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Renewing The Call To Recall The Verdict On Homosexuality

[By Lavanya Regunathan Fischer|Devadatt Kamat]  Delhi (WFS) – Seeking: 25-40, well-placed, animal-loving, vegetarian GROOM for my SON (36, 5’11”), who works with an NGO. Caste no bar (Though Iyer Preferred)… One glance at this matrimonial that appeared recently in a prominent Mumbai daily and the first thoughts: ‘this must be a misprint; seeking a groom for a son, can that ...

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Film has a lot to learn from TV when it comes to LGBT representation

[By Martin Zeller-Jacques|The Conversation] The recent publication of a study measuring the quantity and quality of LGBT representation in mainstream Hollywood cinema has left the industry smarting. But what really got the press going was the fact that only seven of these passed the Russo test, patterned after the well-known Bechdel test for the representation of women. The Russo test ...

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