In conversation with Maaria Sayed, film-maker of Chudala; Karishma Dube, film-maker of Devi; and Rajesh James, film-maker of Naked Wheels.
For those who might not be in the know, Mirza is a stand-up comic, actor and writer who has worked in the Emmy-nominated web series Her Story and has co-created popular web shows such as Kam Kardashian and Brown Girl Problems.
Have you always known?
My attraction to pretty girls with
pretty eyes and sad stories.
Stories I re-told at lunch everyday, asking
for endings I knew nothing about.
At a film festival, watching their own or similar lives mirrored in stories around the world can be very empowering.
If ever one is encountered with a homosexual, please to use/advocate the use of any or all of the treatments prescribed below.
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.
Founded in 2010, Yaariyan is among the first platforms for LGBTQ youth in Mumbai and is an active part of the collective that organizes Mumbai Pride.
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.
No one should have to deal with sexism, homophobia and of course prejudices against mental illness all at once.
It's one thing to make a law, and quite another to change people's opinions.
The boldly performed scene might have raised many eyebrows but it looks like the audience has enjoyed this honest, bare attempt by these two actresses.
This is our top, but by no means exhaustive, girl-on-girl myth busting guide.
This is an ode to that person who taught me how to dance like no one is watching.
Terrified of her husband, she decided to bring up the girl as a boy and named them Iphis.
In this solo-performance situated at the place where the URL and IRL converge Alok explores the sinister sides of visibility and our abusive relationship with the internet.
Alok Vaid-Menon is an internationally acclaimed trans writer, entertainer, and public speaker.
The couple disclosed in the police station that they love each other and have desire to live together.
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.