Check out filmmaker Jeff Roy's experiences attending and capturing the festival on film in his latest Fulbright-mtvU documentary video installment.
My question is plain and simple; how many hijras do you personally know?
In Canada a trans woman was refused to try on a bridal dress at a store because according to the owner of the store she looked like a man.
There is a fine line between humor and everything else. One may think they have said the funniest thing of the hour, without giving the slightest of thought that their …
I was counseled by Bombay Dost when I was 18. I was on the scene when there was no internet and no party scene; it was a different time then.
This year at the Indian Film Fest of LA are some wonderful LGBT selections.
I drew a simple figure, slightly more muscular than was accurate, with a stoic face and probably more hair than I can honestly claim anymore.
Transcend is dedicated to creating a space for trans*, gender nonconforming, and gender-questioning Asians and Pacific Islanders to share experiences, distribute resources, build community, and strive for mutual empowerment. With joy, magic, and passion we transform, heal, and liberate ourselves to reach our full potential.
Parenthood is hard. Even when your children are regular and very 'text-book'. It is doubly hard when your child has gender identity conflicts.
Right off the bat, the stage is set when Sherry promptly requests the judges to censor something - Sherry’s original name – Abhishek Soni. Naturally, the judges don’t oblige. Instead, rattling off Sherry’s audition form, the audience is made aware that Sherry is a pre-op male to female transsexual.
I fucked a vagina.
In a time when I believed my ideal man would be this slightly-older, well-built, multi-lingual, curry-loving, masculine gay man with loads of passion of sports, cooking, …
Dancing Queens group is looking for fresh talent which could be launched in these forthcoming shows as showstoppers.
As the host of Jai Ho!, Chicago’s queer Bollywood night, I perform as my alter-ego Lahore Vagistan, a desi drag queen trying to make it from the Chicago stage to the Mumbai screen.
“It’s hard to wake up”- the most powerful message of this movie. Tomboy follows a girl in search of her true herself.
Okay so lets face it…we are all aware that the transgender community fights a much harder battle than most of the other sexual minorities. While some countries are taking steps …
Not only does Gaysi draw the best talent from the Queer Galaxy, it also churns out incredible Alumni. But, of course, they were stellar to begin with ! Our very own Rashmi is now mere hours away from the world premiere of her debut as a filmmaker.
The most important thing to remember is that transgender people are PEOPLE first and foremost.
Chennai Dost invites you to join hands for “Stop Homophobia/Transphobia” - a Candlelight Vigil on May 17th, International Day against Homophobia/ Transphobia.
Our amazing friend Deen shared this video that he's created with us. Warning: Bring a box of tissues, because you WILL cry.
Pakistani documentary filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid of Pakistan will be screening her latest film Transgenders: Pakistan’s Open Secret, at the New York Indian Film Festival.