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Manoj Bajpayee: The Actor’s Quest

Divya Unny

Manoj Bajpayee, whose new film speaks of the politics of homosexuality, continues to be a lone fighter in Hindi cinema

The Homosexuality Effect

A study claims that gay social behaviour helps form bonds with others of the same gender

The Unnatural Response

On the Catholic Church’s recent reluctance to ‘welcome’ homosexuality

We Are All Lesbians

In a provocatively titled talk, Madhavi Menon argues against the assumption that sexual identities are an unchanging essence

Karan Johar’s Gay Revolution

The filmmaker may have taken a realistic turn with homosexuality in Bombay Talkies, but he deserves credit even for silly gay portrayals in commercial films like Dostana

Role Models Are Dicey

…and it is better to know the rules before you play a game—any game

When What’s Queer Is Not

For nearly 30 years now, photographer Sunil Gupta has been trying to capture Indian gaydar in natural light

Fluorescent Ink

With five books from four publishers in recent months, gay writing has finally come to market. But these are not ‘coming out’ stories

Making a Queer Pitch

Suffocated by the silence surrounding homosexuality, a lesbian activist has started India’s first bookstore devoted to the subject.

Cruisin’ in the Park

For years without end, a gay man lives out a second life, hidden from his wife. This author finds a hero in a ‘perfectly ordinary-looking’ guy with slicked back hair and a ready smile.

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