At a film festival, watching their own or similar lives mirrored in stories around the world can be very empowering.
Founded in 2010, Yaariyan is among the first platforms for LGBTQ youth in Mumbai and is an active part of the collective that organizes Mumbai Pride.
To speak a little more on the same, and other pride events organized by Bhopal Pride Team - we did a quick chat with Shubham SInghai & Disha Malviya.
The following are a few movies made in India and abroad to aid children and young adults on that journey of self-acceptance, coming out and feeling at ease with their identity.
It's one thing to make a law, and quite another to change people's opinions.
The boldly performed scene might have raised many eyebrows but it looks like the audience has enjoyed this honest, bare attempt by these two actresses.
This is our top, but by no means exhaustive, girl-on-girl myth busting guide.
This is an ode to that person who taught me how to dance like no one is watching.
Terrified of her husband, she decided to bring up the girl as a boy and named them Iphis.
The couple disclosed in the police station that they love each other and have desire to live together.
Jess thought she would die if Kay touched her right then. She could already feel the heat seeping through the fabric of her panty.
According to a 2014 report by GLADD, gay men make up 46% of the LGBT representation in the media, while the percentage of lesbian characters sits at 30%. Those few characters that do make it to the big screen are heavily defined by stereotypes.
At thirty, I realise that these borrowed worlds not only helped me through some of my toughest times as a teen, but also influenced me as a feminist, queer creator years later.
She wears the Plaid, the converse, the vans, the snapback and the suit, and man, she wears them like James Bond wears his, with disdain.
Lesbian Visibility Day. A day where freedom of expression collides with the celebration of life and lesbian culture.
We at Gaysi decided to celebrate Lesbian Visibility Day (26th April) over the next two weeks and publish honest, fun and relevant articles on the said subject.
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When it comes to studying his possible queer nature, we have numerous paintings, where his female subjects, often nude, are lying down together, in each other’s arms.
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.
Over the years, creative heads have been trying to be more inclusive with their works. Artists have started coming out in the open, or have begun writing in or creating important characters that belong to the community.