I had the opportunity to volunteer at the QWOCMAP’s 7th Film festival this past weekend. A festival that welcomes filmmakers to talk about queer love, life, romance, sex, relationships, and …
Tappy Tippy documents the Q&A over Skype that followed with the film maker who woke up in the wee hours of a Sunday morning to answer a handful of questions.
Meeting of Parents and Families of LGBT people
When queer women are first coming out or becoming involved in the mainstream queer community they are often becoming subject to misogyny and objectification at the hands of other queer women. However, in a lot of cases queer women are bred into a heteronormative lesbian culture where they feel they should be the misogynists, although they probably don’t recognize it as such.
Join us on the second Friday of every month as we discuss anything or everything that’s queer, chill out over endless gupshup and films, meet old friends and make new ones.
A month or so ago, Five of us ...yes! Five spanking HOT gaysis got together one Saturday across 4 timezones for a near-2-hour Skype call discussion on Coming Out. After a ridiculously amazing conversation that was 4-5 podcasts worth covering the queer spectrum from end to end on we find out that...
Report details the challenges faced by gender non conforming inmates in Pennsylvania’s prisons.
“i am” chronicles the journey of an Indian lesbian filmmaker who returns to Delhi, eleven years later, to re-open what was once home, and finally confronts the loss of her mother whom she never came out to. As she meets and speaks to parents of other gay and lesbian Indians, she pieces together the fabric of what family truly means, in a landscape where being gay was until recently a criminal and punishable offense.
The evening started with a quick registration...introduction...badge pick up etc. and a paper with the "Royal palace" Protocol sheet...! A list of conduct and communication practices with 'his highness'...rather hilarious and kinda ticked off some of the reporters present there..!
I was second in line to have my '5 min' rendezvous with him...I stretched it to 8...
SALGA NYC has been chosen to be the Grand Marshals of Queens Pride Parade. This means we will be marching at the head of the parade in Jackson Heights! We’ll have a dhol player banging out Desi beats while we march down 37th Avenue!
Kalakranti 2011: A festival of Queer South Asian Short Film co-presented with Trikone Chicago in collaboration with Kashish--Mumbai's International Queer Film Festival.
I watch porn. There. I said it. What I keep wondering is why it’s such a taboo topic. Because sure as hell, almost everybody watches porn. Is it because only a few have the balls to admit it? It’s like there’s a porn closet. And apparently, the doors on that one are way more tightly shut than the ones on the gay closet.
Queer women of color media arts projects presents its annual film festival at the Brava Theater, San Francisco
Your Gay friend decides to get married to a girl, due to parental pressure. His fiancee has no clue. What would you do?
This is a remarkable interactive feature launched by the New York Times a week ago. In it, you will find a plethora of Coming Out stories by young individuals all across America, what they felt, what they faced and diversity in backgrounds, reactions, expectations and opinions.
Solaris Pictures & Bombay Dost in association with The Humsafar Trust presents KASHISH 2011 (2nd MUMBAI INTERNATIONAL QUEER FILM FESTIVAL)
Chennai Pride 2011 has started in full swing. This Friday, May 27th at 4 PM, Chennai Rainbow Coalition is conducting a pre-pride workshop on how to face the media.
INTERIOR – PRODUCTION STUDIO – DAY
A group of girls in cheer leading outfits are seen standing against a green screen. The camera tracks in towards them, moving in closer, …
You know, this was supposed to be my self-imposed deadline for “Love Songs for Lesbians 2.0”. I had it drafted and all ready to go. And then…I suppose the easiest way to put it is that I got my heart stomped on? I don’t generally let people get close enough to be able to hurt me, but oh man. I didn’t really see this one coming.
(Update: Voting extended to May 25th!) Go to the Campus Progress/Colorlines.com Keynote Youtube Site (make sure you are signed in to YouTube.com to vote) and look for Anurag's submission under naomilahiri, IL and vote for it... In the video, Anurag talks about herself, her identity, Queer South Asian voices and their need to be heard as well as her work with Gaysi Family.