A short email interview with Vinay Chandran, festival director of the recently concluded Bangalore Queer Film Festival (BQFF).
Before I provide you with a list of things you could take into account while responding to a gay proposal, it is most imperative that you listen to a story first.
A bunch of us were drinking at the Dhaba near college. It was a girls’ night out.
Reserved seating only for all events. Email ‘Qfest@queer-ink.com’ with event name - we will send you confirmation of number of seats you requested, per event.
Qissa, a masterful indictment of patriarchy, plays with complex notions of displacement and loss of identity.
How I longed to have the guts to ask her for her number. But all I manage to say is, “I’ll see you around sometime”.
This short video features interviews with a few members of the Bangalore-based queer dance group, The Pink Divas, as well as footage from rehearsals and performances.
BQFF is an annual event that carefully selects queer films from all over the world and brings them to an ever-growing Bangalore audience.
A single’s guide to Valentines Day It’s that time of the year again where roses, red hearts and squishy stuff toys take over everything.
I love my intuitions, love impulsions, and also thrive on it. I owe the most beautiful experiences of my life to my emotional self.
Unseen forces behind Mumbai Queer Pride.
I wonder if I will ever wear beautiful dress or suit,
I wonder if my family will ever be there,
I wonder if their eyes would be filled with love or disappointment,
I wonder, if I ever say 'I do' will anyone be there?
Five years of denial. Five years of confusion. Five years of analysing my feelings and myself to death.
Nil Nirjane (or Vacation Blues) is set in a resort on the outskirts of Kolkata. Six individuals – Aman and Jaya (a couple), Mou and her father and Reshmi and her mother are vacationing in the resort.
They call India a democracy – where the men in power are ‘representatives’ of the society, where people can speak their minds, where people are ‘free’ – to do what they like, when they like it.
We’ve all experienced it. Irrespective of our orientation, whether Straight, bi, gay or queer. It hurts every time.
Aabha is really tensed to ring the bell at her own home. She has been standing in front of her door from past half an hour, mustering courage to face whatever happens, when that door is opened.
My baby boy is 3! It seems like yesterday, when we brought him home from the hospital.
Sexual orientation is a natural thing, homosexuality is as natural as heterosexuality. This choice is a personal preference and not any body’s business.
Premieres on January 23rd, 2015
LGBTQS Productions Presents Dirty Talk: Season 8