1.30.2009

Weekly Mix Masala

Pune sees its first gay play-- Offbeat
Times of India

A look at the Highs (and Lows) of 2008 for South Asia
Global Voices

Forum on Islam and Homosexuality brings heated discussions from both sides of the table.
Beliefnet.com

As much as we at queeristan love NDTV for it's queer-friendly programming, it's facing heat in the Indian blogging community for infringing on free speech
Desi Pundit

Delhi woman demands alimony from gay ex-husband
Times of India

India not alone in suffering from dated Victorian "morality"
PinkNews

Trials begin in Punjab on possible HIV viral filter
Deccan Herald

15 South Asian NGOs unite to seek acceptance for sexual minorities.
Times of India

GLAAD publishes Media Reference Guide, 7th edition
GLAAD.org

4 comments:

libhom said...

Some of the comments on the forum on Islam and Homosexuality really remind me that I'm so much better off being an atheist.

Fireblossom said...

Interesting stuff. I just read the Pink News link on Victorian morals. I'm just back from London (I'm American) and I was floored. Europe's largest city has exactly ONE gay bookstore. Where I live it's very gay, and I really had to sit on my hands when out in public with my friend.

The USA has a long way to go, too, though. The reverend Rick Warren, who spoke at Barack Obama's inauguration (what's up with THAT?) has equated homosexuality with pedophilia and bestiality.

I just watched an interesting movie over the weekend, called "Nina's Heavenly Delights" about a woman from India living in Glasgow, and her attraction to a female friend. It was good, and she was gorgeous.

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