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Indian Transgender Community

Revered for 10 days; Reviled for 355 – India’s Transgender community

Indian Transgender Community http://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/25/world/asia/india-transgender.html?hpw&rref=world&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&module=well-region&region=bottom-well&WT.nav=bottom-well Mortal to Divine .... and Back:India’s Transgender Goddesses Photographs by CANDACE FEIT    -       JULY ...
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Sachal Studio Lahore

A Millionaire Saves The Silenced Symphonies Of Pakistan

Sachal Studio Lahore By Philip Reeves; April 26, 2014 http://www.npr.org/2014/04/26/306874889/a-millionaire-saves-the-silenced-symphonies-of-pakistan Izzat Majeed address a crowd in New York during a collaborative ...
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Andy Donato

Celebrating 50 years of Andy Donato, Canada’s best cartoonist

Toronto Sun cartoonist Andy Donato holds the personalised jersey he received for his 50 years in the business during a ...
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Pakistan Honor Killing

Pakistani Social Media Celebrity Dead in Honor Killing

SALMAN MASOODJULY 16, 2016 Continue reading the main story Photo Qandeel Baloch in June.CreditM Jameel/Associated Press ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Qandeel ...
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Chellamma Antharjanam Raziya Beevi

Chellamma Antharjanam and Raziya Beevi : True Story

Chellamma Antharjanam  Raziya Beevi http://www.kerala.com/malayalamcinema/gallery_thanichalla-njan-.htm http://archive.indianexpress.com/news/real-to-reel-the-story-of-a-muslim-woman-and-a-brahmin-widow/1092943/ Real to reel: the story of a Muslim woman and a Brahmin widow Thirteen ...
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