Tag: lgbtq

Why Camp is the LGBTQIA Read You Need To Pick Up Right Now

"Safer and happier don't always go hand in hand. It's a choice that a lot of us have to make." // L.C.Rosen LGBTQIA literature has come a long way from James Baldwin and...

Decoding Our Dress Codes: Why They Are Problematic

Strict dress codes and uniforms are something that almost every Indian student has experienced in their school time. Every morning after the assembly, teachers and prefects stood at every nook and corner...

#CelebratingPride : Section 377 and The Struggle Behind

As June is being celebrated as the pride month worldwide, there is no good a time to look back at the LGBTQ movement in India and what all it took to witness...

Movie Review : Portrait of a Lady on Fire

Famous Spanish Painter Pablo Picasso once said; "We all know that Art is not the truth. Art is a lie that makes us realise the truth". Writer-Director Céline Sciamma’s 2019 film 'Portrait...

#CelebratingPride : History of Pride Parades in India

The history of June being celebrated as the Pride month dates back to 28th June, 1969, when police raided the Stonewall Inn, a gay club near Manhattan NYC which resulted in more...

Deepa Mehta’s Fire (1996) : A Movie on Same Sex Desires,Much Ahead of Its Time

Bold and ahead of its time romantic drama burns Dominant ideologies around same-sex desires with subtle references to mythology  Yesterday, I revisited the 1996 Deepa Mehta film "Fire" starring Nandita Das and Shabana...

#CelebratingPride – Movies Based on LGBTQ Theme

Motion pictures are often held responsible for either exaggerating or underplaying the description of the LGBTQIA+  people. For the longest time they have been blamed for misinforming the society about the needs,...

#CelebratingPride : Seven Indian LGBTQIA+ Organisations Working For The Community

Rainbow colors, vibrant flash mobs, zealous parades and happy smiles. Pride Month is all about celebrating love. June is celebrated as Pride Month to every year in the honor of stonewall riots...
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‘September Love’ by Lang Leav is a tender caress on a cold winter bed

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