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AIDS Infection

A Positive Effect: Blog Contest Results

In November, we held a month long AIDS Awareness drive, released posters on various social media sites to raise awareness on the issue; held a blogging contest and on 1st Dec- World AIDS Day- joined millions over twitter to spread out awareness and ... Read More...

A Positive Effect

-Sonam Dembla Radha was taking off the red ribbon from her saree when she looked into the mirror to travel back in time…. Sitting on the damp bed struggling to carefully remove the ribbon from her saree Radha was riveted by the shadow of a photo of ... Read More...

A Positive Effect

-Dharshan Das Radha was taking off the red ribbon from her saree when she looked into the mirror to travel back in time.... It all came back to her, filling her mind like a heady draught of memories of things long gone but their vestiges stuck to t... Read More...
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Social Media celebrates World AIDS Day

Agnivo Niyogi writes how various social media platforms were abuzz with activities on World AIDS Day Until a few years ago, spreading awareness about AIDS was an uphill task for social workers and organizations. TV ads, columns in newspapers or road ... Read More...

A Positive Effect

- Dr. Himadri Roy Aakash was taking off the red ribbon from his shirt when he looked into the mirror to travel back in time… He could see how after his fun-tastic college days he did get through IIMC for pursuing PG Diploma in Advertising and Publi... Read More...

Campus OUTing

A silent revolution to make campuses gay friendly is underway in colleges across India, finds out Sukhdeep Singh Deepak was still in college when he decided that he could not live a dual life each day. Living in a hostel during his engineering days ... Read More...

The Perils of Being a Child

Child Sexual Abuse is more rampant that what is believed to be and there have recent been attempts to raise awareness on the issue, finds out Sukhdeep Singh India –a country of over 1 billion that takes pride in the fact that more than one-third o... Read More...
Awards

AND THE AWARD GOES TO…

As the year draws to a close, it’s time to reflect. A year that was full of achievements, joys, sorrows, coming out, suicides, and humiliations. But at the end we emerge as a stronger community. Moving on, leaving behind our underperformance, as the... Read More...

THE NOT-SO-GAY FACE OF BOLLYWOOD

-Sukhdeep Singh Since the inception of Dunno Y..Na Jaane Kyun, there has been too much hullabaloo surrounding the movie. From censor trouble to protests by Hindu activists, you find it in news every other day. But even before all this, the big quest... Read More...

OMG! He's Gay!!!

- Agnivo Niyogi In their state of the nation poll, CNN-IBN last year had shown that 73% Indians think homosexuality is unnatural while 86% Indians believe that homosexuality should not be legalised in India. In a nation driven by biases and prejudic... Read More...
First pride March of Kolkata

A Walk to Remember

Various cities of India celebrated the anniversary of the historic reading down of Sec 377 in their own way. 2nd of July is indeed a historic day for the LGBT community. But amidst all this celebration and euphoria, what has probably skipped everyb... Read More...
Amitava Sarkar in a camp

The Untold Story

They can be seen at the forefront of any gay- parade or gay movement. Where closeted gay men still fear to step out, they form a large chunk of these parades. Due to their colourful dresses and loud behavior, they often attract the eye of the med... Read More...