Forget homosexuality for a moment, prejudice needs to be eradicated regardless of who it is targeted at.
Vyjayanti Vasanta Mogli, a transwoman LGBT activist and public policy scholar at Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Hyderabad, who has openly spoken about her abuse at school, says that lesbian women and transmen in rural areas end up at the bottom of the hierarchy when it comes to basic human rights within the unit of family and village.
The story is engaging as well as entertaining and ice on the cake is all actors have done complete justice with their respective characters.
Since the LGBTQIA+ movement is still in its nascent state in the region, so our prime objective is to sensitize the ignorant people regarding the issue and also try to cater to the questions that erupt.
Mental illness of an individual SHALL NOT be determined by moral, social, cultural, work or political values or religious beliefs prevailing in an individual’s community.
In the Rigveda, while talking about the Samsara, it says 'Vikruti Evam Prakriti', which means what seems un-natural is also natural.
When they define queer as "odd" and "strange"
Come to me and I shall educate you
Queer is normal.
Queer is beautiful.
Queer is fine.
Sisak narrates the story of two men falling in love but somewhere, audience won’t realize that it’s about two men. Hence, it’s about two individuals, two souls looking for love.
A march on 28th February was organized by the students of Delhi University to demonstrate the fact that a university belongs to the presentation of genuine ideas and free thinking.
Based on true stories, Grinder is a film which narrates the story of a teenager who leaves his home in the suburbs and his abusive father for the promise of a modelling job in New York City.
I have been doing this, marching, since I am a kid. I used to go on my dad’s shoulders and march with him and my mum, as my sister was to small for all the crowd, was just us three.
Growing up LGBT means that one finds oneself facing similar scenarios at some point or another; however these are seldom addressed or talked about in the mainstream.
I absolutely believe being gay and Indian makes it more difficult to come out of the closet. Then again, there are communities where you could die if you are outed.
It’s that time of the year, when we start to take a long, hard look at our life through the year and think of the resolutions that we definitely won’t keep.
The following list however focuses on the Asian Queer cinema and the trajectory of movies revolving around the theme of coming out.
Evolution of queer representations in films (from the movie Fire to Kapoor And Sons) , and what does that say about what to expect in the future.
Gazing into my own eyes in the mirror, I finally said those three words I was afraid to say for such a long time.
The Gay Best Friend, now also known as the ‘GBF’, was the very popular stoic male character in the 90’s romantic comedies.
My mother took it very hard as in she did ask me a lot of questions, there was drama and when I saw Kirron Kher in the movie Dostana, without a fraction of a second I related her to my mother completely!
Bangalore Pride Month schedule is here.