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Representing on Out’s 100 Most Eligible Bachelors List

Representing on Out’s 100 Most Eligible Bachelors List

Just in time for Laal Raat, Out Magazine recently published their annual list of eligible bachelors and we’ve noticed that there is some South Asian representation, with fashion designer Prabul Gurung (whom we’ve spotted on the Desilicious dance floor) and Satya Bhabha, actor (“Midnight’s Children” and “New Girl”) and son of Homi Bhabha.  You can cast your vote here and Out will be posting the top 10 each day until Feb

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Intense Movie about Sexual Abuse. Don’t Stay Silent!

Intense Movie about Sexual Abuse. Don’t Stay Silent!

In India, a woman is sexually assaulted every three minutes and raped every 20 minutes. However, many Indian women are afraid to speak up, fearing retribution from the very same monsters who abused them, and harsh judgement from an insensitive society. A recent short film by Pooja Batura that’s making waves around the internet is telling them to do exactly the opposite. The film is simply titled “Bol” and captures

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Indian Supreme Court – Still Backwards and Encouraging Bigotry

Indian Supreme Court – Still Backwards and Encouraging Bigotry

Even with the large domestic and international vocal protest against the Indian Supreme Court’s decision to uphold Indian Penal Code’s Section 377 last December, the SC remains stubborn and refused to take another look at the controversial ruling.  The order issued today simply states:  ““We have gone through the review petitions and the connected papers. We see no reason to interfere with the order impugned. The review petitions are, accordingly, dismissed”. Several

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Blue Sherwani Groom—Yawar Charlie—Revealed

Blue Sherwani Groom—Yawar Charlie—Revealed

Check out this interview of Yawar and Jason by CNN with a little bit of the back story of how their Grammy group wedding came to fruition. Yawar Charlie, the grandson of Indian film legend, Noor Mohammed Charlie, and son of Pakistani television stars, Latif and Masooma Charlie, is setting out to make his mark in both Hollywood and Bollywood. Yawar and Jason on CNN

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The Hot Blue Sherwani at the Grammy Awards Ceremony Last Night

The Hot Blue Sherwani at the Grammy Awards Ceremony Last Night

Congrats to the 33 couples who were married last night on the Grammys telecast presided over by Queen Latifah with a performance by Madonna! Thanks to The Aerogram for catching a Guardian pic of this beautiful male couple with one of the grooms wearing a lovely blue sherwani.  And, the handsome desi is Yawar Charlie, who posted another gorgeous picture on his Twitter timeline. Oh, and we are coveting Madonna’s

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Bisexual in Bollywood

Bisexual in Bollywood

We haven’t yet seen the new Madhuri Dixit film “Dedh Ishqiya”, but the spoilers are already out (in case you haven’t heard)! According to the ‘Hindustan Times, director Abhishek Chaubey has included a very suggestive scene, which is probably more tastefully done than Madhur Bhandakar’s quasi-lesbian scene with Kareena Kapoor and Shahana Goswami in “Heroine“.

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An Evening in Gay Maharashtra!

An Evening in Gay Maharashtra!

An Evening in Gay Maharashtra is a fun song that is sexy, hip and hot! The original composer was a Parsi gentleman called Mina Kava and the singer was Miss Parveen Vachha. The song has a sixties flavor, when the word gay still meant ‘Bright and pleasant or promoting a feeling of cheer’. Of course now “gay” is a power word for the LGBTQ community. This song was recently revived by

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SALGA-NYC Family Support and Resources Event

SALGA-NYC Family Support and Resources Event

On Saturday, February, 8th, SALGA (The South Asian Lesbian and Gay Association) will be holding their second annual Family Support and Resources event. Through dialogue, stories, and sharing of resources from parents, siblings, LGBTQ members and allies, this space will create a powerful opening towards greater acceptance and understanding, and unconditional love for LGBTQ members within the South Asian community at-large. If you would like to invite your family members to

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