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

Posted: January 27th, 2014

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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

Posted: January 27th, 2014

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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“.

Posted: January 15th, 2014

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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

Posted: January 15th, 2014

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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

Posted: January 10th, 2014

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Imran Khan takes on Homophobia

Imran Khan takes on Homophobia

While the Supreme’s Court decision to restore Section 377 was one of the biggest disappointments of 2013, it has been amazing to see the massive LGBT support on the subcontinent from  allies within Bollywood, the media and business community.  Just in time for the holidays, actor Imran Khan has taken on the issue with this satirical video and collaboration with All India Bachkod (AIB) –  “Imran Khan  vs Homophobia”. All India

Posted: December 27th, 2013

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Top 2013 Roundups: Bollywood Hits, Gay Rights Heroes & “Cool” Desis

Top 2013 Roundups: Bollywood Hits, Gay Rights Heroes & “Cool” Desis

The end of the year  is inevitably distilled, edited, categorized, and quantified down to various top lists. Here’s a round up of  2013 lists that caught our eye: Top 10 Bollywood Numbers—while there have been few memorable Bollywood dance hits in 2013, Indian Express highlights the various item  songs, superhits and anthems of the year. Top Bollywood Films in terms of box office numbers include sci-fi pastiche crowd pleaser Krrish

Posted: December 24th, 2013

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LGBT Support from Bollywood and Brands – #377

LGBT Support from Bollywood and Brands – #377

There has been some positive news after the devastating decision this week by India’s Supreme Court, including the overwhelming LGBT support from politicians, celebrities and companies in India.   Filmfare has compiled a collection of quotes from Bollywood, including Priyanka Chopra and Bipashu Basu.  There has also been a show of support from John Abraham, Aamir Khan and Rahul Bose.  And, Indian brands have highlighted their protest against the archaic

Posted: December 13th, 2013

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