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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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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Yes, I am Queen, a Short Film with a Remarkable Take-Back from Drag
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Yes, I am Queen, a Short Film with a Remarkable Take-Back from Drag

When Anmol Singh Gulati began his short film about the art of Drag, little did…

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1st Indian state to ban ‘normalising’ surgery on intersex infants
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1st Indian state to ban ‘normalising’ surgery on intersex infants

Tamil Nadu’s state government has passed an executive order that bans any unnecessary sex-change surgeries…

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Hephzibah Smith’s People’s Choice Cafe is A Queer Haven in Hyderabad
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Hephzibah Smith’s People’s Choice Cafe is A Queer Haven in Hyderabad

There aren’t many cafes in India that are LGBTQIA friendly. However, that hasn’t stopped Hephzibah…

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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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Peeking behind curtains of Mr Gay India, with Debendra Nath Sanyal
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Peeking behind curtains of Mr Gay India, with Debendra Nath Sanyal

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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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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Queerness, Culture and Everything in Between with Durga Gawde
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Queerness, Culture and Everything in Between with Durga Gawde

The world of LGBTQ+ in India has seen a remarkable change after section 377 was…

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Is Gender-Cool Clothing the Way Ahead?
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Is Gender-Cool Clothing the Way Ahead?

Clothes make up a big part of gender identity. We have seen gender division in…

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

Trichy School dedicates a hostel for their transgender students
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Trichy School dedicates a hostel for their transgender students

On Saturday, 27th July, Sri Sivananda Balalaya (SSB) school, in Adavathur Palayam, Trichy, along with Shakthi Rotary, lay…

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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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Don’t Miss Bangalore’s 10th Queer Film Festival
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Don’t Miss Bangalore’s 10th Queer Film Festival

The Bangalore Queer Film Festival (BQFF) is a yearly tradition that has been celebrated for…

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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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Love Is Everything: Meet The Couple Behind 377!
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Love Is Everything: Meet The Couple Behind 377!

On September 6th, 2018, India gave witness to history. The colonial-era law of the Indian…

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Indian Parents Of LGBTQ+ Kids Have Something To Say!
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Indian Parents Of LGBTQ+ Kids Have Something To Say!

Parents play an important role. They help and support you to grow as best as…

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Mumbai’s Dedicated LGBTQ+ Health Clinic!
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Mumbai’s Dedicated LGBTQ+ Health Clinic!

After supporting the LGBTQ+community for over 20 years, Mumbai based Humsafar Trust has recently opened…

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Get Into Some Gay Action With These Gay Apps!
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Get Into Some Gay Action With These Gay Apps!

India has slowly become a progressive country. More so since the decriminalization of Section 377.…

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India’s First LGBTQ+ Job Fair!
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India’s First LGBTQ+ Job Fair!

India had its first-ever LGBTQI+ job fair on July 12th, 2019 in The LaLit Ashok…

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Indian Campuses That Support The LGBTQ+
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Indian Campuses That Support The LGBTQ+

As human beings, our first points of contact are our parents. We learn from them,…

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India’s New Gay Anthem: Love Is Love!
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India’s New Gay Anthem: Love Is Love!

It’s been around 10 months since the Supreme Court of India decriminalized Section 377 and…

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MU Revolution: JOIN US!
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MU Revolution: JOIN US!

The makeup industry is due a revolution and we think it’s time the LGBTQ community…

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Graces’ Cricket Club Hitting It Out Of The Boundary
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Graces’ Cricket Club Hitting It Out Of The Boundary

We Say Goodbye To Avinshu Patel
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We Say Goodbye To Avinshu Patel

We are still in celebration of the decriminalization of Section 377, but the truth stays…

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Delhi High Court Declines LGBTQ+ Plea
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Delhi High Court Declines LGBTQ+ Plea

On Monday, July 8th, the Delhi High Court gave dismissal to a petition. The petition…

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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?

5 Queer Festivals Held Across India
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5 Queer Festivals Held Across India

While the Supreme Court recently decriminalised homosexuality and queer sex, there’s still a long way…

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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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Vadodara’s Samman Yatra: Pride Parade
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Vadodara’s Samman Yatra: Pride Parade

LGBTQ+ Pride Parade has been occurring in the state of Gujarat since 2013. The first…

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The Banging Queer Nightlife Across India
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The Banging Queer Nightlife Across India

If you haven’t already realized, the queer party is the best type of party. Though…

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Indian Companies Allying With The LGBTQ+
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Indian Companies Allying With The LGBTQ+

It’s been months since the abolishment of Section 377. The penal code was taken down…

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5 Places In India That Are LGBTQ+ Friendly
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5 Places In India That Are LGBTQ+ Friendly

Travelling, in general, is quite a tedious task, from booking hotels to finding landmarks and…

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Netflix Finds An ‘ELITE’ Way To Keep Homophobes Away
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Netflix Finds An ‘ELITE’ Way To Keep Homophobes Away

Netflix has proven that it isn’t going to tolerate bigoted comments on its Instagram page in…

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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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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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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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Meet FSoG’s Founder: Shubham Mehrotra
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Meet FSoG’s Founder: Shubham Mehrotra

Shubham Mehrotra was already a pretty impressive person before she created the FSoG. It went on to…

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New Bill Plans To Get Rid Of Anti-LGBTQ Discrimination In Tokyo
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New Bill Plans To Get Rid Of Anti-LGBTQ Discrimination In Tokyo

Tokyo is aiming to remove anti-LGBTQ discrimination before it hosts the Summer Olympics Games in…

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This Gay Toy Story Themed Wedding Is Going Viral
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This Gay Toy Story Themed Wedding Is Going Viral

Two grooms’ wildest childhood dreams came true last month when they had the lavish Disney-themed wedding…

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Singapore’s Anti-Gay Law Gets 109,000 Signatures
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Singapore’s Anti-Gay Law Gets 109,000 Signatures

In what is a clear reminder that true equality for LGBTQ people all over the…

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UK’s First Bisexual Dating Show To Be Hosted By Courtney Act
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UK’s First Bisexual Dating Show To Be Hosted By Courtney Act

Drag Race star and Celebrity Big Brother winner Courtney Act announced this weekend that she’ll host the UK’s…

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11 Fun And Happy Gay Films
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11 Fun And Happy Gay Films

There are a lot of important gay movies that don’t have the happiest endings for…

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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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Watch Trixie Mattel Revealing The RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars 4 Lineup
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Watch Trixie Mattel Revealing The RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars 4 Lineup

Trixie Mattel has provided her opinion on the rumored cast of RuPaul’s Drag Race All…

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Grindr Launches ‘Kindr’ To Combat Racism, Bullying On App
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Grindr Launches ‘Kindr’ To Combat Racism, Bullying On App

The social media company Grindr launched a new initiative this week to combat different forms…

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Sridevi; An Icon For The LGBT Community
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Sridevi; An Icon For The LGBT Community

September 6, 2018 was a historic day for India as the Supreme Court decriminalised homosexuality…

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9 Artists Expressing Their Pride On Their Sleeve
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9 Artists Expressing Their Pride On Their Sleeve

With the recent denouncement of Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, the country’s LGBTQIA…

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The Miseducation Of Cameron Post & Gay Conversion Therapy
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The Miseducation Of Cameron Post & Gay Conversion Therapy

The Miseducation of Cameron Post, a moving new film based on the story of a…

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How To Come Out To Your Indian Parents
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How To Come Out To Your Indian Parents

Coming out to your Indian parents, you need to make sure you are confident enough to…

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Tejeshwar Sandhoo: Breaking Stereotypes And Flying High
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Tejeshwar Sandhoo: Breaking Stereotypes And Flying High

“Every gay guy is not necessarily effeminate neither a fashion designer nor stylist.“ FSoG meets…

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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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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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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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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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Sec 377: To Be Or Not To Be
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Sec 377: To Be Or Not To Be

Finally the moment that millions of Indians have been waiting for is here. The Supreme…

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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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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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Against Death Defying Odds
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Against Death Defying Odds

Despite state-sponsored repression and social stigma, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in the…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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California Bans Official Travel To Oklahoma
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California Bans Official Travel To Oklahoma

Kick-starting the Pride Month on 01 June this year, the state of California announced that…

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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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The Dichotomic Life Of The Indian LGBT+ Community, Beautifully Depicted By The “Coy Mistress”
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The Dichotomic Life Of The Indian LGBT+ Community, Beautifully Depicted By The “Coy Mistress”

In a world filled with toxic masculinity, where there a enormous pressure placed on men…

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Misconceptions and Stereotypes That Dehumanize LGBT People Must Be Challenged
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Misconceptions and Stereotypes That Dehumanize LGBT People Must Be Challenged

The march towards equality in a society relies heavily on bringing forth facts and challenging misconceptions about…

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Coming Out At The Age Of 30!
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Coming Out At The Age Of 30!

As people of the LGBTQIA community, we have to go through the process of “coming…

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10th Annual Pride Parade at Delhi in Pictures
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10th Annual Pride Parade at Delhi in Pictures

Every year our hearts swells with pride, (Ha! get it?) for the love that is…

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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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Two Of A Kind: Can You Tell Which Twin Is Gay?
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Two Of A Kind: Can You Tell Which Twin Is Gay?

Mankind is split apart. The world is undecided and divided in what it chooses to…

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“I Haven’t Met One Gay Person Who Hasn’t Amazed Me,” Says Our Next Ally Princeton From Mumbai
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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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No Entry For LGBT? Mumbai Restaurant Bars Person Over Sexual Orientation
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No Entry For LGBT? Mumbai Restaurant Bars Person Over Sexual Orientation

By Mayuresh Ganapatye A LGBT community member was denied entry in one of the famous resto…

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Gay India: An Exclusive Interview With A Gay Couple From Mumbai
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Gay India: An Exclusive Interview With A Gay Couple From Mumbai

By Aashna Bhatia This week we had the pleasure of interviewing another gay couple in…

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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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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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Understanding Sexuality in Contemporary India
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Understanding Sexuality in Contemporary India

In schools, universities and colleges across India, we are often taught of the importance of…

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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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