At a film festival, watching their own or similar lives mirrored in stories around the world can be very empowering.
Every year May 17th is celebrated as the international day against homophobia, transphobia and biphobia to mark how far many societies have come to empower people of all sexualities and genders.
To speak a little more on the same, and other pride events organized by Bhopal Pride Team - we did a quick chat with Shubham SInghai & Disha Malviya.
The following are a few movies made in India and abroad to aid children and young adults on that journey of self-acceptance, coming out and feeling at ease with their identity.
Tell us how your pet(s) have changed your life. Have they made you a better person? Have they become your family?
It's one thing to make a law, and quite another to change people's opinions.
This is our top, but by no means exhaustive, girl-on-girl myth busting guide.
Jess thought she would die if Kay touched her right then. She could already feel the heat seeping through the fabric of her panty.
According to a 2014 report by GLADD, gay men make up 46% of the LGBT representation in the media, while the percentage of lesbian characters sits at 30%. Those few characters that do make it to the big screen are heavily defined by stereotypes.
At thirty, I realise that these borrowed worlds not only helped me through some of my toughest times as a teen, but also influenced me as a feminist, queer creator years later.
We at Gaysi decided to celebrate Lesbian Visibility Day (26th April) over the next two weeks and publish honest, fun and relevant articles on the said subject.
Having been bullied in school, I really wished I knew I wasn't alone, or that speaking to other people would not make me come across as weak.
LGBT youth are thrice as likely to be bullied as non-LGBT youth. 42 per cent of LGBT youth have experienced cyber bullying.
Forget homosexuality for a moment, prejudice needs to be eradicated regardless of who it is targeted at.
Vyjayanti Vasanta Mogli, a transwoman LGBT activist and public policy scholar at Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Hyderabad, who has openly spoken about her abuse at school, says that lesbian women and transmen in rural areas end up at the bottom of the hierarchy when it comes to basic human rights within the unit of family and village.
The story is engaging as well as entertaining and ice on the cake is all actors have done complete justice with their respective characters.
The telegram: Nilla dead. Hit by earthquake while travelling. Was happy. Did not die of heart-break. No need to reply.
A woman in a flannel shirt and cropped hair, or a man wearing loud prints walks by and there are questions. Is she/he gay?
Many people, mostly women grew up so sequestered from sex that they associated it with pain and discomfort.
Since the LGBTQIA+ movement is still in its nascent state in the region, so our prime objective is to sensitize the ignorant people regarding the issue and also try to cater to the questions that erupt.