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accessibility

Two women riding a scooter. A younger Indian woman wearing a low pony-tail and a suit is on the wheel, with an older woman who is wearing a saree with which she covers her head, is sitting at the back facing sideways.

Three must-watch documentaries about disability

The First International Film Festival for Persons with Disabilities was recently organised by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment in collaboration with the National Film Development Corporation in Delhi. Forty films from India and around the world were screened at the festival, including Shonali Bose’s Margarita with a Straw, and Anand Gandhi’s Ship of…
Still from a Hindi film 'Lipstick under my Burkha'. A young woman wearing blue-coloured lehnga is dancing merrily in an Indian wedding. She has one hand on her hip, another behind her head, and is tilting upwards with her eyes closed, and lips pout.

Issue in Focus: Beyond Ramps and Restrictions

Accessibility begins with access, enabled or denied, to concepts and ideas. At the core, beyond the architecture of the real and virtual worlds, it is about the architecture of the ways in which this access is broadened, to not only accommodate, but to nurture, the myriad expressions of human minds and bodies.
What do Boundaries and Sexuality Have to do with Each Other?

The Editorial: Boundaries and Sexuality

The boundaries are the most interesting bits. No definitions can be identified without them, and yet they themselves remain in a state of flux – neither here nor there, neither this nor that, but both, all, nothing, and so much more. None can stake their claim on the borderland; it is unseizable, enigmatic, most ungraspable. In its ambiguity it has the power to comfort the outlier at its best, and at its worst, leave bereft those who seek refuge in the absolute.
A poster of the movie 'Accsex', with a yellow background and white doodles on it. The names of the director and the cast is printed in dark letter towards the bottom.

‘What can we do for them?’

‘How can she claim to be deaf if she doesn’t use sign language?’ ‘I’m glad this film has articulated the thoughts in my mind.’ ‘Some parts of the film were technically flawed - there were blurred bits, spelling mistakes and in some parts the audio was gone too.’ ‘It is a great film, but you…
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