Media

The work and activities of the Godrej India Culture Lab have drawn the attention of the media ever since our inception. Here is a selection of some of the coverage we’ve received. If you’re from the press and would like to visit our lab, attend some of our events, or would like specific images of certain events, please mail us on i[email protected]

Newsweek.UK

THE TIME HAS COME FOR INDIA TO STOP MAKING CRIMINALS OF PEOPLE WHO LOVE EACH OTHER

In October 2017, India's Godrej Industries hosted the release of global corporate standards to support the business community in ending discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex (LGBTI) people, at their Mumbai headquarters.10 January 2018

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The Quint

LGBTQ Now: Why the Community Needs a Digital ‘Safe’ Space

To understand the progress and need for safe spaces for the LGBTQ community, a group of panellists, hailing from different Queer networks, assembled for an event at the Godrej India Culture Lab on Friday to discuss the myriad struggles, epiphanies, challenges and victories that mark the journey...10 January 2018

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DNA

A message of hope

January is an exciting month for Godrej India Culture Lab, as it’s part of QAM (Queer Azaadi Mumbai), and is hosting a couple of exciting events for Pride month. Through these events, India Culture Lab seeks to explore youth culture within the Indian LGBTQ movement. On January 12, they are stag...6 January 2018

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Asian Age

Unite for Pride

It’s that time of the year when the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) community hold a peace march in the city to celebrate their sexual orientation. And before the annual march in February can take off, Queer Azaadi Mumbai (QAM), in collaboration with the Godrej India Cultu...4 January 2018

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DNA

Month-long Pride Week from Jan 5

The Pride March on February 3 is expected to be bigger and have more events compared to last years. Corporate giant Godrej will be organising a number of events.29 December 2017

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Forbes

The drama of discontent

The seeds of discontent have seen the emergence of marginalised voices and the showcasing of their expression on mainstream podiums. For instance, the Godrej Culture Lab in Mumbai has recently hosted protest organisations like the Kabir Kala Manch and Yalgaar, Dalit rock bands like Dhamma Rocks...16 December 2017

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Midday

Can rap culture, Urdu poetry influence morchas?

What's common between rapper Sofia Ashraf, filmmaker Fathima Nizaruddin and Urdu-Kashmiri poet Mohammad Muneem Nazir? Besides a form of expression, they use their art as a tool of resistance. Next week, they will come together at Godrej India Culture Lab for Performing Protest, an evening that ...17 October 2017

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Firstpost

Could UN's global corporate standards make Indian workplaces more inclusive for LGBTI individuals?

On 12 October, Fabrice Houdart, Human Rights Officer at the UN, presented these standards which are seemingly easy to comprehend — respecting rights, eliminating discrimination, supporting colleagues — but they can go a long way. The presentation took place at the Godrej India Culture Lab in Mu...12 October 2017

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