Sex Education Actor, Ncuti Gatwa Homeless Before The Show
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Sex Education Actor, Ncuti Gatwa Homeless Before The Show

Season 2 of Sex Education just came out on Netflix. After a successful season one…

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Are You Not Heterosexual? Are You A Teen? Do You Know Teens? Here’s A Book.
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Are You Not Heterosexual? Are You A Teen? Do You Know Teens? Here’s A Book.

The LGBTQ+ community has only recently attained an increase in awareness. Countries are finally initiating…

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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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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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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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Homosexual Animals Exist?!
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Homosexual Animals Exist?!

Same-sex pairings are not just a human phenomenon. In fact, they aren’t just normal in…

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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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Sex Education: Where’s Same-Sex Representation?
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Sex Education: Where’s Same-Sex Representation?

Sex education is the instruction of anything and everything relating to human sexuality. These include…

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How To: Masturbation For Men
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How To: Masturbation For Men

We’ve already discussed the myths and side effects of masturbation. If you haven’t read them click…

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HIV – Undetectable = Untransmitable
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HIV – Undetectable = Untransmitable

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a virus that attacks immune cells – CD4 cells, which…

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What Is Gender Neutrality and Gender Fluidity?
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What Is Gender Neutrality and Gender Fluidity?

With more people opening up about their true sexualities, there has been a surge in…

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Abortion In India: What Are Your Rights?
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Abortion In India: What Are Your Rights?

Before 1971, abortion was criminalized under Section 312. It was described as deliberately causing miscarriage.…

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The Weird History Of Sex Toys
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The Weird History Of Sex Toys

Sex toys have been around for centuries, whether we like to accept it or not. They’ve…

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How To: Masturbation For Vaginas
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How To: Masturbation For Vaginas

We’ve already discussed the myths and side effects of masturbation. If you haven’t read click…

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Masturbation: Myths and Potential Side Effects
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Masturbation: Myths and Potential Side Effects

Masturbation is the act of self-stimulating your genitals. The act as such has multiple layers…

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Truth About Same-Sex Parenting
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Truth About Same-Sex Parenting

The world is learning about and slowly accepting the LGBT community a little more every…

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An A-Z Guide on Contraceptives
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An A-Z Guide on Contraceptives

Sex is fun, but the consequences it has can be very life altering. Thereby, we…

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Contraceptives: A Brief (and goofy) History
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Contraceptives: A Brief (and goofy) History

For centuries on end, we as a human race have always looked for methods that…

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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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Remembering Matthew Shepard: A Young Life Lost To Hate
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Remembering Matthew Shepard: A Young Life Lost To Hate

Twenty years ago this week, a gay University of Wyoming student was offered a ride from…

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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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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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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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Gay Love In The Land Of The ‘Happiness Quotient’: Bhutan
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Gay Love In The Land Of The ‘Happiness Quotient’: Bhutan

In Bhutan the Penal Code’s Sections 213 and 214 state that homosexuality is against nature…

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Capturing Raw Vulnerability In Bedrooms & Bathtubs
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Capturing Raw Vulnerability In Bedrooms & Bathtubs

“It’s always been about the face.” Calling in from her home in Manila, Regine David is on…

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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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Why Should Queer Places Exclude Asexuals?
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Why Should Queer Places Exclude Asexuals?

Content warning: This article contains mentions of corrective rape and assault. As we approach another…

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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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50 Things That Annoy Gay/Bi Men
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50 Things That Annoy Gay/Bi Men

Raise your hand if you can relate! There are a number of things in this world…

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Studio 54; A Boogie Wonderland
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Studio 54; A Boogie Wonderland

Legendary events, when viewed through the rosy lens of nostalgia, tend to be exaggerated. But…

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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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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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A Safe Sex Guide For The LGBT Community
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A Safe Sex Guide For The LGBT Community

 Historically when sex education was introduced to the general public, content was focused on puberty…

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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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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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Sushant Divgikar ‘Pills The Beans On Drag’
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Sushant Divgikar ‘Pills The Beans On Drag’

Vitamin Stree by Supari Studios ‘Pills the Beans’ with Sushant Divgikar on Drag Fashion is of major interest to…

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‘Gay Cure’ Therapy: Fights For Survival Against Australia’s Labour Party
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‘Gay Cure’ Therapy: Fights For Survival Against Australia’s Labour Party

On one hand Australia’s longest running soap opera Neighbours is all set to air 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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Malaysian Official Says LGBT People Have ‘Organic Illness’
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Malaysian Official Says LGBT People Have ‘Organic Illness’

Malaysia has always advertised itself with the tagline “Malaysia:Truly Asia”. It is also the country…

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‘&Proud’ Myanmar’s LGBT Choir: Making Musical Moments
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‘&Proud’ Myanmar’s LGBT Choir: Making Musical Moments

This Burmese Choir hopes to challenge the attitude of society towards the LGBT community by…

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Transgenders As Security Guards
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Transgenders As Security Guards

A spate of sexual assaults in girls and women’s care homes of late, has rocked…

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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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Indian Supreme Court Sets July Deadline To Outlaw Section 377
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Indian Supreme Court Sets July Deadline To Outlaw Section 377

Section 377 has been an ongoing struggle, the LGBTQIA+ community along with straight allies have…

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Pakistan’s First Trans News Anchor, Marvia Malik
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Pakistan’s First Trans News Anchor, Marvia Malik

Malaysian University’s Forum To Convert ‘LGBT’ Students Receives Backlash
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Malaysian University’s Forum To Convert ‘LGBT’ Students Receives Backlash

There is nothing more traumatizing than going through treatment to change your identity. Keep in…

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The LGBT People Are Now Being Compared To ISIS
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The LGBT People Are Now Being Compared To ISIS

“Toxic masculinity affects not just women but men alike” | WOMEN’S DAY EXCLUSIVE
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“Toxic masculinity affects not just women but men alike” | WOMEN’S DAY EXCLUSIVE

Feminism gets a bad rep these days as the majority assumes that all feminism is,…

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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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One Million Against Abuse
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One Million Against Abuse

In 2007, the Ministry of Women and Child Development carried out a nationwide study which…

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The Secret Life Of Indian Male Sex Abuse Survivors | FSOG Exclusive
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The Secret Life Of Indian Male Sex Abuse Survivors | FSOG Exclusive

Every time it comes to visiting parks, 21-year-old Abhhydday Pathak breaks out in cold sweat.…

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Coming Out As Gay: When My Parents Tried To Cure Me
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Coming Out As Gay: When My Parents Tried To Cure Me

By Niharika Gaur I had the opportunity to share an extensive conversation with Abhiram Sridhar,…

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How Was 2016 for LGBT+ Indians | Section 377 And More
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How Was 2016 for LGBT+ Indians | Section 377 And More

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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How Lack Of Sex Education Almost Ruined My Life
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How Lack Of Sex Education Almost Ruined My Life

Although we fail to consider it a serious problem, lack of proper sex education in…

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Is It Time For Mandatory Sex Education In Indian Schools?
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Is It Time For Mandatory Sex Education In Indian Schools?

By Niharika Gaur Anwesh Sahoo has already impressed many with his remarkable feat of becoming…

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What Indian Men Want To Know About Lesbians On Quora
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What Indian Men Want To Know About Lesbians On Quora

By Snigdha Bansal In a country where all things sexual are taboo and the ever…

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Ridiculous Misconceptions About Sex Education In India
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Ridiculous Misconceptions About Sex Education In India

By Archeeta Pujari Why are we so scared of talking about sex? What kind of twisted…

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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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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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