Geographic Specific Resources
- 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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Category Archives: Film
As part of Chennai Queer Film Festival June 15-17 2012, local collectives Chennai Dost and Orinam are conducting a photography and art exhibition in partnership with Goethe Institute/ Max Mueller Bhavan.
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
Ifti Nasim. Ifti Nasim is an Islamic poet, writer and activist. He was born in Pakistan, but now resides in Chicago where he hosts a radio program and is involved in the LGBT community. He effortlessly becomes the main attraction … Continue reading
View this movie at cultureunplugged.com Film by Sushmit Ghosh Flying Inside My Body explores how the form of the body can become a powerful physical language to express dissent over societal norms and conventions. The film is a journey with … Continue reading
British filmmaker Pratibha Parmar has spent more than 20 years behind the camera bringing fresh perspectives to stories of women, minorities and social issues. Her films are marked by political complexity and visual richness, taking up the themes of women’s … Continue reading
Cutting across class, gender, language and caste, the film tells the stories of gay/bisexual/lesbian persons living in Bangalore. Its aims to mobilize debate and generate support from within and outside the sexual minority communities. Director: T. Jayashree View this movie … Continue reading
From: http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/indiv/southasia/cuvl/glb.html Ackerley, J. R. Hindoo Holiday: An Indian Journal. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1990. British gay author’s account of his life as secretary and confidant to an Indian maharajah. (First published in 1932.) Ali, Agha Shahid. A Nostalgist’s … Continue reading