There are many facets of south-Asian societies that are less concerned with how men behave, how colourful their clothes are or if they are holding hands with male friends or simply laying their heads on their friend’s shoulder.
Here is a quick 5-point checklist to help you get started, all in lingo that you understand!
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.
These guys are the best.
Neha and Shiraz have not only introduced a new perspective to an important conversation, but they’ve done it with arresting visuals, reiterating that gender is a social construct, one not everyone needs.
This comic piece has been curated from the responses we received from several Bi-friends and readers we interviewed.
As a more feminine woman, I have often had people assume I am straight.
In an industry that still seems incapable of creating well-rounded movies portraying bisexual love, we only get lucky once in a very long while.
The first time I considered the possibility of being bisexual was when I was 16.
This graphic narrative is inspired by Ruth Vanita’s essay, “Born to Two Mothers, The Hero Bhagiratha,” and has adopted a version of the story from the same essay.
Western media is changing and starting to show a lot of queer representation, but I have yet to see that kind of progress in South Asian media.
The issue is multi-lingual, which means you can send us your stories in any regional language you prefer. We shall get it translated and print it along with the original.
The show has its moments, but for the most, it is something you have to power through if you turn off your brain.
Each one of us already knows how to navigate some portion of the world; what do you think might happen if we could put together all that we know and we are?
Little did I know that this concept called BDSM would help me discover myself for the next decade -- and longer. I hadn’t realised that it could be so sensual, pleasurable and relaxing, unlike what most porn videos showed.
The film is the result of honest conversations with parents, grandparents and young people who identify as LGBTQ+.
Representation is not merely about putting a couple of queer people together, it is about how their narratives unfold, and whether these writers and actors are given the agency to be able to tell their own stories.
Equality and privacy cannot be separated. Violate one, and you violate the other.
This week, in the wake of the recent stalking incident involving a 29-year-old DJ in Chandigarh, Bunny brings to you two real stories of how stalking affects LGBT people. These instances can also be used to spark healthy discussions about inclusivity while fighting for a common cause.
The web-series received positive response from critics and the media, and made it to some festival selections, including AltFest NY -- New York's locally programmed Gay and Lesbian film festival.