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PEN/OutWrite | 22nd August 2018

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The locked door – The life and death of Dr. Srinivas Ramchandra Siras | Rishi Majumder

13th June 2016 |

13 June, 2016

Dr. Shrinivas Ramchandra Siras didn’t deserve to die. More to the point, he didn’t deserve to live like he did.

If you watch Aligarh, Hansal Mehta’s film on Siras’ life, read about Siras or talk to those … Read More

Nigeria: Jail the Gays or Kill Them

10th June 2016 |

by Nick Patricca with Unoma Azuah

Originally published in WINDY CITY TIMES:  Open to Thinking on Wednesday 01 June 2016



“A marriage contract or civil union entered into between persons of the same sex: … Read More

Love: Act of Resistance, Act of Life

17th May 2016 |

LGBT*IQA Association Okvir, Bosnia and Herzegovina

People of Bosnia and Herzegovina are heavily post-traumatized by the war, queer persons included – internal dynamics still interwoven with imprints of memories of loss. Violence has become relativized, the boundary between life … Read More

The same-sex marriage referendum and the embrace of love | Colm Tóibín

16th May 2015 |

Image Eric Kilby, Embrace Sculpture

In 1996, after I had published my novel The Story of the Night, which is in part an account of the love between two men, I received a private letter from one of the most powerful … Read More

Queer Stories | Beatrice Lamwaka

15th May 2015 |

Image: Kajsa Nilsson

The two lovers giggled as they walked on Kampala Road, I started writing one morning. Wait a minute! The second sentence should not be about a same sex couple. And they should not be scantily dressed. These … Read More