A queer cultural festival you don't wanna miss! The event is being held in association with OpenSpace India's Queer Film Festival 2010. Email: QFest.Pune2010@gmail.com
Now in its fourth year, The Nigah QueerFest ‘10 is Delhi’s annual celebration of queerness. The festival this year brings back the curated film festival and our popular performance component along with a visual arts exhibition, workshops, and more.
As was mentioned in the Pride schedule, last Monday was the first meeting of family and friends of LGBT people in Bangalore. It was moderated by Vinay and organised by Docsid, and we are all excited at the response at the meeting. The discussion was honest and far-ranging, and the end, the participants decided to continue these meetings and also act as a support group for other parents. Vinay and Docsid did a marvellous job in pulling this off! Below is the report - it is rather long, but worth reading in full.
Lavender Nights III asks you to show your colors and express yourself for Bangalore Pride Week 2010
On 28th of November 2010, we are having our third queer pride march in Delhi. The march will start from Barakhamba at 3 pm and would end up at Jantar mantar at around 5.30 pm. We request you to come and speak, sing, read the judgement and anything that you want to do on this occasion. But please do give us your names and also what do you want to do.
Bengaluru Pride has started ! There are many diverse events - panel discussions, poetry, stories, art, photos, theatre, films, books, a mela and of course, the Pride March. We invite all of you and your friends to come and participate.
Delhi Queer Pride March will be held on November 28th this year.
To support the cause and show the spirit, Delhi Queer Pride Committee invites for a Fundraiser party. Your presence is your support. Lets spread the word.
Bengaluru will celebrate its third Bengaluru Pride and Karnataka Queer Habba in November this year. The Queer Habba events will be organised during the latter half of November and will culminate with the Pride March itself on Nov 28th (coincident with the Delhi Pride March). These events are being organised by CSMR (Campaign for Sexuality Minorities Rights), a collective of LGBTQ and allied groups in Bangalore.
With almost 5 months to go for Pride March on 30th Jan, 2011 the Queer Azaadi Mumbai (QAM) committee has called for a meeting with all organizations, individuals and fellow queer friends concerned.
The city of Kovai celebrates it's very first month long Pride Festival, concluding with a Pride March on the 27th.
Cutting to the scene at Azad Maidan, honestly can’t say much...on second thoughts might as well get one of the journos covering the event to write this damn post ...since they were the ones hogging the attention of those in-charge and the most sought after.
If there is one constitutional tenet that can be said to be underlying theme of the Indian Constitution, it is that of 'inclusiveness'. The inclusiveness that Indian society traditionally displayed, literally in every aspect of life, is manifest in recognising a role in society for everyone. Those perceived by the majority as “deviants' or 'different' are not on that score excluded or ostracised.
Looks like the folks behind the Chennai Rainbow Pride celebrations will not be limiting themselves to just one city. Yup you heard it right, they have bigger…much bigger plans.
This year Pride Committees across the country have decided to postpone Pride Marches in their respective cities, blaming the bad bad summer heat *go figure* with the exception of Chennai and Kerala. On the other hand Mumbai, Delhi & Bangalore will be celebrating the 1st Anniversary of the ground breaking Naaz Verdict decriminalizing IPC 377 by the Delhi High Court.
Queer Azadi Mumbai invites you to join in the Naaz judgment celebrations.
Delhi Pride Committee invites all to join in celebrating the efforts of countless queer individuals, activists, lawyers and supporters from every walk of life, who led the Naz victory for the dignity and rights of LGBTIQ people.
While the final floor plan is yet to be chalked out, it gives me immense pleasure to inform you folks that Kerala (yup God’s own country) is having its very first Pride celebrations this year.
... Jane Doe!
The winning slogan is: "Each of us is different, but all of us are EQUAL".
The slogan that was runner up was: "Freedom means loving whoever you like.", by IdeaSmith.
Bangalore’s Queer Groups have decided to celebrate 1st anniversary of the historic Naz Foundation decision decriminalizing IPC 377. In glorified words; mating between two consenting adults of same sex is no longer a criminal offence in India
The sexy Pride Month is here and the celebrations have begun! Chennai is rocking this month with various events and contests to celebrate the visibility of alternate sexualities and gender identities.