Archive for the tag Brutally Honest

The Break-Up

I tried to think of a more subtle title, but couldn’t. There’s nothing subtle or artful or profound in the end of what was once a beautiful relationship. And I’ll be honest – it was the best relationship I’ve ever been in, to date.

Queer Time Machine

If you could go back in time with a Queer Time Machine, that would take your out and proud self, back in time, What would you do? What parts of your life would you go back to? What things would you do differently?

And Then You Went Away (Part 1)

Fireworks. Bright beautiful fireworks. A reflected harlequin from the surrounding skyscrapers glazed my irises. I eyed the spectacle warily.

Fireworks I liked. The spot I stood on I didn’t like. …

Good Night Prince! : A Tribute To Gaurav Gopalan

Friends & family of Gaurav Gopalan as well as politicians and LGBT community activists gathered in Dupont Circle Sunday night for a candlelight vigil in memory of Gopalan, who was killed in Columbia Heights earlier this month. Shiva Subbaraman shares her memories and pays tribute to Gaurav.

(Delhi) Dating Diaries

So what does one do when you go out on a date with someone special and new in your life? Am sure you guys can think of plenty naughty things to do with your Gaysi Girl’s but as far as the old school me goes, I like the build up of getting to know someone romantically to be slow and subtle.

Morning After

My dear
Here’s a little about me.
I hate crowded roads.
I hate walkways filled with men
where I have to dodge unwanted touch.
I’m not much a lover of

We Are Everywhere : Iran LGBT community

A group of LGBT Iranians have posted videos of themselves on Facebook in a campaign to highlight the discrimination against sexual minorities in Iran where homosexuals are put to death.

10 Things That Happen In A Lesbian Relationship

If you’re a veteran lesbian, chances are you’ve been in at least one long term relationship with a girl. You may have noticed that it was scary and difficult. However, if you are new to the scene and curious about the future, here is a list of things you can expect to find yourself experiencing once you trap the lady love of your life.

Spotlight On Iran: Three Men Executed

South Asia is not a predictable or cohesive collection of countries, especially in regards to queer people’s human rights. While India and Nepal are making strides in regards to LGBTQ human rights, there are other parts of South Asia where the threat to queer people’s danger is more blatant.

A Letter On Being Fat

I grew up feeling very uncomfortable about my breast. According to me they were not supposed to grow. I spent years wearing bra sizes way too small for me because all I wanted was for them to vanish.

Movie Review : Gun Hill Road

Harmony Santana dazzles in this drama as a trans teen, Vanessa and her struggling relationship with her just returned-from-prison dad, played wonderfully by Esai Morales and a semi accepting mom, played by Judy Reyes . The movie is set in Bronx,NY.

Stuff Gaysi People Like

A funny take on some of the Stuff Gaysi People Like or like to do. No offense intended. If you have suggestions to add to this list, please let us know.

Nothing in Between

My first lover was a woman who identified as butch. She spent a lot of time, or so I felt, in trying to define me. I never found myself conforming to any identities. There were days I felt generally macho and I’d slip into a pair of shorts and a t-shirt. And there were days where I’d find feminine wiles flowing out of me in my pretty blue lucknowi kurta-salwar and dangling jaipuri jhumkas. Shortly after I came out I also shaved off my long tresses and walked around unabashedly with my shorn head.

Not Your Token Puzzle Piece

My willingness to speak openly about myself has landed me spots on panels, interviews, art projects, and so on. I always approach these with an open-mind and am usually happy to have the opportunity to express myself – sometimes I even volunteer to. However, I have wondered if my body and my words are being manipulated.

You, Me & Zine (2)

Yes! Circle of pinkness enveloping our lives. We all noticed it. We noticed it because we asked for it. And because we asked – we got!

Cruising!

You bump into a hot item on the train/bus/sidewalk. You look, item looks back, both of your Gaydar worked this time ! Yay! What would you do?

After All Both The Boys “Love Beads”

Mrs. Keya Ghosh is a lawyer with the High Court at Calcutta. She has been a professor of English Literature at various colleges, as well as a lecturer in law. She is also a LGBTQI Rights Activist, and is one of the petitioners in the Parents' petition against Section 377,presented at the Supreme Court of India.
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