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James loved Jesus, but he loved men too
As a homosexual man in India, I was close to losing my faith in God. First, there was James*. When he turned 19, his parents discovered a naked picture of a man in his drawer. James loved Jesus, but he loved men too. His parents, well educated, genteel folk in every […]Read Blog ›
By On September 11, 2013
The city of joy. And 3/4ths.
As I write this, I’ve just come back from an intense evening at the Rabindra Sadan in Kolkata, where I was promoting my campaign. For those of you who don’t know, “I, Ally” is my initiative where I am going across India and recording messages of support from straight allies […]Read Blog ›
By On July 5, 2013
Straight thought, twisted logic
It’s a painstaking task when you return back home and the first thing you’re expected to do is dispose off the old stuff rotting in the store upstairs. Procrastination needs to flow in your genes, else you’ll never be able to get those excuses right (though maybe genes are the […]Read Blog ›
By On June 14, 2013
DOMA with Indian Curry!
India has always been fascinated with US for reasons more than one. Many of us harbor these “foreign” dreams, born desi with dreams of building nests in a foreign land next to the Statue of Liberty. NRI dulhas and dulhans are most sought after. Before the call-center boom, we almost […]Read Blog ›
By On April 8, 2013
“Dude, that’s so gay”
It is safe to say that the three and a half years I spent as a child in New York changed the course of my life. Though I was very young (class 3 to class 6), many memories remain vivid – swimming in the 50 metre butterfly finals of the […]Read Blog ›
By On October 2, 2012