In conversation with Maaria Sayed, film-maker of Chudala; Karishma Dube, film-maker of Devi; and Rajesh James, film-maker of Naked Wheels.
For those who might not be in the know, Mirza is a stand-up comic, actor and writer who has worked in the Emmy-nominated web series Her Story and has co-created popular web shows such as Kam Kardashian and Brown Girl Problems.
Coming out is a modern, specifically Western, form of social validation of your identity. It's as if, if you're not out, you're not really being your true and authentic self.
The play was runner-up at the Sultan Padamsee Playwriting Awards 2016 and is running at NCPA centre from 21st-23rd March.
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 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.
We’re here to uncover the secrets about sex and love. The most spiritual experience that most of us will have in our lifetime.
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!
Life of a cousin brother, death of a close friend and the 2013 Supreme court verdict on IPC Section 377 compelled me to create “A Straight Proposal”.
This film is not about taking revenge and the good guy winning over bad one. It’s about fighting back in a responsible manner.
Some of them were proud of me for the courage I was displaying, some cut-off all ties, some were neutral and some wanted to pray for me.
Relationships are hard work but I think if both people are committed, it’s completely worth working through some of the hard times.
Humans are one of the species that have sex not just for procreation, but pleasure as well. Why deny yourself the most beautiful feeling ever known to mankind?
DarkMatter, the amazing duo that has been creating waves around the world for their poetry is composed of trans - South Asian artists Alok Vaid-Menon and Janani Balasubramanian.
Though my father and I are extremely close and I knew my parents would accept me eventually, I didn’t want to hurt them.
I had to go through counseling and pooja’s to get rid of my Gay ‘Prem’ as they thought of it to be alien.
Dating is no longer a frowned upon thing in India. But what about gay dating?
This year on 4th of October, Humsafar Trust will present Sandip Soparrkar’s very ambitious Dance Drama entitled "Hyacinth".
Mafaka is a self-deprecating use of the Indian pidgin word for the popular expletive motherfucker.
Well, I discovered my sexuality as Gay when I was around 15 but the additional Gay was added after I attended my very first Gay Pride in 2010.