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A Case Against First Dates

By: Tape and Nails One of the main incentives for coming out for me (I know this makes me sound extremely sex-crazed and superficial, both of which I suspect I might be) was the ability to get laid. Being in … Continue reading

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TRIKONE NOW AWAITS SUPREME COURT’S DECISION ON PROP 8 AND DOMA

The journey for marriage equality continues. The Supreme Court of the United States of America (SCOTUS) agreed to hear oral arguments on the Proposition 8 and DOMA case on the merits. Trikone now patiently waits until SCOTUS hears oral arguments … Continue reading

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Trikone (San Francisco) reaches The White House

-Harsha Mallajosyula Advocacy Director/Trikone On July 19th, 2012 Trikone members Harsha Mallajosyula, Madhuri ANji, Monica Davis and Poonam Kapoor presented our history quilt to White House LGBT Liason Gautam Raghavan. The quilt was signed by Trikone members in San Francisco … Continue reading

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I Hold the Key to the Dreams Congress Locked Away (non-fiction narrative)

– By Bupendra Ram (Ethnically Indian, Bupendra Ram was born in Fiji and came to the United States at two-years of age. Six months later, he became undocumented. At the age of 23, he became Undocumented and Unafraid. His mission … Continue reading

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Without any window – Series of interviews with the gay community in Bangladesh

Tanvir Alim/Bangladesh A picture is worth thousand words, especially when freedom of expression is curbed due to fear and stigma. The queer community in Bangladesh is mostly underground. A culture of collective denial (of the existence of queer community in … Continue reading

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Protect your love – Safe sex campaign by ASAAP

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Chennai Pride 2012 is here!

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

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