ASEAN SOGIE Caucus launched its latest report, “The Rainbow in Context: An Overview of the Situation of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, and Queer (LGBTIQ) Persons in Southeast Asia”. The report is the first in Southeast Asia and provides a summary of various human rights issues facing LGBTIQ people in the region.
The 5 days will be a confluence of cultural & artistic performances, intellectual discussions and personal conversations, through series of events such as – the Leadership program, Social Beauty Pageant, Inspirational Talks, Open Forum and Film Screenings.
With screenings lined up at IIT Bombay on Oct 5th, O.P.Jindal University, Sonepat on Oct 10th, IIT Delhi on Oct 11th , IIM Bangalore on Oct 14th and IIT Kharagpur on Oct 15th; this campus festival is aiming to raise awareness about LGBTQ issues among students and staff members.
The Door talks about a couple that is trapped in a marriage forced on them by meddling parents. Dev, is a closeted gay and his reluctance to own up to his sexuality puts a toll on his wife Radhika, a smart, educated and independent girl who had no idea what she was getting into with the marriage
A collection of Chennai-based collectives and NGOs working on gender and sexuality, in partnership with Goethe-Institut Chennai | Max Mueller Bhavan, brings you Reel Desires: Chennai International Queer Film Festival (CIQFF) from July 28 to 30, 2017.