Archive for the category News and Views

Dharun Ravi Sentenced

Dharun Ravi in tears, at his sentencing

Dharun Ravi, an Indian citizen living in New Jersey was sentenced by the Middlesex county courthouse today in the NJ vs Dharun Ravi case.

R.I.P. Anil/Mariya

Anil/Mariya at Thrissur Pride 2011: Photo courtesy G. Asha

On May 10th, Anil Sadanandan (who also went by Mariya), a trans activist living and working in Kerala, India was brutally murdered.

Asking the Right Question

Discrimination

Be it North Carolina's anti-gay marriage amendment or the Indian Supreme Court's hearing on decriminalization of homosexuality, it is important to ask the right question, says Vikram

Dr. Gurvinder Kalra on Coming Out post-377

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Psychiatrist Gurvinder Kalra from Mumbai provides guidance to fellow psychiatrists in India on how they should support a client who is lesbian, gay, bi or trans*. His article in the Indian Journal of Psychiatry is downloadable here.

Thanking Anjali

Anjali Gopalan

It is absolutely fantastic to see Anjali Gopalan on this year's Time magazine's 100 Most Influential People list, says Vikram

Indian Journal of Psychiatry takes a stand on homosexuality

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Drs. Rao and Jacob, in their editorial 'Homosexuality and India' in the Indian Journal of Psychiatry (2012), question unethical and unwarranted attempts at conversion therapy and call for physicians to provide medical service with compassion and respect for human dignity for all people irrespective of their sexual orientation.

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