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.
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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.
America has yet again taken a step in the right direction by protecting the transgender community under the new anti-discrimination law.
My first girlfriend outed me when we were 13. I told her that I loved her. She asked me what I meant by that - whether I loved her in the same way a guy loves a girl.
Visiting India on her Dragged Around the World tour all the way from the United Kingdom, Uma Gawd is a popular drag artist and a chanteuse.
This week's Sunday Guardian carries an interesting story on the unsafe cities of Delhi, in which two reporters roam the streets after dark. They mostly encounter prostitutes and a steady throng of haggling customers.
QA Active hosts a discussion and a movie about Transgender Sensitization
Why is it okay to show Hijra as scheming but not violent? Firstly, the movie did not spend enough time on the character development of the Hijras. As I saw it, they were shown as supportive of Vijay and loyal and fierce. They rise up in arms against a mob of cruel men that have thronged to witness and participate in the auction of a girl. What's wrong with that?