The response I get from friends, marchers, onlookers during pride walks, where I march in different attires. It gives me a boost, and makes me proud for being out and talking about it.
This comic piece has been curated from the responses we received from several Bi-friends and readers we interviewed.
A lot of these organisations offer professional counselling, family counselling and helpline services.
So, we thought, it’s International Day of Kissing. Why not remind all lovers that the lips must not be missed? Presenting our guide to the kisses, sing it with me, which happen only in India!
Gaysi team got lucky and caught up with Fawzia Mirza for a little fun (and naughty) chat on the matters of Lesbian love at the Kashish Queer Film Festival this year!
Many of the photographs here have been exhibited at various exhibitions and were recently published in the Gaysi Zine Issue # 5.
Here are a few accounts from our readers of what their pets mean to them and how they have transformed their lives for the better.
Founded in 2010, Yaariyan is among the first platforms for LGBTQ youth in Mumbai and is an active part of the collective that organizes Mumbai Pride.
To speak a little more on the same, and other pride events organized by Bhopal Pride Team - we did a quick chat with Shubham SInghai & Disha Malviya.
It's one thing to make a law, and quite another to change people's opinions.
Having been bullied in school, I really wished I knew I wasn't alone, or that speaking to other people would not make me come across as weak.
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Since the LGBTQIA+ movement is still in its nascent state in the region, so our prime objective is to sensitize the ignorant people regarding the issue and also try to cater to the questions that erupt.
We have many talented trans actors in our country, please stop casting cisgender people for trans characters in mainstream movies and TV series.
Coming out is a modern, specifically Western, form of social validation of your identity. It's as if, if you're not out, you're not really being your true and authentic self.
The play was runner-up at the Sultan Padamsee Playwriting Awards 2016 and is running at NCPA centre from 21st-23rd March.
Sex is not an act of charity and should never be a chore. For heaven’s sake you are having sex, not washing the dishes!
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I absolutely believe being gay and Indian makes it more difficult to come out of the closet. Then again, there are communities where you could die if you are outed.
Between my friend, and me our friendship only grew stronger. Between my mother, and me our relationship matured to a whole new level.