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One-billion strong for equality

Last night same-sex marriage became legal in the state of New York, making it one of just seven states (including the District of Columbia) to offer gay marriage in the US. A while ago I tried to crunch statistics on … Continue reading

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International Day Against Homophobia: Who is fighting for you?

Today I came out in Rajasthan. It was a tense, meticulous, and emotional conversation – like telling my family – but this time in a village in rural India. The reaction of my colleague was exceptional: ‘It’s a private, personal … Continue reading

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Queeristan

I’ve recently been invited to blog as a guest writer over at queeristan, a long-running blog popular with the South Asian gay community. I’ll be writing on gay equality, race, and immigration as it affects South Asians. My first article, … Continue reading

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I’ve been interviewed!

I’ve been interviewed in the Indian national paper, Daily News and Analysis India The profile gives a well rounded perspective of my work in gay equality and my perspectives on equality in India. I’ve also shared experiences as a gay … Continue reading

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Half an hour of bad luck

I don’t believe in luck, but whatever. This is a journal entry from 27/12, unedited. I’m staying with my friend Punit Ji in Beawar, in a house built for dwarves who live in 50C weather. It’s inconvenient when you’re 6ft … Continue reading

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My agenda

Push your limits. Make a difference. Be the change. As Indicorps Fellows, we hear this a lot. And it’s true, we have the potential to achieve so much this year. Placed at rural sites across the width and depth of … Continue reading

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