When you - a straight person - visit a therapist, they won’t assume that all your problems stem from your sexuality. They are not going to confront you saying that “That bi thing you’re doing” is wrong and that you should stop being bi.
2018 has been a good year for the LGBTQ community worldwide and now that the year is coming to a close, let’s take a moment to revisit all the milestones we have made as a community.
Over the past 2 years, I have learned more about the community's needs. My space has been acknowledged and my voice encouraged.
Every year, she needed a nudge into Christmas. Although the parents simply adored their only child’s youthful, resolute enthusiasm for Christmas festivities, and went along with her every step of the way on all the ridiculously elaborate menus she planned (and more), they did it more for her, she knew.
This is the 11th year of Delhi Pride and what a day filled with colour, magic and resolve for the next few steps towards equal rights for everyone in this country!
Sexuality and gender are fluid and ever-evolving. They grow with you and evolve as your thoughts, ideals, and beliefs evolve. My own experiences followed the same process of evolution.
This tension between Rosa's identity and what her family expects of her is a tension between individual and the society, a tension as old as civilization itself.
As we grow up, from childhood to adulthood, we have several phases– just because one phase is over, does not mean it didn't exist.
What happens when you find your long lost best friend instead, doing something they said they'd never even try?
Here are 6 stories from the countless rainbows in the country - on who they are, what being queer means and what the world is to them.
This (mis)representation of bisexuality as a sexuality in the “middle” of homosexuality and heterosexuality is the exact line that Medha Patel follows.
Alex Truelove (yes, that's his real name, haha, look how post-hipster we are) is a sweet, nerdy boy reclaiming those hitherto derogatory labels.
I wonder if the woman being spoken of understands the events transpiring around her. If she advanced towards an unwelcoming audience or if she has fallen prey to the many stereotypes surrounding us.
I’m a newbie to Pune, and I’ve hardly ever seen anything, but when I heard that pride was happening at the same time that I was going to be home after my convocation (read jobless period of time), I couldn’t wait! And what a day it was.
The worst of it all came when someone told me bisexual erasure is fake
After Lesbian Visibility Day in April, May is filled with important days that remind us of the strength we have in our diversity.
The 9th edition of the Bangalore Queer Film Festival (BQFF), that spanned from 9th March to 11th March, screened a staggering 89 films from over 30 countries.
I remember watching the L word in the early years of college when I didn’t move with the feminist agency I do now. As a younger more impressionable queer woman, the highbrow posh characters of the show sunk their teeth in fast and I was hooked. But something seemed off.
A truly remarkable 10th year and exciting time for all of us.
Imagine my wild joy at the unexpected discovery that Mary Oliver was a raging lesbian in a long and happy relationship with very talented photographer, Molly Malone Cook.