A digital magazine on sexuality in the Global South

Author: Shaifali Agrawal

Scene from a Hindi movie 'Angry Indian Goddesses'. The six protagonists are standing together laughing, in a disco with bright lighting.
Angry Indian Goddesses

Men hijack women’s happiness and sexuality even in their freest moments: Review of five films released in 2015-17

The women in Parched (2015) are sitting and chatting, seemingly free from their daily oppression for once, when a cell phone rings. Rani laughs as she realises that she is sitting on the vibrating phone. Bijli says, “Who needs a man when a mobile can get us off!” A joke about finding sexual freedom has…
Photo of Devdutt Pattanaik, with Shikhandi on Krishna's chariot in the background.
Photo Credit: Devdutt Pattanaik with Shikhandi on Krishna's chariot in the background

Interview: Devdutt Pattanaik

Devdutt Pattanaik writes on relevance of mythology in modern times, especially in areas of management, governance and leadership. Trained in medicine, he worked for 15 years in the healthcare and pharma industries before he focussed on his passion full time. He is author of 30 books and 600 columns, with bestsellers such as My Gita, Jaya, Sita, Business Sutra and the 7 Secret Series.
Rath Wang in professional attire of white shirt and black coat. His hands are crossed, and he is smiling. The image is from the torso up.

Interview: Rath Wang on LGBT Inclusiveness at Workplaces in Japan

Rath Wang is a founding member of Nijiiro Diversity (Rainbow Diversity), Japan’s first non-profit organization promoting LGBT equality in the workplace. He leads the Ernst and Young Unity Network for LGBT employees and allies in Japan. Rath appeared at number 4 in the OUTstanding and The Financial Times 2015 listing of The Top 30 LGBT Future Leaders.
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