I never wanted to fall for a desi;
And now I find myself head over heads over a Gaysi.
She is a natural born charmer;
Totally averse to me and …
I had once accompanied a very dear friend to a television talk show, and no, not the likes of Jerry Springer.
See, it’s not like I wanted a cozy little box with a clearly defined label that I could comfortably fold myself into. I’ve always disliked labels. But nevertheless, I was curious. Curious to know which category or stereotype I fall under simply because they exist and they seem to be reference points for our community. But the problem was, the conventional ones made me extremely uncomfortable.
The use of the word "eunuch" is deplorable. Like a million trans folks and a billion Indians in this world, I am personally very offended by the use of this word.
One can never come with just one factor to differentiate Gender. Gender-only spaces should be inclusive and let people self-identify rather than pushing their idea of someone else down the throats. Isn't feminism all about an individual choice of determination rather than the patriarchal world telling women how to behave, dress, act, work, etc.? Then why the hypocrisy?
Undeterred by media misrepresentation and pressure from the so-called moral police, a group of young individuals are getting ready to showcase Queer Lifestyle by exploring multiple mediums of Art (photography, painting, drawing, installation, sculpture, video, etc.)
Aks – Reflections of Queer Hyderabad is first of it’s kind in the city and one hope’s it would inspire many more to embrace their sexuality without fear and hesitation. Here’s a quick chat with Andy Silveira, one of the key role player behind upcoming show.
A must see video on Chennai Pride 2011 produced by 2bproduction.net
If your gender goes beyond male and female, we urgently need your help to tell your story to Facebook and to our members.
July 13th Wednesday at 9:00 AM. Near Indian consulate, San Fransisco. Contact Harsha at 408-332-7468 or firstname.lastname@example.org for details. Please spread the word.
Waking up at 6:30AM has never been this painless for me. Perhaps it was the excitement, perhaps it was the anticipation, or perhaps it was just the fact that I still had not gotten over my jetlag.
I had now been in London a full week; a much needed vacation which came together so perfectly, after all the planning that went into being a part of the London Pride. My luck seemed too good to be true, and finally the day was here.
And now in honour of Sexy Editor's return from the sun dripped trenches of ...wherever it is that she went on holiday....We proudly present Part 2!!! Yes! Part 2 of our Coming Out Podcast!
What.A.Party. If there was one question this party could ask all other parties, it would be this: Who’s Your Mommy?
Call for submissions: Anthology Of South Asian Queer Erotica [title forthcoming]
To be published by Tranquebar Press in 2012
The spaces for expressing queer concerns have increased across South Asia …
There was a time in history when they called it a mental illness that had reached epic proportions. When there were public service announcements to curb the practices of so called ‘sexual psychopaths’. If you were queer in the 1960’s you would have been strapped to a chair and shocked into re-orientation.
Kerala celebrates its 2nd annual Queer pride on July 2nd 2011 @ Thrissur. Please spread the word
New York joins five other states and District of Columbia in providing, same-sex couples the right to marry.
Call for submission and event details of "Aks:Reflections of Queer Hyderabad" art show. All forms of art, amateur entries welcome. Last date for submission :10-July-2011.
In the final part, L.Ramakrishnan shares his queer experiences spanning continents, communities, and two decades culminating in the first ever pride march in his hometown Chennai.
The treatment of the subject has been carried out in a fairly respectful fashion so far ... heartening that it isn't satire ( Apart from the odd snickering on the lines of "Thats why he runs from his wife!!" ...but heck. That does happen. Both snickering and running from the wife. )
Allies come in all shapes and sizes, and to some of us, at least at some point in our life, it may have felt like they don’t exist. However, here are some common agendas that have become apparent to me.