Ye Bhi Theek Hai: The Power of Acceptance


Modern society requires a shift in mindset as certain topics are still seen as taboo and not acceptable. Despite this, it is encouraging to see that certain social issues that were once controversial have become widely accepted, such as the legalization of marijuana and the recognition of the LGBTQ+ community in India. “Ye Bhi Theek Hai” is a sentiment that is becoming more prevalent as people embrace diversity and inclusivity. In this article, we will delve into the transformative power of acceptance and how it is reshaping our attitudes toward social issues.

The LGBTQ+ Community in India

For many years, the LGBTQ+ community in India has encountered substantial discrimination and social stigma. Nevertheless, in recent times, there have been indications of change. In 2018, the Supreme Court of India revoked the criminalization of homosexuality, leading to increased openness from the LGBTQ+ community about their identities.

The transformation towards acceptance was evident in one of the most noteworthy occurrences when Mumbai organized its Pride parade in 2019. Thousands of individuals including allies and members of the LGBTQ+ community attended the event. The parade served as a jubilant celebration of love, diversity, and acceptance. It’s great to see such progress, and platforms like “Ye bhi Theek Hai” can add a touch of humour to the conversation, helping break down barriers and promote understanding.

From metropolitan cities like Mumbai and Delhi to people from smaller towns and cities, everyone is becoming more accepting of the LGBTQ+ community. The success of movies like Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan and web series like Made in Heaven is a testament to this change.

QUOTE OF THE MOMENT: “जब दिल से हो जुड़ा, तो तन से कुछ नहीं बन सकता”

–             Kabir (Indian poet and philosopher)

Working Women in India

Hey there, did you know that for many years, women in India were expected to put their careers on hold and prioritize their families? However, the good news is that things are changing rapidly, and more and more women are now making a mark in the workforce.

Women are now working in various fields, ranging from IT and healthcare to education and hospitality. And it’s not just limited to urban areas; women from rural areas are also breaking stereotypes and taking up jobs that were traditionally male-dominated.

The government has also taken significant steps to promote gender equality in the workplace, such as the Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Act, 2017, which provides women with maternity leave of 26 weeks, and the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013, which ensures that women are protected from harassment in the workplace.

This change is not just empowering women but is also contributing to the growth of the economy. It’s time we celebrate the women who are making their mark in the workforce and breaking stereotypes. The future is female, and it is high time we embrace it! Ye bhi Theek hai, no more choosing between work or family for Indian women.

QUOTE OF THE DAY: जिस समाज की नारी शशक्त नहीं होगी, वो समाज भी कभी तरक्की नहीं करेगा

Legalization of Marijuana in India

Marijuana has been a controversial topic for a long time, with arguments on both sides of the fence. But did you know that this herb has the potential to help prevent cancer? Yes, it’s true! Studies have shown that marijuana contains compounds known as cannabinoids, which can fight cancer cells and prevent them from spreading. Some research even suggests that cannabinoids can help reduce tumour size and make chemotherapy more effective.

Although more research is necessary to fully understand the extent of marijuana’s potential benefits in preventing cancer, the results are undoubtedly promising. It’s important to note that smoking isn’t the only way to consume marijuana. There are other ways to use it that may be less harmful to your health, such as edibles, oils, and capsules.

While opponents of legalization argue that it can lead to drug abuse and addiction and have negative effects on mental health, there is growing acceptance of marijuana in India. Many people are using it for medicinal purposes, and some cafes even serve marijuana-infused food and drinks.

Marijuana’s ability to potentially prevent cancer is a promising area of study, with ongoing research expected to reveal more about the health benefits of this plant.

Mental Health Awareness

हमारे देश में बहुत देर से मानसिक स्वास्थ्य को महत्व नहीं दिया जाता था। लेकिन अब हालात बदल रहे हैं और लोग अपनी मानसिक समस्याओं के बारे में खुलकर बात करते हैं और जब जरूरत होती है तब मदद लेने के लिए आगे आते हैं।

There are now several organizations and helplines dedicated to helping people with mental health issues. The government has also taken steps to promote mental health awareness and provide support to those in need.

The acceptance of mental health issues is crucial in a society where mental health problems are prevalent. It is essential to continue to break the stigma associated with mental health and provide support to those who need it.

Live-In Relationships

Live-in relationships were once considered taboo in India. However, in recent times, there has been a growing acceptance of live-in relationships. Many young couples now choose to live together before getting married

The rise of live-in relationships is a reflection of changing attitudes towards marriage and relationships. Young people are now more focused on their careers and personal growth, and they see live-in relationships as a way to test their compatibility with their partners before committing to marriage.

It is essential to note that while live-in relationships are gaining acceptance, they are still not legal in India. भारत की सर्वोच्च न्यायालय ने लाइव-इन रिश्तों में महिलाओं को कुछ सुरक्षा दी है, लेकिन कानूनी मान्यता के मामले में अभी भी बहुत कुछ बाकी है।

Inter-Caste Marriages

Caste discrimination has been a prevalent issue in India for many years. However, in recent times, there has been a growing acceptance of inter-caste marriages. More and more young people are now choosing to marry outside their caste.

The acceptance of inter-caste marriages is a significant step towards breaking the caste system in India. It is essential to note that while there is a growing acceptance of inter-caste marriages, there are still cases of caste discrimination and violence against inter-caste couples.

It is our responsibility as a society to continue to fight against caste discrimination and promote acceptance and equality.

CONCLUSION: Ye Bhi Theek Hai

Ye Bhi Theek Hai, which translates to “this is also okay,” is a powerful statement that reflects the changing attitudes towards social issues in our society. The acceptance of social issues like mental health, live-in relationships, and inter-caste marriages is a reflection of changing attitudes in our society. These issues were once considered taboo, but they are now gaining acceptance.

Although there is progress in accepting social issues, discrimination and inequality still need to eliminate. Our efforts should be focused on building a society that welcomes and respects people of any race, gender, sexuality, or other characteristics.

As a society, we must challenge our biases and prejudices and strive to create a more just and equitable world. We must acknowledge that everyone has the right to live their lives as they see fit, as long as they are not harming anyone else.

The power of acceptance can help us break down the barriers that divide us and create a more harmonious society. It is time to embrace the diversity that makes us unique and celebrate our differences rather than letting them tear us apart.


Response (1)
  1. […] shared their stories. While progress has been made globally, this article focuses on the current state of social acceptance for the LGBTQ+ community, highlighting both global and Indian […]

Leave a comment
Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *