Archive for the tag Culture

Transcend : Trans Asian Support Group

Transcend is dedicated to creating a space for trans*, gender nonconforming, and gender-questioning Asians and Pacific Islanders to share experiences, distribute resources, build community, and strive for mutual empowerment. With joy, magic, and passion we transform, heal, and liberate ourselves to reach our full potential.

Film Review : Vishwaroopam

Vishwaroopam, apart from being totally one-sided in its pro-American troops story line, offers a misguided and damaging portrayal of queerness through its denigration of male effeminacy and putative homosexuality.

MTV Bullies : Raghu & Rannvijay

Right off the bat, the stage is set when Sherry promptly requests the judges to censor something - Sherry’s original name – Abhishek Soni. Naturally, the judges don’t oblige. Instead, rattling off Sherry’s audition form, the audience is made aware that Sherry is a pre-op male to female transsexual.

Jodie Well Done!

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.

Queer Games 2013

We are back after our super successful inaugural year, and this time Yaariyan promises even more fun! We shall gather again at Juhu beach and play a few games, which we promise will be fun. Come join us with your friends too!

Take Back The Night (Mumbai)

This is a gathering, to show collective strength, and fight violence that women, queer people, transgenders routinely face on the streets, making them 'unsafe for us'.
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