Archive for the category Opinion

Opinion category consists of viewpoints or poses questions by Gaysis (and supporters) about the world around them.

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Segregation

After the dissertation monster is slain, I’m back at it again. Thinking hard and long about homosexuality that is – in specific, my own. A very close friend, who has

Celeb Outing: Chely Wright

Most of you have probably never heard of Chely Wright, or probably have heard her name in the media only in the past few weeks, since she outed herself. I …

Gay By Default

Yup slotting people in the “Gay” category not because of their sexual orientation but based rather on their (simplest of) association with the Queer world.

The Pregnant Lady

How open minded are we truly when we say we are? May be we should all sit back and think about it and IMO it a relative expression. There is …

Say No To Pink?

One of the things that I, both, love and hate about running Gaysi is the mail I get when someone either leaves a comment or contacts us via the feedback …

Out, But Anonymous

Recently, a friend of mine told me that she had asked a fellow-gaysi (let’s call her ‘J’) if she would like to contribute to the gaysi site. J told my …

Rahul Mehta : Coming Out

If I have to pick a favourite I would any day go with non-fiction stories. Especially coming out stories; the confusion, the anguish, the struggle and finally liberation. Relating to …

Fisking CV Aravind’s Pseudo Culture

Dear Aravind, I went through your article for a smidgeon of statistics that would support your claim about emotional scarring. How is this scarring any worse than the bitter acrimony resulting from a divorce or the end of a long relationship? Heartbreak is heartbreak, whether you live together or apart.

Sting

This is a time to take closer look at the ‘sting operation’ being used as a tool for generating news? It is always done under the pretext of wanting to uncover the truth, expose corruption, dig up dirt and bringing it into the open. But a short glance into the history of sting operations carried out by the Indian Media will tell you that it is the deployment of dirty tactics and TRP cat-fights.

Body Language

A colleague of mine from the Paris office came to visit and stayed in Mumbai for three months. We became friends and I was delighted to meet her again a …

In My Mirror

[Guest Author: Tink]

“Coming out” – I started by wondering about that word. Something about the phrase was very empowering – outdoorsy, brave, though this was hardly how I felt …

Understanding Homophobia

Some time ago I was at the receiving end of the unsolicited and unreciprocated attentions of someone I barely knew. At 30, I’ve learnt to deal with such situations, practically …

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