I am from a small town called Kamshet (Lonavala), where being open about your sexual orientation is considered a sin and people never accept it.
Through our imagination, we are making these spaces more welcoming for those who identify as LGBTQIA+ and value diversity.
Carmilla is one of the few current shows known for its diverse cast featuring people of colour and of different sexual identities and religious backgrounds; it also deals with these topics subtly and sensitively, which gives this show a universal appeal.
Hosting and conducting a standalone concert after our early days of just performing at events was a great learning experience!
Even today, very little has changed for the trans community. While the landmark Supreme Court judgment issued directives to central and state governments to institute policy changes, the central government has not issued uniform procedures or demonstrated accountability.
In a world that had not quite woken up yet, Preet Simran and Saraswati were telling us about the reality of their existence through a language understood by all: the language of music.
Chilman is Urdu for a screen, a curtain, that which conceals even as it promises to reveal.
A big big thank you to all who have stood by us over the tears and helped us grow as a safe community space
Maybe, we should accept the changing landscape, and acknowledge that we are moving towards a world where it is a little easier to come out, and it is a little less unusual to see a homosexual couple on screen.
Today, I am not stuck in what you think of me-
This exhausting, endless loop of trans-misogyny
Not broken and what I ought to be
Sulu is a happy-go-lucky and fun-loving person, a practical joker, quick-tempered but incredibly protective and loving towards her family.
I was the mystery of an anatomy, a question asked but not answered.
With their outrageous and extraordinary personalities, drag queens show us how to be a bit extra without apology.
I gave birth to a child, they make him a bit of a man with each passing night.
Celebrate Diversity | Catalyzing Active Citizenship for Inclusion | Arts for Social Change
This year marks the 10th milestone of the LGBTQ+ community’s collective struggle to fight back against homophobia, transphobia, shame and stigma.
Possibly the newest pair of friendships in Bollywood’s tinsel town of celebrities, Alia Bhatt and Deepika Padukone have been highly supportive of the breakthrough projects that they have recently been doing.
What makes this edition extra special are our splendid partners, including Chandon and the Québec Government Office in Mumbai.
Raised in an Orthodox Catholic family as a female, Michael hopes to transition to male in the future, but is apprehensive about how his family might react.
when the sun knocks on our windows
kissing our bodies
twirled in bedsheets
dancing to the tunes of morning joy