Archive for the month May 2011

Let’s Talk About Porn, Baby.

I watch porn. There. I said it. What I keep wondering is why it’s such a taboo topic. Because sure as hell, almost everybody watches porn. Is it because only a few have the balls to admit it? It’s like there’s a porn closet. And apparently, the doors on that one are way more tightly shut than the ones on the gay closet.

Dharun Ravi Pleads Not Guilty

Dharun Ravi, former Rutgers freshman accused of driving his roommate (Tyler Clementi) to suicide by secretly streaming his dorm-room tryst with another man pleaded not guilty Monday to a hate crime and other charges.

Aiye Lou It

Love happens.
What do you mean?
Means… it happens. You know?
I don’t know. So at the risk of sounding irritating…what do you mean?
Chhh … I don’t know.

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Friendship Dilemma!

Your Gay friend decides to get married to a girl, due to parental pressure. His fiancee has no clue. What would you do?

Coming Out : Audio, Photos, Stories of Gay Teens

This is a remarkable interactive feature launched by the New York Times a week ago. In it, you will find a plethora of Coming Out stories by young individuals all across America, what they felt, what they faced and diversity in backgrounds, reactions, expectations and opinions.

Songs For The Heartbroken Homo

You know, this was supposed to be my self-imposed deadline for “Love Songs for Lesbians 2.0”. I had it drafted and all ready to go. And then…I suppose the easiest way to put it is that I got my heart stomped on? I don’t generally let people get close enough to be able to hurt me, but oh man. I didn’t really see this one coming.

Campus Progress/ColorLines.com 2011: Vote for Our Own Anurag!

(Update: Voting extended to May 25th!) Go to the Campus Progress/Colorlines.com Keynote Youtube Site (make sure you are signed in to YouTube.com to vote) and look for Anurag's submission under naomilahiri, IL and vote for it... In the video, Anurag talks about herself, her identity, Queer South Asian voices and their need to be heard as well as her work with Gaysi Family.

Gayrranged Marriage

Harjeet Johal talks about his journey of coming out to his parents after he almost marries an unsuspecting girl in an arranged marriage, despite being gay.

Maya

The first time I saw Maya, she was as enigmatic and breathtaking as she was graceful... more than any dream I had ever had.
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