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- Film Review : The Parade[Editor's Note : The Parade was screened at the on-going Kashish Queer Film Festival in Mumbai] The Parade is based on the story of Belgrade’s first successful Pride Parade in 2010, where 1000 men & women needed 5000 police to protect them from attacks by the neo-Nazis and other hooligans. The only difference between the successful march of 2010 and […]
- Film Review : The Parade
- French President Francois Hollande Signs Gay Marriage Law18 May, Paris By Andrew Roberts, Bloomberg News French President Francois Hollande today signed a law authorizing gay marriage and adoption by same-sex couples, his office said. The law “will provide new rights for some without taking away any from others,” Hollande said in a video message posted yesterday on …The post French President Francois Hollande Sign […]
- French President Francois Hollande Signs Gay Marriage Law
- Gay Gandhi? HardlyLast year I attended a short orientation to prepare me for work in rural India. Facing a year in the closet, I asked what I could expect from men in my community in rural Rajasthan: "You might see some men holding hands like homosexuals in the west."As a westerner I may have jumped to conclusions about two men holding hands. Certainly in London, yo […]
- Gay Gandhi? Hardly
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Category Archives: India
Can love be shackled? – Thiruvalluvar (2nd century Tamil poet and philosopher) Chennai hosts its fourth annual Rainbow Pride in June 2012, a month celebrating visibility of alternate sexualities and gender identities. In India, the first Rainbow Pride March took … Continue reading
As part of Chennai Queer Film Festival June 15-17 2012, local collectives Chennai Dost and Orinam are conducting a photography and art exhibition in partnership with Goethe Institute/ Max Mueller Bhavan.
By Shweta Kumar India has been exceptionally slow to reform its criminal justice system. The Indian Penal Code has undergone little change since independence as a result most laws echo outdated colonial prejudices. One such example is the Section 377, … Continue reading
Sankranti, Lohri or Pongal- one festival that is celebrated all over India with many names and several connotation and denotations attached to it. The festival could represent the blending of old and new events through the colours of rangoli, letting … Continue reading
By Sandip Roy Sometimes you just have to give credit where credit is due. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton could have given some boiler plate remarks about the importance of human rights on International Human Rights Day in Geneva. She … Continue reading