Being arguably one of the largest such film festival to be held in our country, Kashish 2010 brought together Mumbai’s queer diaspora in a way hardly any other event has, before. From fashionistas and Page 3 celebs, to collegians and student filmmakers, they were all there and they all made their presence felt.
Jerry Lee Seger, an enraged father who allegedly blamed 24-year-old Courtney Bright for leading his daughter down what he felt was the wrong path - including a three-year lesbian affair - strangled Bright to death and left her body in an abandoned house, say police.
Director Tom Gustafson’s take on queer centric issues, stereotypes, homophobia, coming out, social justice and acceptance is pleasing & still relevant in today’s time.
I am not intersexed, as in I was not born with ambiguous genitals, though anyone who is Gender non conforming would fall under the unbrella of being transgendered.
I have never been a fan of film festivals. I find them overcrowded and overrated. But I was willing to make an exception for ‘Kashish’ – I am willing to make an exception for anything queer.
Thank God It’s Friday, folks! I have absolutely nothing planned this weekend other than brunch with my Girl & another friend. And once I finish this news piece I can …
As I was reading his classic Black Skin, White Masks today, it occurred to me that a lot of what he is saying is very applicable to the LGBTQ community today. One particular line jumped at me. “Fault, guilt, refusal of guilt, paranoia”, he writes, “one is back in homosexual territory”.
If I have to pick a favourite I would any day go with non-fiction stories. Especially coming out stories; the confusion, the anguish, the struggle and finally liberation. Relating to …
Its party time folks. And this is where you ought to be.
Gay Bombay is all set to host another one of their fabulous LGBT parties, this Saturday night.
* Note : Contains Explicit Sexual Content
Do you know how your eyes close whenever I kiss you?
Do you know how your heart beats whenever I hold you?
Dear Aravind, I went through your article for a smidgeon of statistics that would support your claim about emotional scarring. How is this scarring any worse than the bitter acrimony resulting from a divorce or the end of a long relationship? Heartbreak is heartbreak, whether you live together or apart.
Hello Gaysis, I come bearing some not so good news & some not so bad news.
This is a time to take closer look at the ‘sting operation’ being used as a tool for generating news? It is always done under the pretext of wanting to uncover the truth, expose corruption, dig up dirt and bringing it into the open. But a short glance into the history of sting operations carried out by the Indian Media will tell you that it is the deployment of dirty tactics and TRP cat-fights.
Directed by Shamim Sarif, The World Unseen, to many may not strike as anything extraordinary.
Only a week or so to go for Mumbai’s biggest and definitely happening Queer Film Festival.
Those interested in attending, please do get yourself registered as delegate in order to avoid last minute chaos.
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