Badhaai Do: A Lavender Wedding Story

Badhaai Do is a new release that stars Rajkumar Rao and Bhumi Pednekar and follows a gay man and a lesbian woman who are planning to marry each other for the sake of their families. This is also known as a lavender marriage. Lavender marriages exist in this society and Badhaai Do tries to bring out this to the forefront.

100 Women Using their #PowerToEmpower

Painting of Neysara by artist Gayle Kabaker on Google lens
The exhibition is being held by Vital Voices, an international non-profit organization that trains and supports women leaders all around the globe. The main purpose of the project is to highlight those women who use their power to empower others in their communities and...

How I changed my name and gender

UPDATE: Since the Transgender person's protection of Rights Act, the name and gender change for transgender people have to be approved by a district magistrate (court judge). The procedures and rules for the judge are not fully confirmed yet....

Today, I claim my womanhood.

Today, in different parts of the world, women are making their voices heard more than ever before. Whether it is the #Timesup #imwithher or #metoo movement, women across class, caste, income and race are banding together to claim their space in the world. And...

Journey of a transgender student in India

struggles of a trans student
I was 17 years of age when I learnt the actual difference between a man and a woman. Yeah that was When I first actually understood what puberty was. And realized what made a what made a woman a woman and a man a man....