The 9th edition of the Bangalore Queer Film Festival (BQFF), that spanned from 9th March to 11th March, screened a staggering 89 films from over 30 countries.
Here is a narrative from Hindu mythology that explores the spectrum of gender and transcending across the binaries that exist.
Papa, I have not been an ideal child. We have fought plenty over the choices I have made in life.
Searching about a public place, known by word of mouth, in pursuit of a partner for sex, and the good and bad that follows, are the lived experiences of nearly every gay man in India- married, closeted, young and hopeful.
I remember watching the L word in the early years of college when I didn’t move with the feminist agency I do now. As a younger more impressionable queer woman, the highbrow posh characters of the show sunk their teeth in fast and I was hooked. But something seemed off.
And then, I saw her for the first time…On a railway station in the midnight, her heading off to marry her love; I knew we were in it together for the long haul.
I wonder how you feel right now,
In the arms of another comfort,
In tandem, resonant.
Divya and the woman make eye contact. The woman ends her set, and the nagaadas start playing. Divya finds herself following the woman through the dancing crowd, as though in a trance.
Parents and their need to embarrass their kids! But I guess I can’t complain. I got myself the nicer half of the deal; at least they’re accepting.
Here's a Valentine's themed article where we are going to talk about the different flavors of polyamory and 7 examples of what they could look like.
I feel stuck in my skin
This isn't who I am,
And will they ever believe that I'm a woman?
If I'm born a man.
On Mahashivratri, let's celebrate one of Shiva's greatest love - that for goddess Kali!
Everyone around me seemed elated, not a single care in the world, and a fire in their eyes, a storm brewing.
Bisexuality is defined as experiencing sexual attraction to two or more genders. Pansexuality, on the other hand, is an attraction to all genders.
In her eyes you see her story unfold,
With her eyes she stares right into your soul.
One look at Neha and Karan is besotted. Neha smiles but doesn’t look too happy. Karan flips through the book, reads the note and looks surprised.
The next Awadh Pride march will be held on 11th February, 2018. This will be my first pride and I hope to make it an unforgettable experience.
Out director and LGBT rights activist Kwang-soo’s debut feature film "Two Weddings and a Funeral" is a South Korean romantic comedy film.
I want to be swept off my feet. I want to fall hook, line and sinker. I want to marry someone, because I want to and not because I am on a deadline.
What I also discovered was that unless you wanted to be the guest, threesomes weren’t something to rush into.