Through the zine, which features more than 15 inspiring, empowering, and fascinating stories brilliantly depicted with a smattering of quirk, we hope to spark a conversation or two and possibly introduce some unorthodox role models, increasing the visibility of queer characters among popular tales that we hear ever so often.
Filled with lots of sass and being badass,
laugh along with this queen
as he swipes and swipes.
The magic in community is in it's spell of gluing people who may have never met and who may never meet.
As a fifteen-year-old, I always had doubts about my sexuality; something about my girlfriends never felt right.
Jo and T met on Tinder, and the rest went down in Instagram posts.
‘Desi Drag King Project’ is a collaborative project aimed at breaking gender stereotypes and empowering women.
Vikram's collection of poetry is a beautiful intersection of his spiritual, queer, cosmopolitan, and hyphenated identity.
Does all the calculation and advice get Maya a conversation with Rae?
Manaveeyam Queer Fest was also laced an exhilarating a well-executed fashion show for trans men who displayed some top-notch costumes.
The Acceptance Meet is an annual event that brings together Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ), their family (close and extended), colleagues, friends and supporting allies.
Both popular and not so popular in Indian Mythology, The Bhagavata is the story of Krishna, known as Shyam to those who find beauty, wisdom and love in his dark complexion.
Do bios make the person or does the person make the bio?
Here are 6 stories from the countless rainbows in the country - on who they are, what being queer means and what the world is to them.
Their infant daughter, the doctor had said, had XY chromosomes. Male chromosomes.
Sathrangi is a trans-feminine Indian livelihood venture that aims to create employment opportunities for transgender and queer people with a vision to create a inclusive society, "a society for all".
Gaysi Family is thrilled to invite you to Zine Bazaar 2018: Bombay Edition on the 1st and 2nd of September 2018 at G5A Foundation, Mahalaxmi!
Tell us more on gaysifmaily[at]gmail[dot]com or comment below and your story could be featured on GAYSI.
The mornings of Mumbai winters aren't particularly chilly but that day I felt chills run down my body and it sort of made me shiver but then again.
Muttering under my breath, and ignoring a steadily mounting headache, I carefully slipped on my gown. The bell was still buzzing, and it had been a straight ten minutes!
This collection of short stories is a view into the lives of middle-class gay men in rural and urban India. The stories are doused in pain, guilt, humiliation, confusion, disappointment, heartbreak, lust, self-realisation, and acceptance.