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News and latest happenings in India and around the world affecting Queer lives.

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No Gays In Pakistan’s Islam

As many as nine persons including four police officials were injured and 25 were arrested on Friday in a protest against United States (US) Embassy for hosting gay and transgender’s …

The Road To Gay Marriage in New York

In the 35th-floor conference room of a Manhattan high-rise, two of Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s most trusted advisers held a secret meeting a few weeks ago with a group of super-rich Republican donors.

Drama Done Right: Gay Lead in Indian Soap Opera

The treatment of the subject has been carried out in a fairly respectful fashion so far ... heartening that it isn't satire ( Apart from the odd snickering on the lines of "Thats why he runs from his wife!!" ...but heck. That does happen. Both snickering and running from the wife. )

Glee Actor On Queer Sexuality

What does that day, month and year mean to you? President Bill Clinton used that particular day to declare “Gay and Lesbian Pride Month”. Nine years later, on June 1st, …

Some South Indian Gossip For Ya!

Some mindless Tollywood gossip (Tollywood = Telugu film industry).

Couldn’t ignore the queer angle to the story. Gaysis from Telugu land, please enlighten the rest of us 🙂

Read : …

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.

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.

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.

“Outsourced”: The Media’s Manipulation

Rashmi mentioned to me that a recent episode of Outsourced was particularly troubling, so after I watched it we decided to each write about it. Read Rashmi’s take on the specific episode in her article “Outsourced, I love you no more!” I suppose I have something more along the lines of “Outsourced, I never really loved you”.
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