The Acceptance Meet is an annual event that brings together Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ), their family (close and extended), colleagues, friends and supporting allies.
Do bios make the person or does the person make the bio?
Here are 6 stories from the countless rainbows in the country - on who they are, what being queer means and what the world is to them.
Their infant daughter, the doctor had said, had XY chromosomes. Male chromosomes.
The mornings of Mumbai winters aren't particularly chilly but that day I felt chills run down my body and it sort of made me shiver but then again.
I’m ready, but now she’s asking me to share this in a voiced answer, in a way that is so complete, it terrifies me.
Gaysi collected stories of a few queer folx talking about the best parts of their lives and here’s a cute little compilation!
Disobedience could very well have been sensationalist in its storytelling, as it is the tale of a rekindled illicit affair between two women.
Glass blue eyes
He had the warmest smile,
I adored his mind
Sensitive, unlike mine.
This (mis)representation of bisexuality as a sexuality in the “middle” of homosexuality and heterosexuality is the exact line that Medha Patel follows.
I whirled around to see Aaliya standing at the door, her long hair tied into a messy bun. She was holding a pile of books.
Netflix’s Lust Stories is a compilation of four short films, each of which dive into different kinds of modern relationships that make you think.
As flyers and posters flood the streets of New York City, I think to myself: what if I do this? What if, for one day, my queerness, my transness, my identity was out in the streets?
Alex Truelove (yes, that's his real name, haha, look how post-hipster we are) is a sweet, nerdy boy reclaiming those hitherto derogatory labels.
At the age of 18, I was in a railway station when I saw her
In a sari, decked up.
With flowers in her hair and I felt something.
Attraction? Nothing mild about it.
Coming out to myself has made it less surreal and more tangible and since then I have been subtly coming out to few trusted friends here and there. Some were shocked, some were neutral and some came out as bisexual and asexual themselves.
Our understanding of gender and sexuality is built upon growing up in a family and watching other families around us
KA Bodyscapes, the queer-themed Malayalam feature by Jayan K. Cherian, has similarly battled the Censor Board for over a year and half until it finally received an adult certification in 2018.
Like most women, my sexuality is somewhat fluid and my identity has changed over the years: as a teenager and early on in my transition I defined myself as bisexual, then as a lesbian.
I wonder if the woman being spoken of understands the events transpiring around her. If she advanced towards an unwelcoming audience or if she has fallen prey to the many stereotypes surrounding us.