Friends & family of Gaurav Gopalan as well as politicians and LGBT community activists gathered in Dupont Circle Sunday night for a candlelight vigil in memory of Gopalan, who was killed in Columbia Heights earlier this month. Shiva Subbaraman shares her memories and pays tribute to Gaurav.
The D.C. Medical Examiner disclosed on Tuesday that gay engineer Gaurav Gopalan, who was found dead Sept. 10, was blunt force trauma to the head and that the death has been ruled a homicide.
The woman who repeatedly kicked, punched and dragged a 22-year-transgender woman across a Baltimore McDonald’s floor in April was sentenced Tuesday to five years in prison
The Humsafar Trust, presents “Ek Madhav Baug,” a Hindi play by the late celebrated playwright Chetan Datar. “Ek Madhav Baug” is a pioneering Marathi language play about homosexuality and acceptance of the gay community.
A group of LGBT Iranians have posted videos of themselves on Facebook in a campaign to highlight the discrimination against sexual minorities in Iran where homosexuals are put to death.
South Asia is not a predictable or cohesive collection of countries, especially in regards to queer people’s human rights. While India and Nepal are making strides in regards to LGBTQ human rights, there are other parts of South Asia where the threat to queer people’s danger is more blatant.
A while ago there was the gay Pakistani couple in New Zealand with family issues, but there doesn’t seem to have been too much drama going on in our world as of late. Trust that I’m pleased, but I find that hard to believe, so let me know if I’m missing any important news!
What would you do if you witnessed a parent berating their child in public for being gay?
Showcasing movies with themes of "Lesbian Acts" (Girlfriend) and "Gay Love" (Dostana) along with movies that had "Violent rape scenes", "Incest", "Mindless Violence" is not very sane!
Navin Manglani & Navin Dargani, aka “Navin & Navin” are a Manhattan couple who have been together 6 years. They got married among hundreds in New York.
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I came across an article on Gawker regarding the strange ban of queer, undocumented, and Muslim people from a garage sale …
“Ek Madhav Baug,” a Hindi play by the late celebrated playwright Chetan Datar. “Ek Madhav Baug” is a pioneering Marathi language play about homosexuality and acceptance of the gay community.
For those of you, who missed out on some great cinema during Kashish week or if you just want to catch these masterpieces one more time, Bombay Dost - Sunday Highs brings to you KASHISH 2011 Winners all through July and August!
This movie discusses the issue of the decriminalisation of homosexuality in India after the repeal of the 377 verdict through the eyes of three protagonists joining the 1 year celebration in Mumbai.
As many as nine persons including four police officials were injured and 25 were arrested on Friday in a protest against United States (US) Embassy for hosting gay and transgender’s …
July 13th Wednesday at 9:00 AM. Near Indian consulate, San Fransisco. Contact Harsha at 408-332-7468 or email@example.com for details. Please spread the word.
And now in honour of Sexy Editor's return from the sun dripped trenches of ...wherever it is that she went on holiday....We proudly present Part 2!!! Yes! Part 2 of our Coming Out Podcast!
At the start of this summer I started the final internship for my Master of Social Work program. I’m placed at the youth detention center where I anticipated the opportunity to work with minority youth, however I wasn’t sure if I was going to need to or be able to advocate for queer youth in the system.
What would you do should a co-worker pass a anti-Queer comment or slur at your workplace?
There was a time in history when they called it a mental illness that had reached epic proportions. When there were public service announcements to curb the practices of so called ‘sexual psychopaths’. If you were queer in the 1960’s you would have been strapped to a chair and shocked into re-orientation.