Queer love songs, to me, are especially important. There is something different about the queer experience — a sort of solidarity that comes with acceptance. After LGBTQA+ relationships being deemed lustful and threatening for so many years, it is comforting to see the rise of heart-warming queer love songs from musicians worldwide.
I still remembered the pink camisole and blue jeans she was wearing that day, and how skinny she used to be. God, we used to be so dorky.
The Indian queer is sure to find semblances of vulnerability arising out societal oppression and disgust toward queer people, making it watch-worthy.
As someone who went to a catholic school and grew up behind a toy store, I am constantly searching for ways to experience the nostalgia and warmth of Christmas without surrendering to the binary of red and green.
The diagnosis of ‘Gender Identity Disorder’ has only been renamed to ‘Gender Dysphoria’, and the criteria, in itself, still remains. Hence, it is better understood as a revision than a removal. Being trans is considered a mental illness in the DSM in any and every way that it was before.
The film manages to show a balanced view of how queer Muslim individuals navigate through the intersections of their identities.
I personally found the storyline predictable and some of the plot overdone however, there definitely is a strong emotional pull that can capture anyone’s heart.
The first time they had taken part in Pujo together, Diana had been perplexed by a thorough change in Soma’s demeanour during the festivities. The usually calm and reticent woman had transformed into a boisterous adolescent, trying everything and stopping at nothing.
All in all, Plastic Hearts is an unexpected but competent follow-up to the extraordinary She is Coming EP. With this record, Miley Cyrus proves, for the hundredth time, that when it comes to music, she knows what she is doing.
Paatal Lok explores the crime thriller genre brilliantly with its fast paced storytelling and the way it managed to sew together the loose ends with its climax, even if I say so myself. However, the show’s actual intrigue comes from its critique of the Indian polity. It attempts to comment on the prevailing caste hierarchy, Islamophobia, and transphobia in the country.
Burbidge’s personal, sexual-exploration accounts were published in an Australian magazine in 1987 without his knowledge. But, later, he took upon himself and told his story of coming to India and embracing himself as is.
Here are some of Gaysi’s picks to keep you entertained this week. Happy streaming!
LGBTQ+ characters are not Christmas ornaments that’ll get you an easy ‘woke’ pass. The main challenge before creator Mike Flanagan was to weave the romance into the horror without making it look tokenistic.
Being the first transgender person in any field is more evolutionary than it might appear on the surface. In her Playboy interview, Wendy explained what it means to be trans-sexual (to an interviewer, who, bear in mind, could very well have done their own research) and why the label ‘transgender’ is better applicable to her.
With sexting even being described as an essential skill to survive the quarantine, the Gaysi Guide to Sexting is an inclusive guide to navigating some of the major concerns that might be holding you back from admitting defeat to your quarantine imposed celibacy and sending that risque text.
Schitt’s Creek shows no compromise in representing the unconditional and wholesome love between two men. It ensures that their relationship engages with the audience in the same capacity as any other heterosexual relationship would.
From the North of India, The Daily Slow or Amrita, is a lesbian, trans and disabled bedroom producer. Her music is unique and stunning, and Contact is only the beginning.
i want the aesthetic of your femme presentation
i want your top vs. bottom
i want your queer vs. woman
Queer friendships are hard to come by in Pakistan, and the reason for that is no secret. We, Pakistani Queers, exist in secrecy entirely. We’re underground.
The plot is generic, and effectively delivers the ‘boy meets girl’ and ‘opposites attract’ tropes it promises.