Coming Out: Parents Who Came Out After Years Of Marriage
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Coming Out: Parents Who Came Out After Years Of Marriage

James Lubbock had a pretty normal childhood. But what he didn’t expect was his parents…

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Family Throws Gayceañera Party For Sons Coming Out
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Family Throws Gayceañera Party For Sons Coming Out

Most kids around the world have huge issues when coming out to their families. Parents…

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MUNA Made The Best Decision To Come Out As Queer Band
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MUNA Made The Best Decision To Come Out As Queer Band

Muna is a queer band that came out about their sexuality in 2014. They put…

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The Most Amazing Celebrities Who Came Out This Year
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The Most Amazing Celebrities Who Came Out This Year

Are you ready to reminisce? Celebrities coming out is one of the more fun things the…

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A Poem That Tells You How To Come Out Of Gay And It’s Beyond Perfect!
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A Poem That Tells You How To Come Out Of Gay And It’s Beyond Perfect!

Meet Dean Atta. And his beautiful, and yet honest poetry. This inspiring writer from the LGBT+…

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The Secret Life of Whitney Houston? Robyn Crawford Finally Speaks Up
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The Secret Life of Whitney Houston? Robyn Crawford Finally Speaks Up

The late singer Whitney Houston gave us the biggest of hits. She holds a Guinness…

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Another Gay Has Arrived! Andrew Adonis is Out of The Closet
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Another Gay Has Arrived! Andrew Adonis is Out of The Closet

This NFL Veteran might be the First Openly-Bisexual Footballer in the League
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This NFL Veteran might be the First Openly-Bisexual Footballer in the League

Micheal Sam, in 2014, became the first openly gay player in football. While he was…

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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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“Better late than never” says Ottawa’s Mayor as he comes out the closet
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“Better late than never” says Ottawa’s Mayor as he comes out the closet

Jim Watson, Ottawa’s Mayor, has always been a staunch supporter of the LGBTQ+ community. From…

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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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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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Points to consider before coming out to your Parents
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Points to consider before coming out to your Parents

Coming out is sometimes one of the hardest things you have to do. It’s a…

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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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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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Cocktail recipes for your next Pride Party
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Cocktail recipes for your next Pride Party

The Indian Pride Month is coming up soon and we are already excited. What better…

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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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Dutee Chand Becomes India’s First Openly Gay Athlete
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Dutee Chand Becomes India’s First Openly Gay Athlete

Indian sprinter Dutee Chand has recently revealed she is in a same-sex relationship, becoming the…

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What To Do When Your Kid Comes Out To You
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What To Do When Your Kid Comes Out To You

Despite all the progress our world seems to have made in recent years (and decades)…

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Paddington Star Ben Whishaw Turned To Therapy To Accept His Sexuality
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Paddington Star Ben Whishaw Turned To Therapy To Accept His Sexuality

Paddington and Marry Poppins Returns star, Ben Whishaw announced this week that he attended therapy…

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Lilly Singh AKA “Superwoman” Came Out As Bisexual On Twitter
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Lilly Singh AKA “Superwoman” Came Out As Bisexual On Twitter

The YouTube star, known as “Superwoman” revealed that she is bisexual. In the tweet, Lilly Singh…

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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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Uganda: Plan For LGBT Centre Declared Criminal Act
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Uganda: Plan For LGBT Centre Declared Criminal Act

Activists trying to open Uganda’s first centre for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people received…

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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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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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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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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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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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Tadd Fujikawa First Male Pro Golfer To Come Out
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Tadd Fujikawa First Male Pro Golfer To Come Out

Professional golfer Tadd Fujikawa came out publicly as gay earlier this week in posts on social media. Fujikawa…

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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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Amazon Falters In LGBT Inclusivity
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Amazon Falters In LGBT Inclusivity

Many Amazon employees felt uncomfortable following a series of recent defacements on LGBT “Pride” posters hanging in…

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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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‘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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Finn Balor: Makes WWE LGBT Inclusive As Well
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Finn Balor: Makes WWE LGBT Inclusive As Well

 WWE star Finn Bálor has once again spoken out in support of LGBT+ inclusion saying “it should…

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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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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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‘&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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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“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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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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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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MILK: The Spirit of Pride
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MILK: The Spirit of Pride

May 22 every year, is celebrated by the LGBTQIA community, the world over, as ‘Milk…

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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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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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Myths and Stereotypes About Gay Men In India
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Myths and Stereotypes About Gay Men In India

Thanks to Bollywood and pop culture, gay men are stereotyped into these over the top…

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The Truth About Polyamory | FSOG Exclusive
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The Truth About Polyamory | FSOG Exclusive

India, a land of paradoxes, the land of the Kamasutra, yet we don’t talk about…

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

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 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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American Olympians, The Unofficial Flag bearer For The LGBT Community
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American Olympians, The Unofficial Flag bearer For The LGBT Community

The lack of representation can make a major section of the society feel invisible, unheard…

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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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How moving countries can force you back into the closet
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How moving countries can force you back into the closet

Aged 15 years old, I started coming out to my family and friends, which changed…

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Shining a spotlight on perception through film making | FSOG Exclusive
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Shining a spotlight on perception through film making | FSOG Exclusive

22-year-old Riya Kulkarni was utterly horrified when she learned that a close friend had been…

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Heartwarming Story Of A Married Indian Lesbian Couple
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Heartwarming Story Of A Married Indian Lesbian Couple

By Sreemoyee Piu Kundu A month back, I happened to chance upon a much-liked picture that…

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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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My Story: Being Gay in the World’s Largest Democracy
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My Story: Being Gay in the World’s Largest Democracy

Darshan Mandhana is an HR professional, hailing from a small village in Maharashtra. Darshan, 30, recounts…

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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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How I Came Out To My Sikh Family
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How I Came Out To My Sikh Family

By Aleksandr Chandra This week I had the pleasure of interviewing Mandeep Jangi, a self-identified gay Sikh man…

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12 Hilarious, Emotional, Heartbreaking Stories of Coming Out by Text
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12 Hilarious, Emotional, Heartbreaking Stories of Coming Out by Text

FSOG brings to you some of the most entertaining coming out stories – good and bad…

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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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This Big Fat Gay Indian Wedding Will Melt Your Heart
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This Big Fat Gay Indian Wedding Will Melt Your Heart

The love story of Neeral and Anu shows the way the world is changing for the…

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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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