Mizz Jenna Talackova was initially disqualified from the Miss Universe pageant due to the fact that she was classified as a boy at birth.
*Editors’ Note – As reported by Vikram Doctor*
[lgbt-india] Supreme Court reserves its judgment
Finally this Tuesday morning, around 12.30, the Supreme Court hearings in the 377 case came to …
Dream Lesbian Jodi : Who You fancy?
Rekha + Vidya Balan
Priyanka Gandhi + Indira Varma
Nandita Das + Chitrangada Singh
Rani Mukerji + Priyanka Chopra
Katrina Kaif + Katrina
We learned to communicate and not be afraid of difficult topics. Even though we have our fights and disagreements, our lives fit seamlessly together.
Worry not! The cure to our homosexuality is finally here!
A conversation on the changing visual landscape of intimacies and desire in Indian Cinema, image & contemporary art.
I wish you the happiest birthday ever. Maybe next year I will wish you an ever-happier birthday!!
Kari, a graphic novel by Goa-based artist-writer Amruta Patil. It's very easy to fall in love with Kari, because her character is etched as a 'boatman' - a rescuer of lost souls - who'll guide them, hold their hands, listen and love, and want nothing in return. As the lines above indicate, Kari's not straight, either.
In our seventh year, we bring another evening of voices that challenge the ways in which we imagine our sexualities, genders and desires!
Because this lovely lady asked for our opinion on one of her reader’s plight, and the generous soul that I am who believes in parting with information even when …
Congratulations gay people. We’ve arrived. If someone bullies or intimidates us and we take our lives as a result of their douche-bagery, we can rest assured that they will be convicted of bias-intimdiation and possibly, sentenced harshly. And in the case of Dharun Ravi, also face deportation to a country that he probably does not remember. I hope everyone is happy that justice has been served.
Set in contemporary Iran, A Separation is a compelling drama about the dissolution of a marriage. Simin wants to leave Iran with her husband Nader and daughter Termeh. Simin sues for divorce when Nader refuses to leave behind his Alzheimer-suffering father. Her request having failed, Simin returns to her parents' home, but Termeh decides to stay with Nader.
This event is a discussion group among family members, friends and allies of LGBTQ South Asians. Through dialogue and stories from parents, siblings, LGBT members and allies, this space will create a powerful opening towards greater acceptance and understanding, and unconditional love for LGBTQ members within the South Asian community at-large. Please join us for this pioneering event.
A wonderful line up and it promises to be one of the most interesting discussions on Women's Writing and the Women's Movement (s) ever...
This week's Sunday Guardian carries an interesting story on the unsafe cities of Delhi, in which two reporters roam the streets after dark. They mostly encounter prostitutes and a steady throng of haggling customers.
Rutgers University Webcam Spying Case - Dharun Ravi's future?
Deserves imprisonment & deportation
Community Service & Counselling is the right approach
He's being made a scapegoat
Don't really care
This wonderful article written by the fabulous Nayantara Kilachand very well encompasses the basic problem faced by the LGBT community, that of acceptance. Based on study she recently came across which provides shocking figures, she delves deeper into the LGBT scene by investigating with her friendly queers.
In other homophobic and not so shocking news, Governor Georgiy Poltavchanko signed a homophobic law banning the so-called “propaganda of sodomy, lesbianism, bisexualism and transgenderism, and pedophilia to minors.” The law will go into effect in 10 days.
Suchi Govindarajan wrote a short and witty note on Facebook, about the raging immodesty of men which mysteriously made its way to The Hindu. Unsurprisingly, she found out about it …
My ex girlfriend who was apparently straight and was always discreet about our relationship always introduced me to her friends/family as her “Gay Best Friend”. At first I was pretty cool about it but after a certain point it was one of the major reasons for our break up.