We’re celebrating courage this month, with UK feminist-activist Jasvinder Sanghera on the cover, Bollywood actor Flora Saini who spoke out about domestic violence, and top cop Aparna Kumar who journeys to the South Pole. There are also delicious features on food, travel, fashion and beauty inside!
Cover girl Ajaita Shah is driving sustainable change in Indian villages with her 2500 ‘Solar Sahelis’. Meet notable artist Rouble Nagi, Silicon Valley angel investor Asha Jadeja Motwani and four women driving the new wave of luxury Indian beauty. More inspiring stories inside!
Reena Rai’s life was its lowest point when an unusual friendship roused her to launch India’s first transgender beauty pageant. Overcoming insurmountable personal and professional hurdles, she has given the community a new chance at proving their worth.
With the scrapping of Section 377 that outlawed consensual gay sex, LGBTQ people are coming out with a confident new voice. In our two-part feature ‘It’s Only Love’, we feature individuals and organisations working to ensure dignity in life and love for the gay and trans communities.