Pride and Prejudice

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Nov 16, 2022

Bollywood wants trans stories but not trans actors

In recent years, with increasing queer acceptance, we have seen more sensitive portrayals of transgender people in films and TV shows. But in Sacred Games, Chandigarh Kare Aashiqui, Gangubai Kathiawadi and the...

24 mins

Oct 16, 2022

The rainbow parents championing their queer kids and changing the minds of others

We have just had the International Coming Out day on October 11th. When queer people are out about our sexuality and gender, the first question we usually get is, do our parents know? Sweekar: The Rainbow Paren...

47 mins

Sep 16, 2022

Housing discrimination: Finding a safe place to call home changes queer lives

It has been 3 years since the Supreme Court read down section 377 and 75 years since Indian independence. So, let’s see how free queer people are when it comes to finding a home. In this episode of Pride and Pr...

33 mins

Aug 16, 2022

How Queer Affirmative Counselling is transforming therapy for queer people

In this episode of Pride & Prejudice, we are looking at Queer Affirmative Counselling Practices or QACP. QACP goes beyond mere acceptance of queerness in people going for therapy. It is about questioning existi...

30 mins

Jul 29, 2022

Gender reassignment surgery: inaccessible, expensive but life-saving

The World Health Organisation defines gender incongruence as a marked and persistent inconguence between an individual’s experienced gender and the assigned sex. One of the ways to alleviate gender incongruence...

25 mins

Jun 17, 2022

This queer-feminist theatre troupe is rewriting mythology and gender roles

Samuho is a queer-feminist theatre troupe based in Kolkata. After watching their play Atho Hidimba Kotha, Pride and Prejudice host Suryatapa Mukherjee speaks to its members. Samuho’s plays are written from the...

37 mins

May 19, 2022

Queerness is everywhere but science is biased

In this episode of Pride and Prejudice, hosts Menaka Rao and Suryatapa Mukherjee discuss how the certainty of male-female binary affects the way science is done, with Sayantan Datta. Sayantan is a queer-trans s...

29 mins

Apr 24, 2022

Badhaai Do Bonus: Screenwriter Suman Adhikary on creating a queer film

In this episode of Pride and Prejudice, host Suryatapa Mukherjee speaks to screenwriter Suman Adhikary who co-wrote Badhaai Do with Akshat Ghildial and director Harshavardhan Kulkarni. They explore how the char...

38 mins

Apr 15, 2022

Badhaai Do: Queers watch and react to Bollywood’s latest LGBT+ flick

Join us in this episode of Pride and Prejudice, as host Suryatapa Mukherjee watches Badhaai Do with Nikhil. Nikhil is doing their PhD in German Cinema at Jawaharlal Nehru University in Delhi.  Since reading do...

30 mins

Mar 19, 2022

How to make schools safe for queer, neurodivergent children

A class 10 student of a Greater Faridabad private school died by suicide on 24th February. In his suicide note he wrote that his school was responsible for his death. His mother said that he was sexually harras...

31 mins