Geographic Specific Resources
- Poem: You And IA place Let’s meet at a place Where none of us belong Space, which we can Claim as our own A patch of land where you are no longer Just present in my memories Rather you become my reality Let’s meet at a place Where the wind that blows around us Will no longer be an echo Of the screams unheard Instead; it will cradle our whispers And leave its traces When we […]
- Poem: You And I
- 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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Category Archives: Diaspora
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
– 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
May 9th, 2012 PRESS RELEASE Trikone For immediate release TRIKONE APPLAUDS PRESIDENT OBAMA’S SUPPORT FOR SAME-SEX MARRIAGE
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
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