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

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Dr. Siras Dead

An Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) professor, who was suspended on charges of "gross misconduct" on campus after he was filmed engaging in homosexual act with a rickshaw puller, was found dead in his home.

Same Sex Parenting Is As Awesome

It took more than 7 years of judicial struggle to legalize sex between same sex consenting adults. The final decision still rests with the Supreme Court. Queer unions continue to …


And it looks to be a Gay one this year.

“We toyed with the idea (of queer-friendly cards) for two or three years but unfortunately the law criminalising gays and …

Happy Together

Twenty five years ago, Thingring fell in love with Roinachi who was serving as a domestic help in a family which allegedly tortured her. They soon married in a temple …

Miss India, Thoda Hatke!

India is a phunny country; an orthodox bitch to the extent of choking one’s sensibilities and the next minute turning into this fabulous woman high on progressive pills.

I remember …

Let’s Educate & Be Educated

Launched October 11, 2009, the Campaign for Open Minds is one of the many efforts to end homophobia, biphobia and transphobia in India. This online campaign is a response to …

India’s First Gay Marriage?

Yes we all are (at least us, the Queer folks & supporters) bouncing with joy over the recent Delhi High court verdict – in a way – legalizing Homosexuality.

But …

A Utopian Dream…

If you are living in India and words like free society, 21st Century, democracy….mean next to nothing. But what does stay, and kicks us hard up in the arse …

Different Perspective

Karan Goel (27), who suffers from retinitis pigmentosa (90 per cent blindness), has made a film, The Other Side, on the gay community that urges society not to treat them …

Marriage Gone Sour

(Regarding the lack of posts – No we haven’t been sleeping, we have just been sleeping)

Now this bit of news has me confused. More like divided on the issue …

Its A Sin – Pope Benedict XVI

Excellent post by thedeskjockey questioning the-oh-so mighty Pope’s stance on Homosexuality.

According to the revered Pope Benedict XVI, one of the biggest threats to the Homo Sapiens kind on earth …

Aliyah’s Story

An interesting piece from the LA Times:

Aliyah Bacchus is a Muslim who left an arranged marriage in Queens, N.Y., before coming to understand her sexuality as a lesbian. Before …

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