One of my favorite Indian movie love songs of all time growing up was "Mere Sapnon Ki Rani", from the film "Aradhana".
This is not a play about gay rights, or the issues faced by Anglo-Indians.
I walked out of the ‘closet’ into the broad sunshine with a nice shiny bright rainbow full of promises, there was no looking back!
For me personally self acceptance was never a problem, so I wanted to go beyond the coming out + acceptance formula.
Founded by Samir Saraiya, That's Personal is an ecommerce venture for intimate, personal and fun products for the Indian consumer. Think Sex, Laughs and Luxury.
Harsh and Varun, the founders came up with it when we needed a catchy name. A name people can remember.
Oye Chennai ! Nope. Not Namma Chennai. Its Oye Chennai! Breaking away from the mould of tradition and embracing the changing metropolis.
Thank you organisers of Reel Desires 2013 (Chennai) for giving us the opportunity of interviewing one of their guests, film-maker Lokesh.
Kuch Palon Mein, a short written & directed by Avinash Matta explores the relationship between Mihir, a college student & Ankit, his senior.
We need a body that acts as a catalyst for change to happen faster!
How would you react if someone told you how to bring up your child, when your child has a better sense of equality than a good population of the world?
Ektya Bhinti tells the story of how the relationship between and a father and gay son changes after the son learns that his father too is gay.
Ira Sachs is one of a few independent directors creating interesting stories that adeptly discuss homosexuality.
I guess in my teens I realised that I was different from others, over the years the gay identity emerged.
The themes I have explored have to do with forgiveness. The book also uses themes from Buddhist philosophy.
My films Logging Out, Book of Love, Curtains represent the current LGBT scenario in India.
Art is a strong medium that can be used to stand against societal wrong doings- to fight.
Baaraan Ijlal's work always has to do with gender and queerness in some way, and gives us great pleasure to introduce her to the Gaysi audience.
In my early 20s I remember hiding behind the term ‘bi’ for a while & then eventually coming to terms with the fact that I only really do like boys.
I was counseled by Bombay Dost when I was 18. I was on the scene when there was no internet and no party scene; it was a different time then.