Category Archives: Fun Stuff

Sh*t Straight Desis Say to Queer Desis

By Shri You knew this was coming! This list is from a Gay man’s perspective. I am sure there are tons of other (ignorant) things that straight Desis say to their Queer woman friends and transgender friends. Please leave a … Continue reading

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Soundtrack of the Indian Queer Movement

Soundtrack of the Indian Queer Movement originally aired on Sunday October 9, 2011, 6-7pm EST. Hosts, Indu Vashist and Srinath Baba had special guests Ponni Arasu and Gautam Bhan in studio for commentary, history and a whole lot of laughs. … Continue reading

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This filmography is a cursory attempt to compile feature length, shorts and documentary films made about queer people in South Asia and the diaspora. If you have suggestion for more films, please add them in the comments section. Bhandarkar, Madhur, … Continue reading

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Graphic Novel: Kari by Amruta Patil

HarperCollins, 2008, isbn: 9788172237103 A beautifully nuanced exploration of a young woman’s mind and sexuality . They were inseparable – until the day they jumped. Ruth, saved by safety nets, leaves the city. Kari, saved by a sewer, crawls … Continue reading

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Living in a Brown Fam

Toronto based youtube comedian’s take on Living in a Brown Fam. Not exactly queer content but pokes fun at living the brown life abroad.

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Goodness Gracious Me: Gay Son

From the BBC’s hit show “Goodness Gracious Me”

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Queering Bollywood

Queering Bollywood is an exhibition and demonstration of a collection of queer readings in Indian cinema. It is open and collaborative in nature. The idea for doing something like this was born at the Queer film festival organized by Pedestrian … Continue reading

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