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Tag: LQBTQ+

HAS BOLLYWOOD EVER REALLY SUPPORTED THE LGBT COMMUNITY?

Before watching ‘Ek ladki ko dekha to Aisa laga’, ‘Kapoor & Sons’ and ‘Shubh Mangal Zyada Savdhaan’, did you as an Indian ever think, that gay people exist and that they are no different than us? It’s most probably a no!

Bollywood in general and their films, in particular, have played a really important role to create an ideal and not-so-fickle image of a romantic couple in our fickle minds- a girl and a boy!

KNOWING THE LGBT+ COMMUNITY!

Noting how backward and orthodox India is in regards of discussing one’s sexuality or anything even hypothetically related to the conceptual word, “Sex”, it’s high time we open up our minds to grasp in this intellectual knowledge!
Do you know how many people reluctantly marry their opposite sex just because they are not clear with their sexuality? It’s shocking how true it is for the vice-versa too! Do you know how many people are neglected when you call periods a ‘woman’s problem’? Do you know how many people are judged for having raunchy thoughts about females even if they are potentially dating straight males? Do you know what the ‘plus’ sign stands for in the LGBT+?