The week was created with the stated purpose of "promoting increased health awareness and outcomes in the LGBT community".
What I discovered while exploring the gay community at that time was that my gay identity and South Asian identity were mutually exclusive.
One warm spring afternoon, Gaysi ended up in a room with the two phenomenal women from the movie Qissa - Tillotama Shome and Raskia Duggal.
Today you fought your last fight against a brutal disease. Given how this country and its justice system have treated you, I personally believe that you are in a better place.
Come with bagful of stories that have left you mesmerised, or better still take some home with you! *Strictly Queer Mythological Content*
This series of photographs are a part of a wider series that I have shot over a period of 4 years and which examine the various cultural arts of Maharashtra that are slowly dying.
I would like to begin this post by saying that the argument I put forth is after having watched the entire documentary made by Leslie Udwin.
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.