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: India
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
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.
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 The Indian Penal Code has undergone little change since independence as a result most laws echo outdated colonial prejudices.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
Sankranti, Lohri or Pongal- one festival that is celebrated all over India with many names and several connotation and denotations attached to it. The festival could represent the blending of old and new events through the colours of rangoli, letting … Continue reading
By Sandip Roy Sometimes you just have to give credit where credit is due. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton could have given some boiler plate remarks about the importance of human rights on International Human Rights Day in Geneva. She … Continue reading
http://www.projectbolo.com/transcripts.htm PROJECT BOLO, meaning ‘Speak Up’, is an attempt to overcome this lacuna, by offering real life positive real-life role models by documenting LGBT persons – their lives, career, love and struggles. It is hoped that this will turn into … Continue reading