Pics from Splaash! Mumbai 2 Miami Pool Party

Pics from Splaash! Mumbai 2 Miami Pool Party

We’re still recovering from a fun-filled weekend of mojitos, Doonya dancing, pool parties, sunset swims and drag brunches with the Mumbai 2 Miami crew this past weekend.  On Saturday, Sholay’s Atif and Ashu Rai deejayed a fun-filled afternoon pool party at Hotel Nash in South Beach.  Here are pictures of the beautiful ladies and boys that were in attendance.  We are looking forward to next year’s festivities!

Posted: September 26th, 2013

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Pakistan bans first gay community website. Really?

Pakistan bans first gay community website. Really?

Don’t Hate Us, Know Us! ہم سے نفرت نہ کیجئے، ہمیں جانئے You’d think that the Pakistani government, beleaguered by corruption, power shortages, and sectarian violence would have better things to do than pick on a local LGBTQ group. A website that provides advocacy, education and support is a danger to the public according to the government.  Read more about the shutdown of Queer Pakistan. The website is accessible outside Pakistan (for now) and has

Posted: September 26th, 2013

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Indian-American Crowned Miss America—Predictably Racist Tweets Follow

Indian-American Crowned Miss America—Predictably Racist Tweets Follow

While beauty contests may be so 20th century, desi New Yorkers shared a moment of brown pride when Nina Davuluri from New York was crowned the first Indian-American Miss America. She knocked out the judges and audience with a classical/Bollywood dance number and, upon winning, the aspiring physician noted “I’m so happy this organization has celebrated diversity, and, on this stage tonight, there was so much diversity…” Predictably but sadly, a barrage

Posted: September 16th, 2013

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Finally, the trailer

Finally, the trailer

The trailer for one of the most talked about, delayed and hyped Bollywood movies in recent years is out – “Dhoom 3″ – with Aamir Khan (and his chiseled chest), Abhishek Bachchan,  Uday Chopra and Katrina Kaif.  We’ re not to optimistic about Katrina’s ability to take over where Aishwarya left off in the second installment, but we’ll give her the benefit of the doubt.

Posted: September 5th, 2013

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Nepali Lesbian Romance Submitted to Oscars

Nepali Lesbian Romance Submitted to Oscars

Nepal has chosen “Soongava – Dance of the Orchids,” a lesbian romance, to represent the country for the Oscars next year.  According to Variety,the film “recounts the secret love story between a teacher and a dancer which comes to light when the parents of one announce that they have found a suitable boy for their daughter to marry” and is seen as a challenge to Hindu traditions. While it hasn’t

Posted: September 5th, 2013

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Dhaka Tribune on Decriminalizing Same-Sex Relations

Dhaka Tribune on Decriminalizing Same-Sex Relations

Over the summer, we noticed this important editorial in the “Dhaka Tribune” calling for the decriminalization of same-sex relations in Bangladesh. Same-sex relationships are outlawed under the British era criminal code Section 377. The subheading of the article “Everyone has the right to live his or her life without fear, and nothing is gained by making people a target for persecution” pretty much sums it up. Also encouraging to see the

Posted: September 5th, 2013

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Party with Us Poolside at South Beach!

Party with Us Poolside at South Beach!

We’re excited to team up with the Mumbai to Miami crew and bring you Splaash! a Bollywood Pool Party at the Hotel Nash in South Beach as part of the M2M Gay Bollywood Circuit Party Weekend festivities. Join us poolside or at the bar for an afternoon of Bolly beats, cocktails, and some hip shaking tropical fun in the sun! Book your flight today and RSVP on Facebook. Mumbai 2 Miami

Posted: September 5th, 2013

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Jaishri Abichandani Open Studio

Jaishri Abichandani Open Studio

Artist and activist Jaishri Abichandani invites you to her first Open Studio in two decades of practice. Don’t miss this opportunity to see her new body of work including sculptures, drawings, paintings and an assortment of pieces from over the years. Please do see the work in person, as you know some things can’t be captured on camera, they have to be experienced! Jaishri beautifully documented the emerging scene at Desilicious back in

Posted: September 3rd, 2013

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