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The Cathartist is the Editor at GaysiFamily. She remembers nearly all her dreams to the last detail, would rather skip a movie than watch it after missing the first five minutes, has a rare form of Tourettes leading to inappropriate conversations and is a hopeless jerk magnet. If she ever writes a book, it will be called "La tyrannie d'anciens amoureux".

Madurai Pride

Srishti a LGBTQ group based at Madurai and Coimbatore is organizing “Alan Turing Rainbow Festival” in Madurai, in the month of June 2012.

Today

Just before this picture was taken, it appears like The barber had put a bowl upside down on your head And trimmed what laid outside of it.

A Night Out In Delhi’s Streets

This week's Sunday Guardian carries an interesting story on the unsafe cities of Delhi, in which two reporters roam the streets after dark. They mostly encounter prostitutes and a steady throng of haggling customers.

Dressing Our Boys

Suchi Govindarajan wrote a short and witty note on Facebook, about the raging immodesty of men which mysteriously made its way to The Hindu. Unsurprisingly, she found out about it …

Fisking Firdaus

In a “wildly” convoluted essay, Firdous contends that maybe allowing homosexuals their rights will lead to the destruction of the world as we know it. Never being the one for open letters, I’ll just use this as feedstock for sarcasm.

Queer Ink Presents ‘Out!’

Queer Ink invites you to the Kala Ghoda festival for their event Out!: Personal stories to inspire, enlighten and entertain us! Out! is a Queer Ink event for individuals to speak about their personal journeys of the tipping point that propelled them to use their art to seek the queer unknown.

Agneepath : A Rebuttal

Why is it okay to show Hijra as scheming but not violent? Firstly, the movie did not spend enough time on the character development of the Hijras. As I saw it, they were shown as supportive of Vijay and loyal and fierce. They rise up in arms against a mob of cruel men that have thronged to witness and participate in the auction of a girl. What's wrong with that?

The Politik of Gender and Genre

I've not read Hoshang Merchant and have not read any of his work. I have read Seth however. Everything he's written. But this isn't a review of Hosang's work vs. Seth's. As we celebrate Pride Week, I wonder what are we fighting for? Are we all fighting for the same rights?
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