Category Archives: Diaspora

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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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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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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President Obama comes out in support of marriage equality

May 9th, 2012 PRESS RELEASE Trikone For immediate release TRIKONE APPLAUDS PRESIDENT OBAMA’S SUPPORT FOR SAME-SEX MARRIAGE

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Chris Cuomo’s Dharun Ravi interview round up

By Shri Dharun Ravi’s legal team is on a mission! After the 15 count guilty verdict and an imminent threat of imprisonment and possible deportation, they want to sway public opinion in his favor and influence his sentencing. What other way … Continue reading

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Cautiously Optimistic – A 377 review

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 The Indian Penal Code has undergone little change since independence as a result most laws echo outdated colonial prejudices.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

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