In the final part, L.Ramakrishnan shares his queer experiences spanning continents, communities, and two decades culminating in the first ever pride march in his hometown Chennai.
I had the opportunity to volunteer at the QWOCMAP’s 7th Film festival this past weekend. A festival that welcomes filmmakers to talk about queer love, life, romance, sex, relationships, and …
In Part 3, Aniruddhan talks about his friend & straight ally, Kaavya talks about the Tamil media and Taejha shares his memorable moment from "Nirangal", the Queer performance festival of Chennai.
Thanks to TG activist Kalki Subramaniam, our own Rashmi joins Chennai Pride 2011's "Bold and the Beautiful" event. Tamil version of Rashmi's piece "I" will be a guest entry in this film screening event.
SALGA NYC has been chosen to be the Grand Marshals of Queens Pride Parade. This means we will be marching at the head of the parade in Jackson Heights! We’ll have a dhol player banging out Desi beats while we march down 37th Avenue!
Chennai's LGBT community members and allies share some memorable moments from previous pride celebrations, as they celebrate their third annual rainbow pride, this month.
Kick off Pride month with SALGA's Dance Team's kick-ass Bollywood dance party fundraiser extravaganza.
Chennai Pride 2011 has started in full swing. This Friday, May 27th at 4 PM, Chennai Rainbow Coalition is conducting a pre-pride workshop on how to face the media.
Chennai Pride 2011 is here! Pride march is tentatively scheduled on 26, June 2011. You can join the pride planning meeting and be part of this exciting event.
QAM 2011 Flag of speech by Sonal Giani. The same has been translated from Hindi to English by Gaysi reader, Anwesha.
January 29th, 2011 was an incredible day on several accounts. (Many of which are not PG-13, so let’s skip those parts.) It was the day of the much-awaited (read: 18 months) Queer Azaadi March – my first ever out and proud march on the streets of Mumbai.
I think every straight girl should have atleast one Lesbian friend. Why?
Come 28th January 2011 the stars in the sky above the amphitheater at the famous Carter Road, Bandra will have to shine harder to been seen, cos here come the Dancing Queens!
Marriage is deeply engrained in Indian culture. Single people are looked at with suspicion or pity. Even strangers feel able to ask you casually if you are married, and feel sorry for you if you say you are not. When most gays and lesbian children come out to their families, the one biggest fear that their parents have is how will they manage without a long term partner.
Listen to Mumbai's best Queers and Queer supporter bands playing for QUeer Azaadi Mumbai's Pride week this January.
Thank you all for participating in the T-Shirt slogan contest! We got a lot of great slogans both here, as comment, and on Twitter. They ranged from witty to profound to defiant and silly.
Ek Madhavbaug & Dancing Queens will be performed on 26th January 2011 as part of QAM Pride Week Celebrations and Fund raiser.
The eighteen stories in this collection are prize winners in their own way. Each story deals with relationships – love, confusion, contentment, desire, fear, hurt, happiness, bitterness, victory, or loss – in a slightly different context. Natarajan highlights different aspects of gay life, and shows how these men yearn for the same things everybody yearns for – acceptance and a fulfilling life.
Be it lucky draw for prizes, fancy outfit auction or Improv Comedy Theatre workshop, Hair and Make up workshop or learning to dance Jazz , it’s all under one roof. If you are in no mood to be participative, you can get clicked by our photographer with funky Rainbow props, do a tarot card reading or buy a variety of Queer Books, chic clothes and funky jewellery (credit card facilities available).