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Innovative and controversial in its day, 'Towards a Gay Communism' (1980) by Mario Mieli is among other things a vivid document of a time when sexual liberation was a wing of the revolutionary struggle.
If you have to devote hours a day to collecting water, you miss out on education, a social life and other human rights.

Blood Speaks

What is life like when having your period puts your health at risk and means you are shunned by society? Rose George reports from Nepal and Bangladesh on menstrual taboos.
Literally all you need to know about how to deal with sexual harassment at workplaces and make them safer for women.
What does it mean to be a woman and a farmer in Myanmar?
The landmark decision by India's Supreme Court to decriminalise certain sexual acts between members of the same sex spurred great celebration at home and abroad. But, the Prime Minister's Twitter feed remained silent as stone.
Robert Heath claimed to have cured homosexuality by implanting electrodes into the pleasure centre of the brain. Robert Colvile reports on one of the great forgotten stories of neuroscience.
Two researchers test out Britain's colonial legacy of anti-LGBTQIA legislations in Commonwealth countries.
The exclusivity of combat roles gave men the privilege of expressing sufferings in ways that women - who too faced the wrath of war in different ways - could not.
The legal battle to decriminalise homosexuality in India has come a long way.