Every interaction with the LGBT community in India is defining and transformative.
Had he not fallen in love, this tale would’ve had a different purpose.
Gopi is an artist out of time.
Myna Mukherjee, the show’s master-mind and master-eye, cites the recent Delhi rape case as having provided the impetus to launch this pan-Indian tour.
If I could, I would.
But I won't.
For I can stay in forever
And never be found out.
The only hitch in the plan? There are at least a dozen others who do so at the same time.
If there is one thing that supposedly defines the purity of your love for your partner – it probably would be monogamy.
Being LGBT is a struggle for many. LGBT folks are discriminated, hurt, ridiculed and constantly stigmatized outside and within the community itself. Imagine if some of them are dyslexic too
Cop come to party.
My friends party.
He say to us that it is chakka party.
The hunt was simply amazing. Out in the sun after a long time, we did crack interesting clues like the first one.
I'd heard there was a gay pride event going on and was impressed that it was happening in a country that has become known as 'the world's worst place to be gay.'
I once dreamed that I rode a wave to Sri Lanka. If I were a character in Samit Basu’s Turbulence, I wonder what my superpower would be.
"Homo Hetero Bhai Bhai" rang one slogan at the Queer Pride assembled at Barakhamba Road on Sunday.
My best friends find it hard to believe that I have never been in a relationship long enough to even call it that – a relationship. They’ve always told me that I’m a catch.
When I thought of meeting you,
My heart jumped and my trepidation grew
I thought we’d wait,
I thought I’d have time to sit and anticipate.
Yet, you thought otherwise…
Like bumping my toe against obstructive wood,
I savour the pain, instead of doing as I should.
I ache and ache,
But I refuse to break.
The act brought about …
Lord knows how many times I have used this line, but there is something about you. Really. Believe me. There is. Not that there wasn’t something about G, T, L, …
Here’s a story upside down. Expect drama but don’t be surprised that the usual suspects are missing.
Congratulations gay people. We’ve arrived. If someone bullies or intimidates us and we take our lives as a result of their douche-bagery, we can rest assured that they will be convicted of bias-intimdiation and possibly, sentenced harshly. And in the case of Dharun Ravi, also face deportation to a country that he probably does not remember. I hope everyone is happy that justice has been served.
For the most part South Asians are not the most comfortable talking about sex and sexuality. Is it because we aren’t having any? Funny, I didn’t think the Kama Sutra was for coffee table reading, nor did I think that population of India surpassed a billion through abstinence. Yet we shy away from these discussions, push them into a category of shame and turn a blind eye.