After 800 years of ignoring who I really was, watching everyone in my clan get paired up with their significant other, and somehow, not fitting in no matter how much I tried was like living queer puberty on loop for centuries.
And I am sure, every lesbian who reads this post can right now be sighing in frustration; frustration which frankly nobody else is going to empathize with.
This is a 2016 German coming of age drama that focuses on the trials and tribulations of young love, friendship, jealousy, and family.
The media coverage of this incident has been cruel, to say the least, towards the queer community.
Here are six Golden Gate City events you won't want to miss this year.
This film doesn’t smack you over the head with its queerness; it’s not a Public Service Announcement for Gay Rights.
I could feel her hands on the small of my back, longing to feel the rest of me, but hesitant.
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.