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Pro-Gay

While the week’s been pretty uneventful for Gaysis, something big happened internationally. The world now has its first openly gay & married head of government. Iceland’s Prime Minister Johanna Sigurdardottir …

To Tell Or Not To Tell?

So, I find this Queer South Asian women’s group in my town and I subscribe to their listserv. I read through their website and it quotes  welcoming all self-identifying women …

Say Hello To Coimbatore

Looks like the folks behind the Chennai Rainbow Pride celebrations will not be limiting themselves to just one city. Yup you heard it right, they have bigger…much bigger plans.

Pride Festivities 2010

This year Pride Committees across the country have decided to postpone Pride Marches in their respective cities, blaming the bad bad summer heat *go figure* with the exception of Chennai and Kerala. On the other hand Mumbai, Delhi & Bangalore will be celebrating the 1st Anniversary of the ground breaking Naaz Verdict decriminalizing IPC 377 by the Delhi High Court.

Straight Supporters

It’s always great to have support from fellow gaysis, but that’s something we can and should take for granted. The support from the straight community is harder to come by. …

New Delhi Joins The Party

Delhi Pride Committee invites all to join in celebrating the efforts of countless queer individuals, activists, lawyers and supporters from every walk of life, who led the Naz victory for the dignity and rights of LGBTIQ people.

Kerala Makes A Debut

While the final floor plan is yet to be chalked out, it gives me immense pleasure to inform you folks that Kerala (yup God’s own country) is having its very first Pride celebrations this year.

Rickshaw Romance

What I like about a rickshaw is; unlike a bus it makes for a very comfortable place to sit and hold hands without anyone eyeing you. It is nice and windy and has a privacy of its own.

The “But” People

Remember when J.K. Rowling mentioned that Dumbledore was gay? Remember how some parents were shocked and outraged that their child might have grown fond of a character that was gay?! Because heaven forbid, a child should feel affection for a gay person!

Gary and Tony Have A Baby

For Gary Spino and Tony Brown it has not been an easy journey. From the very start they have been struggling to form a traditional family through surrogacy that has a biological and legal connection to both of them.

Sue Me, I’m A Dirty Bisexual!

When the gay community tells straight people it’s all about love & expect them to understand & be less judgmental, isn’t it a bit hypocritical to call a bisexual things, or attribute his or her preferences to denial or escapism?

Bangalore Celebrates Historic Naz Verdict Anniversary

Bangalore’s Queer Groups have decided to celebrate 1st anniversary of the historic Naz Foundation decision decriminalizing IPC 377. In glorified words; mating between two consenting adults of same sex is no longer a criminal offence in India

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

Chennai Pride Festivities 2010

The sexy Pride Month is here and the celebrations have begun! Chennai is rocking this month with various events and contests to celebrate the visibility of alternate sexualities and gender identities.
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