Chennai hosts its FIFTH annual Rainbow Pride beginning June 2013, celebrating visibility of alternate sexualities and gender identities.
Congratulations! We read your letter to Angelina Jolie in the Times of India.
Chennai Dost along with Alliance Francaise of Madras is organizing an LGBT Film Festival named Chennai Rainbow Film Festival.
Art is a strong medium that can be used to stand against societal wrong doings- to fight.
Check out filmmaker Jeff Roy's experiences attending and capturing the festival on film in his latest Fulbright-mtvU documentary video installment.
Support KASHISH 2013 and help the festival continue its commitment to mainstream queer issues through cinema. As a partner you reach out to queer and mainstream audiences.
Sonal Giani, an advocacy officer with the Humsafar Trust, and Upasana Naithani, a marketing professional, were friends before they started dating.
Right off the bat, the stage is set when Sherry promptly requests the judges to censor something - Sherry’s original name – Abhishek Soni. Naturally, the judges don’t oblige. Instead, rattling off Sherry’s audition form, the audience is made aware that Sherry is a pre-op male to female transsexual.
The queer virtual space is now filled with anti-Jodie garbage post her Golden Globe speech. And you know what? Such extreme reactions are not surprising at all.
Over the past 4 days, we have received 35 entries. We know everyone waits for the deadline, so this is a gentle reminder that TODAY IS THE LAST DAY.
I'd heard there was a gay pride event going on and was impressed that it was happening in a country that has become known as 'the world's worst place to be gay.'
Not only does Gaysi draw the best talent from the Queer Galaxy, it also churns out incredible Alumni. But, of course, they were stellar to begin with ! Our very own Rashmi is now mere hours away from the world premiere of her debut as a filmmaker.
Naidunia (Indore Edition) on Sunday published a news report on two girls who ran away from home to another city because they wished to live together as a couple.
This is the sequel to our never-before-seen production that gives deep insight into the workings of a lesbian mind. Read part 1 here for context.
Recently, we were contacted by someone from a Men's Magazine that shall not be named but I can tell you that their name begins with an 'F', ends with an 'M' and has a middle initial of 'H'. We were asked if Gaysi would be willing to answer a 'witty questionnaire on lesbian sex'. Witty? Warning bells! But you know how we have a penchany for attracting these sorts.
Among the crowd of 400 odd diwali issues that flood the market every year covering diverse topics, is ‘Purushspandana’, brought out by Men Against Violence and Abuse (MAVA), which has …
Broom and MJ found that among the desi lesbian community, there was need for a space where they could ‘come out’, even if it meant only to themselves.
I got word on Facebook about a new TV show, DeSiCiTi, via Brown Girl Magazine and Good Indian Girl.
DeSiCiTi is allegedly a desified version of Sex and the …
So this fabulous Sunday morning while we were prepping ourselves for another Gaysi Podcast, I noticed some kind of chaos on multiple community pages on Facebook. A deeper look and this story unfolded- Mumbai city. Queer Party. Rented Bungalow in the suburbs. Police raid. 133 men detained. Media exposé. A case of “indecent behavior” filed.
For the first time in India, a court of law will decide whether a same-sex union is valid under the Hindu Marriage Act of 1955.