Black is apparently me after too much sun. My aunty in Bangalore asked, “Who’s going to marry you if you’re so black?”
I am writing this to share a poem she wrote to me once, when we were together madly in love, for beautiful 4 years before she left me for a man.
“Nope, you are no Harry Potter, you could never face Voldemort and I did see you evolve from a tiny little egg dear” thank you for breaking it to me
I was sexually abused and thrashed. I was called hijra, chhakka (a derogatory term for hijras) and various other invectives.
Though my father and I are extremely close and I knew my parents would accept me eventually, I didn’t want to hurt them.
This campaign highlights the five most common forms of arguments used to trivialize sexual assault and shift blame onto the victims instead of the perpetrators.
“It’s a sin. It’s an abomination. If you’re homosexual, God hates you.”
I'm sick and tired
Of logging into Grindr, Scruff, Hornet or Growlr
May be I'm addicted? May be I still hope?
But, what am I hoping for?
Every morning when I wake up and look at my closet I ask myself, "How much do I want to be street harassed today?"
World is unjust and incoherent,
A place where people of faith
Credit with veracity, the state
Of Being moral and independent;
Yet they inculpate the accrues
Of different men and tribades,
Who struggle to stick to their
Proclivities of natural virtues.
This advertisement reinforces the characteristics that regressive Cadbury India Ltd? typically expects men and women to display.
Everyday, I come across posts about rapes, suicides, murders and all of it is very heart breaking news.
Team Gaysi did a short interview via email with Director Deepthi Tadanki on her upcoming film "Satyavati".
We are happy to inform you that the bill 377(m) implementing an immediate 8% reservation for the LGBTQIA community has been passed in the parliament today.
We're back, like Arnold keeps coming back (he doesn't know when to stop, and we don't either…yaaaaaah), with our very first podcast of 2015!
I chanced upon your open letter to Shonali Bose and it’s quite obvious to me that you really didn’t understand the film!
Through this protest, we want to send the message - loud and clear - that violence against LGBTQ students won't be tolerated and the university must immediately come up with measures to address complaints of bullying and harassment by students who do not conform to normative ideas of gender or sexuality. We urge you to join in large numbers!
In order for this petition campaign to be successful, and for a real change to happen for all Indians, the filmmaker seeks support from everyone who believes in freedom of speech.
The word 'Choice' has many meanings. The dictionary defines Choice as the right, power or opportunity to choose.
I would like to begin this post by saying that the argument I put forth is after having watched the entire documentary made by Leslie Udwin.