On August 19th 2012, SALGA NYC will be marching in NYC's annual India Day Parade. 2012 marks the third year that SALGA will be marching at the Parade, after being banned from attending for a number of years.
Several recent events in India have made it evident that collectively we lack a language to understand those gender positions that do not fit neatly into male and female and that we participate in an active erasure of a range of practices of gender non-conformity from our public life.
Tyler Clementi has clearly been significantly memorialized by the barrage of “it gets better” videos that poured onto YouTube after his suicide.
U.S Consulate General (Mumbai) is screening Stonewall Uprising as part of the Pride Month.
El Paso, Texas: Another teen succumbed to suicide earlier this week. 16-year old openly gay high school student, Brandon Elizares, ended his life after being bullied and threatened for 2 …
I would like to thank Caiden Cowger for his profound opinion on homosexuality. I need to clarify one thing however. Homosexuality is not a belief. We like to think of it more as an evil and powerful religion, invented centuries ago, and the roots of which are not very clear.
After a 3 judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals declared proposition 8 to be unconstitutional, with a majority vote of 2-1, proponents asked for an en …
I have always thought of London to be a strange but incredible city. On the one hand it can be a terribly lonely urban jungle but on the other it can be a warm and safe home where you can feel embraced by the love the city has to offer.
Dharun Ravi was sentenced to 30 days in jail, 300 hours of community service and $10,000 fine.
President Obama has final spoken on his stance on gay marriage.
Last week, the world lost yet another gay teenager. Jack Reese, from Utah, who chose to take his own life after facing homophobic bullying at school. I send out my …
7:00 a.m. I wake up, and just as I have done every morning since puberty, I choose to be gay today.
The man says to me “You know, I have been watching you for some time now. I have been observing you. And you see, god talks to me, he sends me messages".
Worry not! The cure to our homosexuality is finally here!
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.
Rutgers University Webcam Spying Case - Dharun Ravi's future?
Deserves imprisonment & deportation
Community Service & Counselling is the right approach
He's being made a scapegoat
Don't really care
This wonderful article written by the fabulous Nayantara Kilachand very well encompasses the basic problem faced by the LGBT community, that of acceptance. Based on study she recently came across which provides shocking figures, she delves deeper into the LGBT scene by investigating with her friendly queers.
In other homophobic and not so shocking news, Governor Georgiy Poltavchanko signed a homophobic law banning the so-called “propaganda of sodomy, lesbianism, bisexualism and transgenderism, and pedophilia to minors.” The law will go into effect in 10 days.
*Editors’ Note – As reported by Vikram Doctor*
Apologies for the delays in posting this, and the next day’s events, which when done should bring us up to where we …
“I want to know what it’s like to be normal” are the opening words of this gripping video. Made by MoveOn.org, an organization that aims to be the political voice of everyday Americans