Made post the historic 2nd July judgment of the Delhi High Court in 2009, this docu-fiction weaves together a light-hearted story of a lesbian couple just like any two people in love, with their songs, their fights, their negotiations and aspirations, interspersed with interviews of people responding to the judgment which repealed Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, that criminalized homosexuality.
Is a petite-fair skinned person any more of a woman than a larger-dark skinned person? Is the tall-lanky-size zero woman any more real than a short-plus sized woman? Is a married-mom any more real than a career-focused-single woman? If that is the case, then why should a self-identifying not-assigned-woman-at-birth woman be any less of a woman than a woman who was assigned so at birth and raised as a woman?
From Queer Coolie's love of cooking to Tappy's addiction to massages to Lady Jughead's love of all things descriptive... we present our triple bill. Three stories with different perspectives...erotica, romance, and much banter to tease your senses!
There are few words to describe the smell of sesame oil. And I don’t have them…
I stood in front of a harlequin of chopped vegetables. Cooking.
I adore cooking. …
Join us for a candid discussion with Samhita Mukhopadhyay, U.S.-based feminist writer and editor of prominent feminist blog Feministing.com, about ways to utilize the blogosphere as an activist tool, and a reading from her recent book: Outdated: How Dating is Ruining Your Love Life (Seal Press, 2011).
Straight Celebrity You Would Like Associated With Indian Pride Celebrations?
Date: 27th November, 2011
Time: 2PM (Assembly)
Venue: Tulasi Park near Majestic Bus stand (and march to Town Hall)
This year’s Pride Mela will feature only the best that Queer Bangalore (and beyond) has to offer. From Belly Dance, Bookstalls, Brownies, and Bharatanatyam!
I’m proud to call myself a staunch queer advocate. I’m admittedly not completely out to everyone in my life, but I don’t bother to hide my queerness anymore. As long as I feel safe speaking out, I’ll do so. And that has been a big step for me.
Calling all queer, intersex, transgender, lesbian, gay, bisexual people and comrades, friends, families and supporters to march along as we lay claim to this city once again!
Forget willing your property to a long-time partner, the law doesn’t recognise her; Don’t dance too hard in a gay party, you could be booked for indecent behaviour; Facing domestic …
Pakistani Trans-folks have been given Voting Rights. It is interesting how any country can offer a basic right that every citizen should implicitly gain by being a citizen of that …
Transgender Day of Remembrance or TDoR i is a day dedicated to honoring trans folks who have died outside of natural circumstances.
In the beginning when I came out they were angry but slowly slowly they were ok and now currently they all are fine with it. But on the other hand, my mom still thinks that this is a disease and one day I’ll become normal. (Straight)
Priya M Menon, TNN | Nov 9, 2011
Chennai: They were once a silent part of society, but the lesbian, gay, bisexual and trangender (LGBT) community has been striving …
Engendered, the NYC based transnational arts and human rights organization proudly announces their inaugral event in India, ROCK FOR RIGHTS (RFR), 2011, in collaboration with Delhi based organization Queer Delhi.
At first glance, the PQM’s flag looks like that of any political party. It proudly displays the star and crescent against a rainbow-hued spectrum of reds, purples and blues, depicting …
In a somewhat unexpected turn of events, I am now seeing a dude. As in, a biological, male-assigned and male-identified individual. I won’t say it’s not weird in some ways. Then again, I don’t think I’d ever date anyone that expected traditional gender roles or attitudes, so it’s not all that different from dating anyone else who respects equality and difference.
Bangalore Pride is excited to announce that the 2nd annual Bengaluru Pride Mela is scheduled for Saturday Nov 26th, 2011.