Next Desilicious Party on May 20th

Next Desilicious Party on May 20th

Thanks for turning out for our big afternoon rooftop bash at the DL. So much love and so much fun. Special thanks to Tara Ryst for her epic dance performance and to Lall Batti for breezing through before her bingo bash. Stay tuned for details on more Desilicious parties coming your way, including our next on on May 20th at the DL!

Posted: March 18th, 2017

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Celebrate Holi with In Group’s Rang Barse on March 25th

Celebrate Holi with In Group’s Rang Barse on March 25th

Just in time for 65+ degree weather this Saturday, it now feels like the perfect time to celebrate Holi in New York   In Group’s annual “Rang Barse” Holi cruise will be happening this Saturday, March 25th, featuring music by Sholay’s own Ashu Rai and Dholi Mohit.  Rang Barse will once again be held on a ship that will set sail from Pier 40 and holi colors will be provided

Posted: March 19th, 2017

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Sisak—India’s First Silent Gay Short Film Debuts at Boston’s Wicked Queer Fest

Sisak—India’s First Silent Gay Short Film Debuts at Boston’s Wicked Queer Fest

Sisak—India’s first silent LGBT short film will debut at Wicked Queer: Boston LGBT Film Festival in April. Written & Directed by Faraz Arif Ansari, Sisak follows the story of two men in Mumbai whose eyes meet on their regular train commute.  Burdened with the larger social (and legal) scorn the two are unable to say anything to each other as their love grows in silence. The chemistry between lead actors Jitin Gulati and

Posted: March 18th, 2017

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The Leatherman and His Proud Pakistani Grandparents

The Leatherman and His Proud Pakistani Grandparents

“I couldn’t be the out and proud leatherman I am today without the support of my family.” Ali Mushtaq wrote on Facebook recently, alongside a photo of himself with his grandparents. The 27-year-old Pakistani-American is the current reigning Mr. Long Beach Leather. He’s lived with his grandparents since the age of 11 and came out to them when he was 15.  He started exploring the LA leather scene in college and didn’t  hide

Posted: March 11th, 2017

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Rejected by Indian Censors for “glorifying gay relationships”

Rejected by Indian Censors for “glorifying gay relationships”

“It is official, Mr.Pahalaj Nihalni put the final nail in my coffin,” filmmaker-producer Jayan Cherian posted on his Facebook page in response to a letter received by the Central Board of Film Certification about his queer themed film Ka Bodyscapes. The Indian regional censor board claimed that  “(sic)… the film is glorifying the subject of gay and homosexual relationship, nudity accentuating vital parts of male body (in paintings) in closed shots in

Posted: March 8th, 2017

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Kansas City Star Editorial: Trump Silence is “Disquieting”

Kansas City Star Editorial:  Trump Silence is “Disquieting”

The Kansas City Star has published a searing editorial taking #45 to task for his silence in last week’s shooting of three men in a bar and death of Srinivas Kuchibhotla.   The editorial mentions that the silence is beginning “to verge on something more disquieting”.  Authorities have not yet called the shooting a hate crime, instead saying they are investigating to see if it was motivated by bias. However, witnesses have reported that the shooter hurled racial slurs

Posted: February 27th, 2017

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Laverne Cox on MSNBC: “We are not safe in this country”

Laverne Cox on MSNBC: “We are not safe in this country”

“These anti-trans bathroom bills are not really about bathrooms, it’s about whether or not we believe trans people have a right to exist in public space.” Laverne Cox spoke out on MSNBC in the wake of the administration’s latest oppressive move, withdrawing guidance issued by the Obama administration that found that denying transgender students the right to use the bathroom of their choice violates federal prohibitions against sex discrimination. She layed out

Posted: February 24th, 2017

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Desis are telling #45 what they think

Desis are telling #45 what they think

We’ve been encouraged by the rallies, protests and overwhelming surge in civic engagement across the country, even during these dark times.  And, if you’re feeling even more depressed by Hindus for Trump and other desi Benedict Arnolds, take comfort in these images selected by Buzzfeed  They feature an assortment of creative phrases and puns, many of which are very familiar to us.  Of course, our favorite is the hot guy with the

Posted: February 17th, 2017

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