Anya and the Mass Execution of Femininity

This is an entry received for the freshers writing competition and submitted written for the topic : My expectations from a gender unbalanced society at the IITs "Come out of the closet. It's not so…

Re-Monetization?

“Hide your white money for a black day”, this Arabic proverb perfectly explains the situation faced by the country on the eve of 8th November when PM Narendra Modi, in his address to the nation…

Sexual diversity in IIT Kanpur: A reality check

Last semester, Vox Populi rolled out the LGBTQ+ Campus Climate Survey to students of IIT Kanpur. We received an overwhelming response of more than 750 people of the campus. LGBTQ+ (short for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual,…

(I can’t) Get over it!

The following is an opinion piece by a concerned campus resident on the sudden surge of optimistic posts in the wake of the recent suicides at IIT-M. A different take has been presented and the views…

Through the Window of Opportunity School

“Bhaiya Opportunity School kahan par hai?” Even after spending more than 2 years on campus, we had to ask this question in our quest for information pertaining to the school. You can blame us for…

From tolerance to acceptance: Homosexuality at IITK

This might be counter-intuitive for many, but there is a difference between tolerance and acceptance. Being tolerant means that you don't agree with a particular thing, maybe you consider it wrong. But you can live…