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Fridays At Nigah Is Back!

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.

Gaysi Podcast 4.0 : Coming Out (Part 1)

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...

Cine Labia Screenings : “I Am” By Sonali Gulati

“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.

Interview : Prince Manvendra Singh Gohil

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...

Queens Pride Parade: March With SALGA NYC

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!

Let’s Talk About Porn, Baby.

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.

Friendship Dilemma!

Your Gay friend decides to get married to a girl, due to parental pressure. His fiancee has no clue. What would you do?

Coming Out : Audio, Photos, Stories of Gay Teens

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.

Songs For The Heartbroken Homo

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.

Campus Progress/ColorLines.com 2011: Vote for Our Own Anurag!

(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.

Gayrranged Marriage

Harjeet Johal talks about his journey of coming out to his parents after he almost marries an unsuspecting girl in an arranged marriage, despite being gay.
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