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Living With It!

"On World AIDS day the global community acknowledges HIV/AIDS as a larger issue for all humanity and not just for people who are living with it. This is a day that highlights the importance of life without hate, fear, stigma

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Is Homosexuality a Sin?

Homosexuality has always been a hot topic for debate, a controversial issue in most societies. The same goes for religion. Combine the two and you get a powerful emotional brew. The Islamic view on homosexuality relies heavily on the story

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Nature Vs Nurture: Is Homosexuality a Choice?

"How many nights have I spent sick with worry and distraught by my homosexual feelings because I thought I was going to be punished by God for being gay", asks Ahmed. And how all the time, he remembers, did he pray "that God would cure me of my homosexuality?"

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Need for Issue Based TV Programming in Pakistan

In Pakistan, issue based TV programming ought to be used for promoting peace, advocating tolerance, resolving conflicts and encouraging gender and sexual diversity. Throughout history theater and arts have played an important role in changing people's lives. First, by helping

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Limitless Boundaries: Homosexuality in the History of the Subcontinent

  When we look at the romantic associations between two people in the society, and observe the laws, traditions and norms that allow and govern such relationships, we realize that nowadays heterosexual monogamous relationships are an individual's main emotional outlet.

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