Dating the Transgender:  Is it Transphobic Not To?
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Dating the Transgender: Is it Transphobic Not To?

New Laws For Transgender Individuals To Get Into Single-Sex Schools
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New Laws For Transgender Individuals To Get Into Single-Sex Schools

Transgender students require extended laws that permit school admission based on the gender they identify…

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GagaOOLala’s has some fresh Queer Juice!
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GagaOOLala’s has some fresh Queer Juice!

Guess what just entered the world of queer movies! Gentlemen Spa. Thanks to GagaOOLala, we now have…

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Top Transgender Movies to watch on Netflix, Amazon Prime and YouTube
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Top Transgender Movies to watch on Netflix, Amazon Prime and YouTube

Netflix, Amazon Prime, and Youtube have really upped its game when it comes to LGBT…

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D.C. witnesses the first ever National Trans Visibility March
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D.C. witnesses the first ever National Trans Visibility March

28th September 2019 is a day that will be marked in history as USA’s first-ever…

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The LGBTQ+ Consumer Market- The Vastness and The Importance
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The LGBTQ+ Consumer Market- The Vastness and The Importance

How many of us know what part of the total population belongs to the LGBTQ+…

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Holding a No Board to LGBTQ+Refugees!
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Holding a No Board to LGBTQ+Refugees!

The Home Office is the Ministerial Department of the United Kingdom. Furthermore, it is responsible for…

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The Importance of Language in Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation
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The Importance of Language in Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation

Do You Know What These LGBTQIA+ Terms Mean?
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Do You Know What These LGBTQIA+ Terms Mean?

LGBTQIA+ communities use various terms, phrases, and words to discuss and/or identify LGBTQIA+ concepts.  Definitions…

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Did you know? Iconic Video Game Characters that are LGBTQ
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Did you know? Iconic Video Game Characters that are LGBTQ

Electronic Arts (EA) Games recently confirmed that SIMS 4’s official poster will be featuring a…

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“Queer Your Ears” Releases New Albums by Queer Artists
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“Queer Your Ears” Releases New Albums by Queer Artists

Queer Your Ears is back again! And there’s so much new music! This month, there are some…

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Dehradun Waves the Rainbow Flag Again!
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Dehradun Waves the Rainbow Flag Again!

Do we still need pride parades? After Section 377 was abolished, and being LGBTQ+ is…

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Binge Over these LGBTQ+Podcasts this weekend!
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Binge Over these LGBTQ+Podcasts this weekend!

Pride month is almost here, are you looking for an awesome new queer podcast to…

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Do Teachers feel safe coming out in Schools?
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Do Teachers feel safe coming out in Schools?

Teachers are asked more questions about themselves than many other employees. This is because of…

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Trans Fashion Show Features Innerwear for Better and SaferTransition
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Trans Fashion Show Features Innerwear for Better and SaferTransition

Transgenders who are transitioning experience dysphoria because of the imbalance between who they are and…

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“Rainbow Essentials” Checklist for your next Pride Parade!
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“Rainbow Essentials” Checklist for your next Pride Parade!

It’s almost Pride Month which means its time for celebrations, and love among the queer…

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Can A Trans-Man get Pregnant?
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Can A Trans-Man get Pregnant?

It is possible for Men to become pregnant and give birth to children of their…

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How Freedom Transforms Among you and your Partner
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How Freedom Transforms Among you and your Partner

As we celebrate India’s 73rd Independence Day, FSOG explores personal liberty in New India and…

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LGBTQ+ Owned Beauty Brand that you need to try!
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LGBTQ+ Owned Beauty Brand that you need to try!

The Pride Month is around the corner, and it is raining rainbow everywhere. As September…

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School Syllabus now includes LGBTQ+ history!
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School Syllabus now includes LGBTQ+ history!

Educating children about the LGBT+ community is important. And several countries across the globe have…

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Plan on coming out at your work place? Try these tips
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Plan on coming out at your work place? Try these tips

Coming out at a workplace can be a daunting challenge to one. But it can resolve…

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Transgender steps in Transphobic Steps out -“Victoria Secret”
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Transgender steps in Transphobic Steps out -“Victoria Secret”

Victoria’s Secret is an American designer, manufacturer, and marketer of women’s lingerie, womenswear, and beauty…

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A Transgender Wedding under the Kolkata Rainbow
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A Transgender Wedding under the Kolkata Rainbow

We’ll get to the wedding, but here’s a quick context of the political situation of…

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Top K-pop Queer Artists and Songs to Look Out For!!
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Top K-pop Queer Artists and Songs to Look Out For!!

The World of k-pop is filled with eccentric themes, pumped up choreography and attractive singers.…

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“The ChinkyHomo Project” by North East Queer Indians
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“The ChinkyHomo Project” by North East Queer Indians

Chinkyhomo: Chinkyhomo is a digital media initiative by Kumam Davidson and Pavel Salgolsem from northeastern queers…

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Transgender Athletes can participate in Cross-Fit Games
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Transgender Athletes can participate in Cross-Fit Games

The Crossfit games is an athletic competition sponsored by Cross Fit Inc and Reebok. The competition…

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“Vividh”- A Diversity Job Fair Held in Mumbai
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“Vividh”- A Diversity Job Fair Held in Mumbai

Vividh, as the name reflects, is not just a job fair but a celebration and…

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The Third Eye Cafe – that “employs” Transgender Waiters
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The Third Eye Cafe – that “employs” Transgender Waiters

Top 5 Destinations for Lesbians in 2019
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Top 5 Destinations for Lesbians in 2019

Watch out for these destinations to enjoy a vacation with your girlfriend. Travelling can be…

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Safety Feature on Tinder for LGBTQ+ Users
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Safety Feature on Tinder for LGBTQ+ Users

Tinder is a location-based social dating app, which allows users to like and dislike and…

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A Guide – To find a Right LGBTQ+ Therapist
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A Guide – To find a Right LGBTQ+ Therapist

Finding a good therapist who fits your needs and makes you comfortable enough to be…

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LGBTQ – Captured by 5 Indian Photographers
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LGBTQ – Captured by 5 Indian Photographers

We have seen the pictures of pride parades, the extravagant performances, and the colourful makeup.…

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LGBTQ+ books that are perfect to read to your kids
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LGBTQ+ books that are perfect to read to your kids

Comic books have always been a favorite reminder of one’s childhood. Fairy tales, colorful pictures,…

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Emirates airlines to screen Indian LGBTQ+ movie
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Emirates airlines to screen Indian LGBTQ+ movie

Indian cinema is inching towards LGBTQ+ inclusive movies. Over the past few months, scripts and…

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Health: LGBTQ+ Are More Prone To These Illnesses
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Health: LGBTQ+ Are More Prone To These Illnesses

Since recent years, LGBTQ+ individuals have been out from the closet and now are coming…

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India’s First LGBTQ+ Influencer Platform is Here!
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India’s First LGBTQ+ Influencer Platform is Here!

Delhi Commission For Women: Transgender Cell
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Delhi Commission For Women: Transgender Cell

The Delhi Commission for Women or the DCW is one of the many statutory bodies…

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India, Are We Still In This Together?
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India, Are We Still In This Together?

Indian LGBTQ+ Influencers: Make India Better!
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Indian LGBTQ+ Influencers: Make India Better!

Indians belonging to the LGBT+ community face discriminations, inequality, suppression and everything regressive. Few cases…

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10 Films You Should Watch From KASHISH 2019
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10 Films You Should Watch From KASHISH 2019

KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival is an annual LGBTQ+ event. The film festival screens…

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Tinder Introduces Sexual Orientation: Get Swiping!
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Tinder Introduces Sexual Orientation: Get Swiping!

Tinder has taken the world by storm after its introduction in 2012. By 2014, it…

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Reworking The Role Of LGBTQ+
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Reworking The Role Of LGBTQ+

After the decriminalisation of the IPC Section 377, filmmakers, magazine, newspapers and the internet have…

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What Is Gay/ Transgender Panic?
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What Is Gay/ Transgender Panic?

What is gay/ transgender panic? This is a legal strategy that asks the jury to…

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Things To Know About Transitioning
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Things To Know About Transitioning

Transitioning is the process of changing one’s gender presentation. This is done so that one’s inner…

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Pam Grier: A Fierce LGBT Ally On & Off Screen
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Pam Grier: A Fierce LGBT Ally On & Off Screen

The L Word was an American-Canadian co-production television drama series portraying the lives of a group of lesbians and their friends, connections,…

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Lublin (Poland) Dares A Pride March Amidst Tremendous Opposition
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Lublin (Poland) Dares A Pride March Amidst Tremendous Opposition

The Polish city of Lublin held its first ever Pride parade on 13 October despite counter…

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New York Islanders Embrace The LGBT Network
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New York Islanders Embrace The LGBT Network

The New York Islanders and LGBT Network are joining forces to launch an anti-bullying partnership…

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11 October: National Coming Out Day
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11 October: National Coming Out Day

 Thirty years ago, on the anniversary of the National March on Washington for Lesbian and…

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FSoG On Danish Radio Speaking On Maaya 2
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FSoG On Danish Radio Speaking On Maaya 2

Sec 377 has been abolished and while the LGBT+ community celebrates its heart out the…

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Facebook Bans LGBT Content
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Facebook Bans LGBT Content

The advertisements all seemed innocuous at a glance. But they were all blocked by Facebook. A…

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Romanians To Vote On Same-Sex Marriage Rights
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Romanians To Vote On Same-Sex Marriage Rights

Romanians will be asked this weekend whether they want to redefine marriage as only being…

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Tokyo: New Law Bars LGBT Discrimination
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Tokyo: New Law Bars LGBT Discrimination

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government has passed a bill that prohibits discrimination on the basis of…

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6-Year-Old Children In London Made To Write LGBT Love Letters
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6-Year-Old Children In London Made To Write LGBT Love Letters

A British primary school was recently spotlighted by the BBC Radio Manchester, for making its students, some…

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UK Announces Vital Funding For LGBTI Inclusion
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UK Announces Vital Funding For LGBTI Inclusion

Last year, the UK government carried out a survey of LGBTI people in the UK,…

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Singaporeans Torn On LGBT Acceptance
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Singaporeans Torn On LGBT Acceptance

An article by Singaporean Professor Tommy Koh was disturbing not just for its conclusions but,…

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McBride & Dornsife:’Homecoming Royalty’
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McBride & Dornsife:’Homecoming Royalty’

Girlfriends Cecilia McBride and Story Dornsife were thrilled to be nominated for homecoming court by…

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Why Bisexual Visibility Week Is Important
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Why Bisexual Visibility Week Is Important

When I was 15, I confided in my psychiatrist that I was questioning my sexuality.…

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Parents Turn Into Bullies: Transgender Kid Harassed
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Parents Turn Into Bullies: Transgender Kid Harassed

A couple of weeks ago, news trickled out of a small town in Oklahoma about…

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LGBTQ Academic Module: Now In India
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LGBTQ Academic Module: Now In India

India’s first openly gay prince Manvendra Singh Gohil has pioneered South Asia’s first academic module on…

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The Life Of Alizeh Khan: Girl With A Beard
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The Life Of Alizeh Khan: Girl With A Beard

China Clamps Down On Mr. Gay World Contest
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China Clamps Down On Mr. Gay World Contest

Mr Gay World 2019 will no longer take place in Hong Kong as previously announced, the…

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A Safe Gay Booth For High Schoolers To Talk And Be Yourself In
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A Safe Gay Booth For High Schoolers To Talk And Be Yourself In

LGBT activists are nothing if not creative. Their latest approach involves inviting high school students…

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Freedom To Come Out At The Workplace
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Freedom To Come Out At The Workplace

The Right to Privacy judgement attributed sexual orientation as an essential attribute of privacy, but…

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10 LGBT Magazines: Dead But Impactful
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10 LGBT Magazines: Dead But Impactful

Magazines now long dead and gone, that helped make the world a much better place.…

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Russia Still Strongly Anti-LGBT
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Russia Still Strongly Anti-LGBT

Russian activists announced the first government-permitted Gay Pride march, but less than 24-hours later, local officials said…

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Queen Honours LGBT+ Activists
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Queen Honours LGBT+ Activists

 A Jewish lesbian who is working to welcome members of the LGBT community into the…

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Yogendra + Nishant. Gay Twins By Birth; Proud By Choice
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Yogendra + Nishant. Gay Twins By Birth; Proud By Choice

This is the story of twin brothers, Yogendra and Nishant Mule. Both gay and loving…

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Stonewall, Rainbow Laces Campaign & Graces CC
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Stonewall, Rainbow Laces Campaign & Graces CC

Stonewall (officially Stonewall Equality Limited) isa lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights charity in the United Kingdom named after the Stonewall Inn of Stonewall riots fame in New York City’s Greenwich Village. Now…

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LGBT And The Winds Of (Legal) Change
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LGBT And The Winds Of (Legal) Change

2018 was predicted to be the ‘year of the courts’ as far as LGBT rights…

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I Grew Up With A Gay Parent: Kids Speak
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I Grew Up With A Gay Parent: Kids Speak

 Even as adults, acceptance of loved ones coming out of the closet is a huge…

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Art Show Honours Murdered Transwomen
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Art Show Honours Murdered Transwomen

A multidisciplinary work by artist Jono Vaughan titled Project 42 memorialises trans-women whose lives were cut short by…

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LGBT Hangouts In Delhi: SafeHavens
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LGBT Hangouts In Delhi: SafeHavens

Until the Sec 377 is decriminalised by the Supreme Court Homosexuality will continue to be…

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From Feeble & Forlorn  To Femme Fatale
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From Feeble & Forlorn To Femme Fatale

 When you first hear Bonita speak over the phone, you can easily visualise a strong,…

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PM Netanyahu U-Turns On Surrogacy Law
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PM Netanyahu U-Turns On Surrogacy Law

Israel was a shining beacon of LGBT+ rights in the Middle East, having enacted LGBT…

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Light In The Water: LGBT in Sport
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Light In The Water: LGBT in Sport

A documentary ‘Light in the Water’  tells the story of a group of gay men…

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India’s First Transwoman Advocate
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India’s First Transwoman Advocate

Decoding The Non-Binary: 50 & More Shades of Gay
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Decoding The Non-Binary: 50 & More Shades of Gay

When asked about our gender, most of us are quick to react with a ‘Male’…

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Hate TRUMPs Love
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Hate TRUMPs Love

It’s not just the USA that’s reeling under Trumphobia, his policies have affected people, the…

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Businesses That Grow With Pride
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Businesses That Grow With Pride

Being LGBT friendly is not just good for a company’s image but it grows their…

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Same-Sex Partners In India: Not A Crime
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Same-Sex Partners In India: Not A Crime

“No one can influence one’s choice of partner other than the individual himself/herself. Neither law…

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And…..The Best {Trans}Woman Wins
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And…..The Best {Trans}Woman Wins

It seemed like poetic justice for Angela Ponce, a Spanish Trans-woman, who had lived a…

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An LGBT Exhibition: Traces From Then and Now
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An LGBT Exhibition: Traces From Then and Now

Freedom is never free and who would know that better than those who have lived…

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10 Jews Who Inspire
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10 Jews Who Inspire

Shaan Surat Knan One of the most vocal and visible campaigners within and beyond the…

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LGBT STEM Day: Lets Celebrate Inclusion In Every Field
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LGBT STEM Day: Lets Celebrate Inclusion In Every Field

For the very first time yesterday, 05 Jul 18 was celebrated as LGBT STEM Day;…

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Tears Flow In Phillippines While Tear Gas Shells Roll In Istanbul
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Tears Flow In Phillippines While Tear Gas Shells Roll In Istanbul

LGBT Ghettoisation: Inclusion Or Discrimination?
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LGBT Ghettoisation: Inclusion Or Discrimination?

University of Sheffield is giving LGBT students a place in which they can be themselves…

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PRIDE Debuts At Vadodra
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PRIDE Debuts At Vadodra

Otherwise known for its splendid, joyous and equally colourful Navratri celebrations, another colourful spectacle unfolded…

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Online Help For LGBT In India
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Online Help For LGBT In India

Everything from relationship counselling to legal aid, help is now just a click away for…

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Happy NY PRIDE March Proposal
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Happy NY PRIDE March Proposal

A lesbian proposes to her lover at the New York Pride Parade. While the land of the…

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“And That’s How You Grow” : Anwesh Sahoo
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“And That’s How You Grow” : Anwesh Sahoo

From a shy, scared and bullied boy confused about his sexuality in school to a…

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Frogs May Wed; Same Sex Humans May Not
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Frogs May Wed; Same Sex Humans May Not

If Only One Could Turn Back Time
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If Only One Could Turn Back Time

Watch LGBT elders read letters to their younger selves.   Being LGBT 40, 50 or…

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Poland’s Supreme Court Stands Poles Apart
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Poland’s Supreme Court Stands Poles Apart

While the Polish football team battles it out in Russia and hopes for its sinking…

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12 LGBT ‘Angelic Troublemakers’
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12 LGBT ‘Angelic Troublemakers’

  Although the LGBT movement is gaining steam today and several countries and societies are…

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Same-Sex Wedding: A First For The British Monarchy
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Same-Sex Wedding: A First For The British Monarchy

History will be made this summer when the British royalty will have its first same-sex…

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Historic LGBT Landmarks In New York City
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Historic LGBT Landmarks In New York City

It’s impossible to consider the history of the LGBTQ movement without thinking about New York…

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I Grew Up With A Gay Parent: Kids Speak
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I Grew Up With A Gay Parent: Kids Speak

Belize: Leading The Way For LGBT
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Belize: Leading The Way For LGBT

    A tiny little nation on the Central American coastline, Belize, is a shining…

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Time To Embrace The Vets
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Time To Embrace The Vets

All through the Cold War the US Army mandatorily conscripted youth to fight it’s wars.…

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Corporates: In Solidarity With LGBT+
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Corporates: In Solidarity With LGBT+

Last Sunday, Jack Dorsey the CEO of Twitter came under fire for posting a tweet…

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Trans Trail Blazer: Marsha P. Johnson
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Trans Trail Blazer: Marsha P. Johnson

This article is written to serve as a tribute to all those people before us…

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1950s Lavender Scare: LGBT Persecution In The US State Department
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1950s Lavender Scare: LGBT Persecution In The US State Department

The 1950s saw the US State Department persecute its public servants indiscriminately by methodically scanning…

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Life Moves On For Gender Fluid, Lavanya Narayan  |  FSOG Exclusive
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Life Moves On For Gender Fluid, Lavanya Narayan | FSOG Exclusive

Two years after coming out publicly to the world and her parents, life still continues…

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AGEING: New Challenges for the LGBT+ Community
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AGEING: New Challenges for the LGBT+ Community

As if being LGBT+ isn’t bad enough when it comes to social judgments and acceptance,…

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Why Is June Pride Month?  And How You Can Help
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Why Is June Pride Month? And How You Can Help

World over the month of June is celebrated as the commemorative PRIDE month where members…

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Country with the Most LGBT Murders: Brazil
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Country with the Most LGBT Murders: Brazil

On Tuesday May 15, Brazil’s Ministry of Human Resources established a national LGBT-PoV (violence against…

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First Legally Wed Trans Couple Sets Milestone In Kerala
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First Legally Wed Trans Couple Sets Milestone In Kerala

India is slowly inching towards a better acceptance of the LGBT community. A testament to…

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“Wearing Jeans Leads To The Birth Of Trans Kids” | A Regressive State Of Mind
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“Wearing Jeans Leads To The Birth Of Trans Kids” | A Regressive State Of Mind

“Yeah kids, it’s Jeans not GENES” Its surprising that we live in 2018 and there…

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Artist, Aspiring Surgeon and A Proud Transwoman, Trinetra!
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Artist, Aspiring Surgeon and A Proud Transwoman, Trinetra!

  Trinetra, an aspiring surgeon, artist and a proud trans woman. She is a fierce…

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Being Trans In The Sikh Community, Manpreet Singh | FSOG Exclusive
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Being Trans In The Sikh Community, Manpreet Singh | FSOG Exclusive

In a exclusive interview with FSOG, Manpreet Singh, a Trans man of the Punjabi decent…

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Makeup Specifically For The Trans Community! Finally!!
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Makeup Specifically For The Trans Community! Finally!!

Jecca overlooks gender and celebrates individuality. We’re not a brand that concentrates on just women,”…

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Trans-forming lives one day at a time, Dhananjay Chauhan
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Trans-forming lives one day at a time, Dhananjay Chauhan

  Over two decades ago, Dhananjay Chauhan had to give up on studies. Not because…

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A YouTube Channel Dedicated To Trans-Education, TransVision.
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A YouTube Channel Dedicated To Trans-Education, TransVision.

This sector of people are usually shunned from society for being different from the cis-gender…

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Times are changing for India and it looks like a fabulous rainbow!
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Times are changing for India and it looks like a fabulous rainbow!

  India is slowly inching its way towards becoming a more progressive country by the…

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Empowering The Transgender Community Through Art
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Empowering The Transgender Community Through Art

Poornima Sukumar, an Indian artist, launched Aravani Art Project in January 2016 with an aim to…

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