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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Wedding Tunes that Will Amplify the Magic in your Relationship..
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Wedding Tunes that Will Amplify the Magic in your Relationship..

A wedding is a ceremony consisting of two people united in marriage. Wedding traditions and customs vary greatly…

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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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Are Tik-Tok New Guidelines anti-LGBTQ+? Or Just Pro-Conservative?
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Are Tik-Tok New Guidelines anti-LGBTQ+? Or Just Pro-Conservative?

Tik-Tok, a social media video app has slowly grown to become ‘The App’ for Millenials…

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Here’s How to Share Your Stories with Fifty Shades of Gay WhatsApp!
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Here’s How to Share Your Stories with Fifty Shades of Gay WhatsApp!

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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Celebrating Queer Fashion Through The Years..
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Celebrating Queer Fashion Through The Years..

FSOG is celebrating Pride Month. And we are excited to talk about Queer Fashion! Fashion has…

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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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Ladies, Get Ready to Groove at these Lesbian Night Clubs
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Ladies, Get Ready to Groove at these Lesbian Night Clubs

The LGBTQ+ liberation movement has come far around the world. but it can still be…

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Everything about Faraz Arif Ansari’s Upcoming Queer Drama Movie – “Sheer Kurma”
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Everything about Faraz Arif Ansari’s Upcoming Queer Drama Movie – “Sheer Kurma”

Bollywood is known to have a lot of glam, dance, stunts and beautiful songs. In…

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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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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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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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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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Rainbow Themed Treats you Need to Try This Year!
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Rainbow Themed Treats you Need to Try This Year!

It is the season of celebrating Pride, the most colorful time of the year. In celebration…

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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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Harnaam Kaur – “The youngest girl with a beard”
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Harnaam Kaur – “The youngest girl with a beard”

Harnaam Kaur, is a pansexual British model, anti-bullying activist, body-positive activist, life coach, and motivational…

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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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A to Z of Drag Makeup
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A to Z of Drag Makeup

The recognition, fascination, and love for Drag and their Makeup has grown leaps and bounds…

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Ukraine Witnesses Largest Pride March
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Ukraine Witnesses Largest Pride March

Ukrainian Capital saw thousands march by for its annual gay event. It has been the…

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Narthaki Natraj Became First Trans Person To Receive Padma Shree
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Narthaki Natraj Became First Trans Person To Receive Padma Shree

India set a new example on Republic Day by awarding Padma Shree to Bharatnatyam dancer…

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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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Anwesh Sahoo Honoured With The Troy Perry Award In Association with FSoG
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Anwesh Sahoo Honoured With The Troy Perry Award In Association with FSoG

Troy Deroy Perry Jr (born July 27, 1940) is the founder of the Metropolitan Community Church, a Protestant denomination with…

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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

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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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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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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Social Media Helps LGBT+ Come Out With Pride
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Social Media Helps LGBT+ Come Out With Pride

“We want to leave the world better than we found it,” said Tim Cook when…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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

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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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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Virgin Embraces LGBT+
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Virgin Embraces LGBT+

The British LGBT community recently conferred a special recognition award to Virgin Atlantic for being…

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“God Made You Like This”: Pope Francis  | FSOG
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“God Made You Like This”: Pope Francis | FSOG

In a surprising and unprecedented development today, Pope Francis, the head of the Catholic Church…

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FSOG Look book:  RuPaul’s DragCon, 2018
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FSOG Look book: RuPaul’s DragCon, 2018

Drag is really taking over the world right now and these and hundreds of other…

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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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The Difficulty Of Finding A Queer Community In China | FSOG Exclusive
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The Difficulty Of Finding A Queer Community In China | FSOG Exclusive

You are not alone! When studying in cold and windy Finland, it was quite easy…

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The Transgender Community To Be Recognized As An Independent Category In PAN Form
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The Transgender Community To Be Recognized As An Independent Category In PAN Form

Acceptance is the first step towards progress. The Indian Government has taken a great step…

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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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The City Came To Life At The Hyderabad Pride Parade 2018
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The City Came To Life At The Hyderabad Pride Parade 2018

The city of Hyderabad celebrated Pride on Sunday afternoon. The 2018 Hyderabad pride parade rally or…

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“Scrapping Section 377 Won’t Do Much” Says Kerala’s First Openly Gay Muslim
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“Scrapping Section 377 Won’t Do Much” Says Kerala’s First Openly Gay Muslim

Section 377 has been a heated topic of discussion off late, with the Supreme Court…

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India’s Gay Prince Opens His Palace To LGBT People
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India’s Gay Prince Opens His Palace To LGBT People

India’s first openly gay prince, Manvendra Singh Gohil has opened up his 15- acre palace…

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Gender Classes! Yes, they exist now!
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Gender Classes! Yes, they exist now!

    “To be in an inclusive space like this is very powerful and important.”…

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What’s So Bad About a Boy Who Wants to Wear His Grandma’s Blouse?
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What’s So Bad About a Boy Who Wants to Wear His Grandma’s Blouse?

As I was helping my grandmother clean out her basement one Saturday afternoon, she handed…

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PHOTOS: Delhi’s LGBTQIA Community Marches Seeking ‘A Life Without Fear’
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PHOTOS: Delhi’s LGBTQIA Community Marches Seeking ‘A Life Without Fear’

The 9th edition of the Delhi Queer Pride Parade held on Nov. 27 saw thousands of…

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Bangalore Pride Parade 2016 In Pictures
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Bangalore Pride Parade 2016 In Pictures

Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Violet- the vibrant colors were showcased across the streets of…

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Pammi Aunty Becomes an Ally: ‘I Am a Straight Punjabi Woman with Gay Pride’
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Pammi Aunty Becomes an Ally: ‘I Am a Straight Punjabi Woman with Gay Pride’

In India, you’d expect a 50-something Punjabi Aunty to sit at home all day gossiping…

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VIDEO: Actor Ssumier Pasricha Talks Feminism, LGBT Rights And Equality In India
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VIDEO: Actor Ssumier Pasricha Talks Feminism, LGBT Rights And Equality In India

By Snigdha Bansal We cannot possibly stress enough how important it is for celebrities and well-known…

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Dear Ma and Pa ( A letter to parents who are trying to understand their daughter’s same sex orientation)
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Anwesh Sahoo: ‘Being Gay In India Isn’t Half As Bad’
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Anwesh Sahoo: ‘Being Gay In India Isn’t Half As Bad’

By Anwesh Kumar Sahoo Contrary to the reaction that I often receive from people, being…

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Debunking the myths: Asexuality
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Debunking the myths: Asexuality

An asexual person (“ace”, for short) is simply someone who does not experience sexual attraction. …

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New Generation of Straight Indians Fighting For LGBTQIA Rights
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New Generation of Straight Indians Fighting For LGBTQIA Rights

STRAIGHT, NOT NARROW- An eye opener Rarely do we come across people, moreover straight people…

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VIDEO: Ssummier aka Pammi Aunty Talks About Feminism and Section 377
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VIDEO: Ssummier aka Pammi Aunty Talks About Feminism and Section 377

Actor and comedian Ssumier Pasricha, also known as Pammi Aunty, invited FSoG over for a…

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FSOG Exclusive: A Fireside Chat with Psychologist Deepak Kashyap
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FSOG Exclusive: A Fireside Chat with Psychologist Deepak Kashyap

I AM AN ALLY: Yashika From Dehradun Shares Why She’s a Straight Ally
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I AM AN ALLY: Yashika From Dehradun Shares Why She’s a Straight Ally

FSOG Blog Series: I AM AN ALLY- Straight Indians Fighting for LGBTQIA Rights. I have…

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The Upper House of Parliament Passes Bill to Empower Transgenders
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The Upper House of Parliament Passes Bill to Empower Transgenders

The future looks good for the transgender community in India. In a move aimed at empowering…

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20 Year Old Boy From Ahmedabad Comes Out As Asexual
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20 Year Old Boy From Ahmedabad Comes Out As Asexual

“I give them time to come to terms with my asexuality.” The words invoke an…

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Caught Between Two Stools: Life Of An Indian-American Gay Man
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Caught Between Two Stools: Life Of An Indian-American Gay Man

A Field of Dreams “It’s an obligation” says my father before we visit my grandparents;…

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10 James Bond Moments You Didn’t Know Were Gay
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10 James Bond Moments You Didn’t Know Were Gay

The complete guide to 007’s secret gay life. Will there ever be a gay James…

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Meet The Androgynous Filmmaker From Pune
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Meet The Androgynous Filmmaker From Pune

Manoj Sunanda, a 29-year old LGBTQ rights activist and short film maker from Pune is…

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India’s Supreme Court Refuses To Hear Petition Challenging Section 377
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India’s Supreme Court Refuses To Hear Petition Challenging Section 377

India’s Supreme Court has refused to hear a petition challenging Section 377 of the Indian…

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Stand with Orlando: Vigil for Love held in Mumbai
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Stand with Orlando: Vigil for Love held in Mumbai

Members and supporters of LGBTQI community in Mumbai, including the US Consul General, Mr Thomas Vajda…

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Difference Between Trans Women And Drag Queens
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Difference Between Trans Women And Drag Queens

Many people do not know the difference between trans women and drag queens. There seems to…

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Mumbai Photo Journalist, Anushree Fadnavis shares Transgender stories exclusively for FSOG
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Mumbai Photo Journalist, Anushree Fadnavis shares Transgender stories exclusively for FSOG

When you see her for the first time, in a local train compartment, typing away…

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Everything We Know About Orlando Shooting
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Everything We Know About Orlando Shooting

A gun attack at a popular LGBT club in Orlando, Florida, early Sunday morning has been…

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Meet India’s first crossdresser- Rohit Verma
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Meet India’s first crossdresser- Rohit Verma

Young, urban men today prefer to accessorise their image with silk and satin rather than…

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Debunking the myths- Lesbian
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Debunking the myths- Lesbian

Myth: Some lesbians want to be men. Fact: No. Lesbians who appear more masculine do…

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Delhi teen boy sexually assaulted and paraded naked in public
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Delhi teen boy sexually assaulted and paraded naked in public

  Four men brutally assaulted a 16 year old boy, stripped and paraded him naked…

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A day in the life of an openly gay Bollywood celebrity
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A day in the life of an openly gay Bollywood celebrity

Sushant Divgikar, a well known face in India and a role model for the LGBTQ…

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Genderfluid, Pansexual and Indian
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Genderfluid, Pansexual and Indian

Presenting 23 year old Lavanya Narayan, journalist at one of India's leading business newspapers in…

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Presenting Mumbai’s One and Only Gay Comedian
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Presenting Mumbai’s One and Only Gay Comedian

This week in FSoG we examine freedom of choice. Choice is central theme of the LGBTQ…

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The Man Behind Mysuru’s First Gay Matrimonial Advert
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The Man Behind Mysuru’s First Gay Matrimonial Advert

India has evolved in its emotional capacity towards the idea of love and companionship. The…

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Celina Jaitly- the Bollywood actress who is empowering the LGBT
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Celina Jaitly- the Bollywood actress who is empowering the LGBT

A Woman of substance, an Indian Bollywood actress, a former beauty queen and winner of…

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