+ A Joke?
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Straight Pride: Is The LGBTQ+ A Joke?

Ally: Celebrate By Being A Good One!
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Ally: Celebrate By Being A Good One!

It’s finally Pride Month and the world is celebrating by being an ally. That being…

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Make America Straight Again
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Make America Straight Again

An anti-gay minister in Orlando has been planning for a “Make America Straight Again” conference…

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Netflix Finds An ‘ELITE’ Way To Keep Homophobes Away
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Netflix Finds An ‘ELITE’ Way To Keep Homophobes Away

Netflix has proven that it isn’t going to tolerate bigoted comments on its Instagram page in…

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New York Islanders Embrace The LGBT Network
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New York Islanders Embrace The LGBT Network

The New York Islanders and LGBT Network are joining forces to launch an anti-bullying partnership…

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11 October: National Coming Out Day
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11 October: National Coming Out Day

 Thirty years ago, on the anniversary of the National March on Washington for Lesbian and…

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Uganda: Plan For LGBT Centre Declared Criminal Act
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Uganda: Plan For LGBT Centre Declared Criminal Act

Activists trying to open Uganda’s first centre for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people received…

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Remembering Matthew Shepard: A Young Life Lost To Hate
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Remembering Matthew Shepard: A Young Life Lost To Hate

Twenty years ago this week, a gay University of Wyoming student was offered a ride from…

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Anwesh Sahoo Honoured With The Troy Perry Award In Association with FSoG
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Anwesh Sahoo Honoured With The Troy Perry Award In Association with FSoG

Troy Deroy Perry Jr (born July 27, 1940) is the founder of the Metropolitan Community Church, a Protestant denomination with…

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Lipscomb University Hires A LGBT+ Liaison Official
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Lipscomb University Hires A LGBT+ Liaison Official

In a step toward further acknowledgment of the LGBTQ+ student population, Lipscomb University has hired…

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Tokyo: New Law Bars LGBT Discrimination
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Tokyo: New Law Bars LGBT Discrimination

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government has passed a bill that prohibits discrimination on the basis of…

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UK Announces Vital Funding For LGBTI Inclusion
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UK Announces Vital Funding For LGBTI Inclusion

Last year, the UK government carried out a survey of LGBTI people in the UK,…

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Gay Love In The Land Of The ‘Happiness Quotient’: Bhutan
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Gay Love In The Land Of The ‘Happiness Quotient’: Bhutan

In Bhutan the Penal Code’s Sections 213 and 214 state that homosexuality is against nature…

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Queer Love: The Song Of Dusk
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Queer Love: The Song Of Dusk

      It’s Sunday afternoon and I watch a quarrel of sparrows around my…

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Meet FSoG’s Founder: Shubham Mehrotra
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Meet FSoG’s Founder: Shubham Mehrotra

Shubham Mehrotra was already a pretty impressive person before she created the FSoG. It went on to…

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Capturing Raw Vulnerability In Bedrooms & Bathtubs
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Capturing Raw Vulnerability In Bedrooms & Bathtubs

“It’s always been about the face.” Calling in from her home in Manila, Regine David is on…

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New Bill Plans To Get Rid Of Anti-LGBTQ Discrimination In Tokyo
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New Bill Plans To Get Rid Of Anti-LGBTQ Discrimination In Tokyo

Tokyo is aiming to remove anti-LGBTQ discrimination before it hosts the Summer Olympics Games in…

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This Gay Toy Story Themed Wedding Is Going Viral
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This Gay Toy Story Themed Wedding Is Going Viral

Two grooms’ wildest childhood dreams came true last month when they had the lavish Disney-themed wedding…

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Why Should Queer Places Exclude Asexuals?
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Why Should Queer Places Exclude Asexuals?

Content warning: This article contains mentions of corrective rape and assault. As we approach another…

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Singapore’s Anti-Gay Law Gets 109,000 Signatures
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Singapore’s Anti-Gay Law Gets 109,000 Signatures

In what is a clear reminder that true equality for LGBTQ people all over the…

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50 Things That Annoy Gay/Bi Men
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50 Things That Annoy Gay/Bi Men

Raise your hand if you can relate! There are a number of things in this world…

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Studio 54; A Boogie Wonderland
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Studio 54; A Boogie Wonderland

Legendary events, when viewed through the rosy lens of nostalgia, tend to be exaggerated. But…

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UK’s First Bisexual Dating Show To Be Hosted By Courtney Act
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UK’s First Bisexual Dating Show To Be Hosted By Courtney Act

Drag Race star and Celebrity Big Brother winner Courtney Act announced this weekend that she’ll host the UK’s…

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11 Fun And Happy Gay Films
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11 Fun And Happy Gay Films

There are a lot of important gay movies that don’t have the happiest endings for…

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Watch Trixie Mattel Revealing The RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars 4 Lineup
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Watch Trixie Mattel Revealing The RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars 4 Lineup

Trixie Mattel has provided her opinion on the rumored cast of RuPaul’s Drag Race All…

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Grindr Launches ‘Kindr’ To Combat Racism, Bullying On App
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Grindr Launches ‘Kindr’ To Combat Racism, Bullying On App

The social media company Grindr launched a new initiative this week to combat different forms…

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Sridevi; An Icon For The LGBT Community
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Sridevi; An Icon For The LGBT Community

September 6, 2018 was a historic day for India as the Supreme Court decriminalised homosexuality…

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A Safe Sex Guide For The LGBT Community
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A Safe Sex Guide For The LGBT Community

 Historically when sex education was introduced to the general public, content was focused on puberty…

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9 Artists Expressing Their Pride On Their Sleeve
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9 Artists Expressing Their Pride On Their Sleeve

With the recent denouncement of Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, the country’s LGBTQIA…

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The Miseducation Of Cameron Post & Gay Conversion Therapy
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The Miseducation Of Cameron Post & Gay Conversion Therapy

The Miseducation of Cameron Post, a moving new film based on the story of a…

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LGBTQ Academic Module: Now In India
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LGBTQ Academic Module: Now In India

India’s first openly gay prince Manvendra Singh Gohil has pioneered South Asia’s first academic module on…

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Sushant Divgikar ‘Pills The Beans On Drag’
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Sushant Divgikar ‘Pills The Beans On Drag’

Vitamin Stree by Supari Studios ‘Pills the Beans’ with Sushant Divgikar on Drag Fashion is of major interest to…

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‘Gay Cure’ Therapy: Fights For Survival Against Australia’s Labour Party
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‘Gay Cure’ Therapy: Fights For Survival Against Australia’s Labour Party

On one hand Australia’s longest running soap opera Neighbours is all set to air the…

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Finn Balor: Makes WWE LGBT Inclusive As Well
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Finn Balor: Makes WWE LGBT Inclusive As Well

 WWE star Finn Bálor has once again spoken out in support of LGBT+ inclusion saying “it should…

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Malaysia Convicts Lesbian Couple To Caning
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Malaysia Convicts Lesbian Couple To Caning

Two women in Malaysia have been convicted for attempting to have lesbian sex. They will…

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Malaysian Official Says LGBT People Have ‘Organic Illness’
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Malaysian Official Says LGBT People Have ‘Organic Illness’

Malaysia has always advertised itself with the tagline “Malaysia:Truly Asia”. It is also the country…

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‘&Proud’ Myanmar’s LGBT Choir: Making Musical Moments
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‘&Proud’ Myanmar’s LGBT Choir: Making Musical Moments

This Burmese Choir hopes to challenge the attitude of society towards the LGBT community by…

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Queen Honours LGBT+ Activists
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Queen Honours LGBT+ Activists

 A Jewish lesbian who is working to welcome members of the LGBT community into the…

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Transgenders As Security Guards
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Transgenders As Security Guards

A spate of sexual assaults in girls and women’s care homes of late, has rocked…

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Stonewall, Rainbow Laces Campaign & Graces CC
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Stonewall, Rainbow Laces Campaign & Graces CC

Stonewall (officially Stonewall Equality Limited) isa lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights charity in the United Kingdom named after the Stonewall Inn of Stonewall riots fame in New York City’s Greenwich Village. Now…

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Art Show Honours Murdered Transwomen
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Art Show Honours Murdered Transwomen

A multidisciplinary work by artist Jono Vaughan titled Project 42 memorialises trans-women whose lives were cut short by…

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From Feeble & Forlorn  To Femme Fatale
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From Feeble & Forlorn To Femme Fatale

 When you first hear Bonita speak over the phone, you can easily visualise a strong,…

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PM Netanyahu U-Turns On Surrogacy Law
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PM Netanyahu U-Turns On Surrogacy Law

Israel was a shining beacon of LGBT+ rights in the Middle East, having enacted LGBT…

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India’s First Transwoman Advocate
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India’s First Transwoman Advocate

Decoding The Non-Binary: 50 & More Shades of Gay
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Decoding The Non-Binary: 50 & More Shades of Gay

When asked about our gender, most of us are quick to react with a ‘Male’…

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Same-Sex Partners In India: Not A Crime
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Same-Sex Partners In India: Not A Crime

“No one can influence one’s choice of partner other than the individual himself/herself. Neither law…

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And…..The Best {Trans}Woman Wins
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And…..The Best {Trans}Woman Wins

It seemed like poetic justice for Angela Ponce, a Spanish Trans-woman, who had lived a…

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Sec 377: To Be Or Not To Be
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Sec 377: To Be Or Not To Be

Finally the moment that millions of Indians have been waiting for is here. The Supreme…

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An LGBT Exhibition: Traces From Then and Now
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An LGBT Exhibition: Traces From Then and Now

Freedom is never free and who would know that better than those who have lived…

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LGBT Ghettoisation: Inclusion Or Discrimination?
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LGBT Ghettoisation: Inclusion Or Discrimination?

University of Sheffield is giving LGBT students a place in which they can be themselves…

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Online Help For LGBT In India
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Online Help For LGBT In India

Everything from relationship counselling to legal aid, help is now just a click away for…

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Against Death Defying Odds
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Against Death Defying Odds

Despite state-sponsored repression and social stigma, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in the…

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If Only One Could Turn Back Time
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If Only One Could Turn Back Time

Watch LGBT elders read letters to their younger selves.   Being LGBT 40, 50 or…

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Poland’s Supreme Court Stands Poles Apart
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Poland’s Supreme Court Stands Poles Apart

While the Polish football team battles it out in Russia and hopes for its sinking…

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12 LGBT ‘Angelic Troublemakers’
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12 LGBT ‘Angelic Troublemakers’

  Although the LGBT movement is gaining steam today and several countries and societies are…

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Same-Sex Wedding: A First For The British Monarchy
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Same-Sex Wedding: A First For The British Monarchy

History will be made this summer when the British royalty will have its first same-sex…

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I Grew Up With A Gay Parent: Kids Speak
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I Grew Up With A Gay Parent: Kids Speak

Belize: Leading The Way For LGBT
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Belize: Leading The Way For LGBT

    A tiny little nation on the Central American coastline, Belize, is a shining…

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Time To Embrace The Vets
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Time To Embrace The Vets

All through the Cold War the US Army mandatorily conscripted youth to fight it’s wars.…

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AGEING: New Challenges for the LGBT+ Community
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AGEING: New Challenges for the LGBT+ Community

As if being LGBT+ isn’t bad enough when it comes to social judgments and acceptance,…

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Why Is June Pride Month?  And How You Can Help
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Why Is June Pride Month? And How You Can Help

World over the month of June is celebrated as the commemorative PRIDE month where members…

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The Truth About Polyamory | FSOG Exclusive
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The Truth About Polyamory | FSOG Exclusive

India, a land of paradoxes, the land of the Kamasutra, yet we don’t talk about…

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Inclusiveness is a big step in the forward direction: Abhishek Azad
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Inclusiveness is a big step in the forward direction: Abhishek Azad

While growing up in Dhanbad, Jharkhand, Abhishek Azad knew very little about homosexuality, and absolutely…

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#IAMANALLY | ‘The youth of India must unite for this cause’ Says Tara Kaushal
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#IAMANALLY | ‘The youth of India must unite for this cause’ Says Tara Kaushal

Back in the day, when homosexuality was still a taboo, Tara Kaushal, then 16, befriended…

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The Rainbow Wire | Today’s Top LGBT News From Around The World
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The Rainbow Wire | Today’s Top LGBT News From Around The World

Welcome to FSoG’s Rainbow Wire! Here are the crucial LGBT news from across the globe…

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“I Haven’t Met One Gay Person Who Hasn’t Amazed Me,” Says Our Next Ally Princeton From Mumbai
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Pammi Aunty Becomes an Ally: ‘I Am a Straight Punjabi Woman with Gay Pride’
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Pammi Aunty Becomes an Ally: ‘I Am a Straight Punjabi Woman with Gay Pride’

In India, you’d expect a 50-something Punjabi Aunty to sit at home all day gossiping…

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“Born Straight Refuse To Hate”- Meet Our Ally From Dehradun
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“Born Straight Refuse To Hate”- Meet Our Ally From Dehradun

New Generation of Straight Indians Fighting For LGBTQIA Rights
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New Generation of Straight Indians Fighting For LGBTQIA Rights

STRAIGHT, NOT NARROW- An eye opener Rarely do we come across people, moreover straight people…

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I AM AN ALLY: Yashika From Dehradun Shares Why She’s a Straight Ally
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I AM AN ALLY: Yashika From Dehradun Shares Why She’s a Straight Ally

FSOG Blog Series: I AM AN ALLY- Straight Indians Fighting for LGBTQIA Rights. I have…

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Kerala Pride 2016: Dates, Theme and Pride Parade Route as Thousands Set to Attend
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Kerala Pride 2016: Dates, Theme and Pride Parade Route as Thousands Set to Attend

This is a crucial year in the struggles of LGBTQI people in Kerala and India. …

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An Open Letter to Straight People From a Straight Ally
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An Open Letter to Straight People From a Straight Ally

Dear straight people, Before you ask me the question that’s on the tip of your…

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I AM AN ALLY: Straight Indians Fighting for LGBTQIA Rights
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I AM AN ALLY: Straight Indians Fighting for LGBTQIA Rights

“I am straight. I don’t think that should make a difference.” These are the words…

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“Straight Privilege Is A Real Thing”- Meet Our Ally From Gwalior
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“Straight Privilege Is A Real Thing”- Meet Our Ally From Gwalior

By Niharika GaurWe still live in a society where straight people have more rights, power,…

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