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- A Rain of Flower: Poet Yoon Hyun SeokYook Woo Dang is perhaps second of the two most well-known gay poets of South Korea, the other being Gi Hyeong Do. Unlike Gi Hyeong Do, whose poetry mostly revolved around love, Yook Woo Dang' s poetry seems to be all-encompassing. He speaks about love but also about the repressive structures society produces through the institutions of family, schools, […]
- A Rain of Flower: Poet Yoon Hyun Seok
- The Perils and Politics of Gay PrideBy Udayan Dhar Perhaps the Ongoing Controversy over Pune Pride March Hints at a Maturing LGBT Movement in India June is LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender) Pride month globally and the last decade... The post The Perils and Politics of Gay Pride appeared first on Pink Pages.
- The Perils and Politics of Gay Pride
- 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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Author Archives: globalqueerdesi
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
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
-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
– 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
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
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