Sholay Brings the Party to London on June 15th

Sholay Brings the Party to London on June 15th

We are finally bringing the party to London on June 15th, with “Bollywood Central”, the first Central London Bollywood party in over two decades at Halfway II Heaven in Central London. The party will feature Asifa Lahore, Silver Summers, Rezzia and Tanisha Khan with Bolly Beats and visuals by Lotus Visual. Proceeds from the night will be donated to The Naz Project, London, a charity supporting the LGBT community for

Posted: June 2nd, 2013

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Rituparno Ghosh – Filmmaker and “Icon Beyond Labels”

Rituparno Ghosh – Filmmaker and “Icon Beyond Labels”

We were very saddened to hear of Rituparno Ghosh’s passing last week, the critically aclaimed Bengali director and admirer of Satyatjit Ray. His films include “Chokher Bali”, “Raincoat”, “Chitrangada” and “Abohoman”. In addition to his catalogue of films spanning two decades, Sandip Roy notes in his excellent tribute that the world has lost ..”someone who embraced his sexual minority not with an activist zeal but an almost matter-of-fact brazenness by

Posted: June 2nd, 2013

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“JOSH” from Pakistan Screening in NYC, New Brunswick and Philadelphia this week

“JOSH” from Pakistan Screening in NYC, New Brunswick and Philadelphia this week

Be sure to catch a screening of the Pakistani film “JOSH” as it plays in select East Coast cities this week. “Josh” (Against the Grain) is the story of a privileged woman whose life is shattered in a single moment as she embarks on the search for a dangerous truth. The film focuses on the biggest challenge to Pakistan’s still reigning feudalism: the country’s youth as it explores the internal

Posted: May 28th, 2013

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Asifa Lahore’s take on “Jimmy Jimmy Jimmy Aaja”

Asifa Lahore’s take on “Jimmy Jimmy Jimmy Aaja”

Get to know Asifa Lahore who, according to her Twitter page, is a “club hostess, cabaret artist, singer, dj and LGBT activist” and very talented to boot! And, check out her fantastic take on the classic track, “Jimmy Jimmy Jimmy Aaja” from the film “Disco Dancer”. According to a recent interview, Asifa’s goal was to “hone in on British and Indian stereotypes and bring them across in a humorous and

Posted: May 28th, 2013

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Register Now for DesiQ 2013!

Register Now for DesiQ 2013!

Trikone is proud to host DesiQ, a conference on South Asian lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues. This will be Trikone’s fourth such conference since 1995. DesiQ 2013 calls all South Asian queer and trans folk—activists, organizers, and artists; students, workers, and professionals; youth, seasoned mid-lifers and our silvered elders—to come together and dialogue, gossip, strategize, dance, eat, flirt, listen, contribute, learn, connect, collaborate, make friends, and generally celebrate our

Posted: May 11th, 2013

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Is Bollywood Ready for Rohit Bal’s “High Style” Gay Flick?

Is Bollywood Ready for Rohit Bal’s “High Style” Gay Flick?

Fed up with stereotypical portrayals of gays in Bollywood, Indian designer Rohit Bal tells

Posted: May 3rd, 2013

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Bolly Beats in Toronto Will Leave You Spinning!

Bolly Beats in Toronto Will Leave You Spinning!

Take a spin to Toronto and get your groove on for a great cause with a Bollywood dance party in support of the Friends For Life Bike Rally. Club 120 will be site for a night of  Bollywood  and global beats with music by Atif of Sholay Productions. Bollywood Spin Dance Party  A night of  the best Bollywood and global beats Club 120 120 Church Street, Toronto Friday, May 10th

Posted: May 2nd, 2013

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SALGA Bends Gender Rules—Again!

SALGA Bends Gender Rules—Again!

  Join our friends at SALGA (South Asian Lesbian and Gay Association) for a night of music and performances at their Second Annual Bollywood Gender Bender Party! SALGA NYC Presents: Second Annual Bollywood Gender Bender Party! Bend the gender rules, be your favorite Bollywood character – JUST BE FABULOUS! Featuring: DJ Harsh and amateur and professional drag/dance shows!   Let SALGA know your song and name if you would like to

Posted: May 2nd, 2013

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