It has been five years since Kalyan entered the music scene and he has definitely made his own mark. Even a half-hearted attempt to listen to his work will make one thing clear-- he is not afraid to chart his own path.
The curtains shut, and the door locked; he and I would spend hours kissing, holding, bending and folding into each other making up for the time at college where we only got to exchange glances in class
This show could have done miles better, but instead it has turned into a shallow South Bombay bourgeoisie alcohol fest with an equally horrific first world and misplaced idea of feminism and sexual liberation.
She touches you
and it feels like
the comfort of raindrops
singing on a sweltering night
mine felt like the ember of broken dreams.
This year Awadh Queer Pride plans to organise 'Awadh Queer Pride 2019' on 10th February 2019. Coupled with this there will be several other events such as - Queer Evening, Film Screening, Play based on queer theme, sensitisation programmes with the police, universities and colleges, and the media.
It is a new year, which means a fresh new Pride month is just around the corner and so if you are thinking of some great gifts for your friends, this little list I have curated for you won’t fail.
Classrooms are supposed to be safe spaces that allow everyone to learn, socialize and innovate. Let me tell you that none of that applies to most classrooms.
Here are accounts of body shaming faced by queer desis in different walks of their lives with different people- some close, some not very close.
Gaysi Family presents 2x2 Bar Nights: Pride Edition – the one where we let the world know how we can fight hard and party harder.
the boy next to him sighs, and buries his face in his shoulder. it is instantly warmer.
Under tremendous pressure to find a suitable partner for myself, I finally took the plunge and created my profile on a popular gay dating app.
The first Academy Award campaigns for openly transgender actresses supported by a film producer were launched for Rodriguez and Taylor and were supported by prominent transgender celebrities like Laverne Cox.
I placed the tray on the table between our chairs and handed Ma her cup. Her first sip was chased by a grunt. “There is ginger in this. I didn’t say I wanted ginger.” My mother never wanted ginger in her tea. My mother also never liked tea without ginger.
This series narrates the story of a person born as a cis-male, identifying himself as female in his alone time.
When you - a straight person - visit a therapist, they won’t assume that all your problems stem from your sexuality. They are not going to confront you saying that “That bi thing you’re doing” is wrong and that you should stop being bi.
The year has not been completely bereft of its share of homophobia as well. From a Kolkata girls’ school accusing ten of its students of ‘indulging in lesbianism’, to Kamaal R Khan making homophobic and transphobic comments on his Youtube channel, to the death of Sridevi, a desi queer icon for most of us Bollywood loving gaysis, 2018 has not been an year of complete euphoria.