The role of the nautch girl in Bollywood has evolved over the years. First, it was filled by the Anarkali-esque courtesan.
As a country that just saw an adult woman’s rights ignored by the Supreme Court and witnessed the brutal burning of a man because of “love jihad,”
India’s LGBTQI community is adapting classical dance forms to give themselves a voice in dance.
Case in point: a Bharatanatyam performance depicting a lesbian coming out story that’s been making rounds on social media.
Fact: people who cuss are also more honest. As potty-mouth feminists, we’re all for that, with slight revisions. We’re inclusive feminists,
Asked to write this piece about my experience with dating as a lesbian in India, my first reaction was ‘how is any different from heterosexual dating?’ After all,
A month ago, Delhi organised an LGBTQIA Pride parade. A friend of mine was involved. On Twitter, he ranted about how journalists were calling him to ask for numbers of people who are gay or lesbian or transgender.