I woke up on the morning of the 11th of December with the pain of being branded with these triangles on my bare body: I am the homosexual; I am the criminal; I am an Indian.
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Sub : The Effect Of Your Incompetence On My Life
He writes scripts for plays, and musicals. I wrote the script for how we would meet. That’s One for you, and one for me.
In 1960’s it was not acceptable even to be “a little gay/queer or bent”, in this day and age when being “a little gay” seems okay, society asks one not to be “too gay”.
I tried a lot to get myself to talk to you in person but I failed in courage and guts. I’m 25 and I feel I’m living a lie.
I did not come out to myself till seven years ago. Like countless others who’ve faced a lot of discrimination while growing up, I don’t have a story to tell.
Every interaction with the LGBT community in India is defining and transformative.
The following is an extract from a letter the writer sent his mother.
Ektya Bhinti tells the story of how the relationship between and a father and gay son changes after the son learns that his father too is gay.
Blue Is The Warmest Color, a lesbian themed french film wins the Palme d’Or, the top honor, at the 66th Cannes film Festival.
The Parade is based on the story of Belgrade’s first successful Pride Parade in 2010, where 1000 men & women needed 5000 police for protection.
Will he? Won’t he? Karan Johar step of the closet that is.
“Bombay Talkies” has four stories by four celebrated filmmakers. Each of these stories has a distinct stamp of its director.
In my early 20s I remember hiding behind the term ‘bi’ for a while & then eventually coming to terms with the fact that I only really do like boys.
I want someone who likes long walks in the park. Scratch that, I want someone who likes to sit in parks, and judge people who take those long walks.
The queer virtual space is now filled with anti-Jodie garbage post her Golden Globe speech. And you know what? Such extreme reactions are not surprising at all.
India’s most awaited LGBT anthology, after 2009 Delhi High Court Ruling on section 377, Out! Stories from the New Queer India, published by Queer Ink and edited by Ms. Minal Hajratwala, is finally here.
Have you asked yourself what it was that the men, you have dated, couldn’t give you and left an emptiness, where women have been able to fill that? It could be useful to understand the gaps and the needs to be able to identify this.
This year’s Bengaluru Pride and Karnataka Queer Habba was bigger and brighter. A series of events were lined up from the 22nd of November to 2nd of December.
Helping others always seems easier than looking at your own situation objectively. What I’m reading is that you want to do the same for your partner but don’t know how, that is perfectly normal but you can’t be objective in this situation.