Photographer Seeks Global Gay Romances

Photographer Seeks Global Gay Romances

New York-based photographer and visual artist Braden Summers has been glope hopping to create sumptuous, staged photographs representing romantic gay couples. He was inspired to create the series when working on a photo project in Paris. In the process, he was struck by the fact that the romantic imagery in art, fashion, photography and popular culture is overwhelmingy hetero. He points out, “When thinking of iconic romance, ask yourself if any imagery (paintings, photographs,

Posted: February 20th, 2014

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The 90s and making our hearts go “thump thump”

The 90s and making our hearts go “thump thump”

We are now into Day 3 of our nostalgic look at “romantic” moments in Bollywood with our favorite decade – the 90s.  It was very difficult to narrow it down to two  faves and seeing that the theme is 90s, we had to feature Madhuri and Raveena.  But, first we need to call out  one of the sexiest and campiest videos from this decade, which we wrote about here in

Posted: February 13th, 2014

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Rekha and Rishi in the 80s

Rekha and Rishi in the 80s

Continuing our tribute to love and Bollywood (leading up to Laal Raat  this Friday), we’ve picked a couple of our favorite romantic numbers from the 80s.  First up is “Dil Cheez Kya Hai” from the original “Umrao Jaan” with Rekha in this classic number from 1981. It was difficult to choose a second clip but we’ll have to go with the title track from  “Yeh Vaada Raha” with Rishi Kapoor and

Posted: February 12th, 2014

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Love in the 70s

Love in the 70s

As we gear up for our Laal Raat Valentine’s Day bash this Friday, we’re also remembering some of our favorite romantic and nostalgic moments from Bollywood.  Today’s theme is 70s Bollywood and we can’t do a tribute to that decade without featuring the lovely Zeenat Aman.  Below is a clip from “Yaadon Ki Baarat” and the song “Chura Liya Hai Tumne” sung Asha Bhosle and Mohammed Rafi,.  This lovely track was also revitalized

Posted: February 11th, 2014

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Priyanka Chopra in Today’s Sunday Times

Priyanka Chopra in Today’s Sunday Times

“In one part of the world, I’m one of the top actors in the country, and in another part of the world, I’m a complete newcomer. That’s scary for me.” —Priyanka Chopra in Sunday’s New York Times Fashion & Style section. While most of us have been swooning over Priyanka since she was crowned Miss World in 2000 when she was just in high school, the Times article points out,

Posted: February 9th, 2014

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Oh Romeo! A Gay Bolly Spin on Shakespeare’s Classic?

Oh Romeo! A Gay Bolly Spin on Shakespeare’s Classic?

Rumor has it that director Danish Aslam (pictured above) is teaming up with producer Ekta Kapoor to make a contemporary adaptation of Romeo and Juliet with a gay twist. According to an unspecified source by The Times of India, “The casting will be locked only at the end of March. The story revolves around two guys from warring families and a girl. One of the guys is a closet homosexual.

Posted: February 7th, 2014

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Asok the Intern Comes Out on Dilbert

Asok the Intern Comes Out on Dilbert

Did you receive the office memo? Asok the intern from the India Institute of Technology is officially out! Dilbert, the popular office humor comic strip by Scott Adams takes a jab at the Indian Supreme Court ruling with the announcement by Dilbert’s canine companion Dogbert that Asok is “officially gay”. Asok’s taken his sweet time to come out as he was introduced on the strip back in 1996. Lets see if

Posted: February 7th, 2014

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The Big Fight About Homosexuality on NDTV

The Big Fight About Homosexuality on NDTV

In the wake of the Indian Supreme Court’s declining to review its judgment on Section 377, NDTV’s The Big Fight presents “The Homosexuality Debate.”  Sparks fly as the conversation bounces from protecting minority rights to gays threatening the “survival of humanity” through their “unnatural acts!” Panelists include LGBT rights activist and filmmaker,  Sridhar Rangayan; Father Stanley of the Archdiocese of Delhi; Kamal Faruqui of the All India Muslim Personal Law Board;

Posted: February 6th, 2014

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