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Manipal Ally March sees larger turnout

Manipal: The students of School of Communication (SOC) organized an Ally March on the streets of Manipal on February 4. The procession, the second initiative of its kind, aimed to encourage people of the LGBTQ+ community to come out of the closet and display it with...

When you’re an ally and you know it

When a group of students from Manipal took the rainbow flag out on a stroll through the streets in the first ever Ally March held in the town, it left large sections of the student community and local population bemused. While India has played host...

Adding colour to the skies

Manipal played host to its first ever Pride Support Ally march organised by Article 19, School of Communication’s annual media fest. An eager and excited throng took the rainbow flag out on a roll through the streets of the University town, and of course no one...

Students take historic step to embrace LGBTQ+ community in Manipal

Manipal: In an unprecedented step to help mitigate and secure the inhibitions of the LGBTQ+* community in Manipal, Article 19, School of Communication’s (SOC) media fest organised the town’s first ever Pride Support Ally March on Sunday. Carrying the characteristic rainbow flag, around fifty students set a carnival-like mood...

Our queer coverage of LGBTQ+ stories

For Indians who belong to sexual minority groups, like lesbians, gays, bisexuals, transgender people, intersex people, asexual people and several other queer groups with their own gender identities and sexual inclinations – society is slowly opening their doors to them in acceptance. There have been many pitfalls,  with...