Pride and Prejudice

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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

Feb 26, 2022

Valentine’s Special: For this runaway couple, home is where the heart is

For this month of love, we are bringing you a two-part Valentine’s Special miniseries where host Suryatapa Mukherjee speaks to queer couples about their journey. In this episode of Pride and Prejudice, we hear...

18 mins

Feb 14, 2022

Valentine’s Special: The interreligious gay couple who came out in the 80s and witnessed queer history

For this month of love, we are bringing you a two-part Valentine’s Special miniseries where host Suryatapa Mukherjee speaks to queer couples about their journey. In this episode of Pride and Prejudice, we hear...

34 mins

Jan 28, 2022

Garima Greh: How the policies of the Centre’s new trans shelter impact residents

Garima Greh is the Central government’s pilot program for trans people. In collaboration with Community Based Organisations (CBOs), the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment has opened thirteen Garima Greh...

28 mins

Jan 18, 2022

How government-run safe home is giving trans people a second chance

Transgender persons are often on the run or are forced out of home. They are often unable to get stable formal jobs. The Garima Greh programme run by the Government of India under the Ministry of Social Justice...

20 mins

Dec 16, 2021

Tracing the queer roots of Qawwali

On this musical episode of Pride and Prejudice, reporter Suryatapa Mukherjee speaks to musician Ruhan Ali. Despite their popularity online, Ruhan says they are shunned from Qawwali spaces for being queer.  Qaw...

29 mins

Nov 15, 2021

From Axis Bank to Dabur’s bleach cream, how brands miss the mark on queer marketing

On the third anniversary of decriminalisation of same sex relations on 6 September, Axis Bank announced new policies for employees and customers from the LGBTQIA+ community. This included a provision for queer...

25 mins

Oct 12, 2021

Transgender Reservation: Why trans people are not happy to be included under OBC

The Centre has moved a Cabinet note to include transgender persons in the central list of Other Backward Classes or OBCs. This is so that trans people can access the 27% reservation for OBCs in educational inst...

20 mins