After the monsoon flood of 2005 that submerged Bombay, the filmmaker returns to her city to examine the personal impact of the devastating event.
The battle that you seem to have is between two parts of your ‘self’, your old You (Desi-you) and your new You (Gay-you).
On Monday, Bombay HC allowed young Bidhan Barua to undergo sex reassignment surgery, stating that there is no law that prevents an individual from doing so.
Armed with our Lonely planet, we set off on Saturday afternoon. Motorway driving is incredible fun especially when you are cruising at ‘ridiculous miles an hour’ blaring camp Bollywood classics.
I have been asking myself this question for months after 2011s pride. Am I proud enough to celebrate MY PRIDE?
What do I do when an attractive young man sits across me with his legs spread so wide that his thighs and organ strain against the fabric of his jeans? …
Parents/Family are an important part of the South Asian heritage and culture. As the South Asian Queer community, how do we continue to be mindful and respectful of our families and parents while maintaining our queer identities?
I looked at my mother, glittering in the smooth sunlight on Michigan Avenue, she was dripping in an excess of diamonds.
I live with my husband J. Well, civil partner. Whatever... it depends on how politically correct you want to be about it. But either way its all legal!
Raise your glasses to the most important wedding of the year. On the 19th of May, current speaker of the New York City Council will walk down the aisle …
Have I mentioned I love movie trailers? I absolutely louuuuvvvv trailers. When I was younger, I wanted to grow up and become a movie-trailer maker.
I often found myself on my couch staring at the ceiling wondering, “How do I stop thinking about my ex-girlfriend?” Dammit! I had to THINK about how NOT to think!
We learned to communicate and not be afraid of difficult topics. Even though we have our fights and disagreements, our lives fit seamlessly together.
A conversation on the changing visual landscape of intimacies and desire in Indian Cinema, image & contemporary art.
Because this lovely lady asked for our opinion on one of her reader’s plight, and the generous soul that I am who believes in parting with information even when …
Set in contemporary Iran, A Separation is a compelling drama about the dissolution of a marriage. Simin wants to leave Iran with her husband Nader and daughter Termeh. Simin sues for divorce when Nader refuses to leave behind his Alzheimer-suffering father. Her request having failed, Simin returns to her parents' home, but Termeh decides to stay with Nader.
This event is a discussion group among family members, friends and allies of LGBTQ South Asians. Through dialogue and stories from parents, siblings, LGBT members and allies, this space will create a powerful opening towards greater acceptance and understanding, and unconditional love for LGBTQ members within the South Asian community at-large. Please join us for this pioneering event.
In the past 4 months, I’ve been to three weddings. Each one of them unfailingly sent me spiralling into a personal crisis of sorts and left me on the verge of completely breaking down. In spite of being amongst hundreds of people, I’ve never felt this left out and so very alone. And each time, I was filled with this sadness and utter dejection because the potential of being rejected by everyone close to me became very real very quickly.
“I want to know what it’s like to be normal” are the opening words of this gripping video. Made by MoveOn.org, an organization that aims to be the political voice of everyday Americans