Want To Participate in QAM2012? Here is how you could!

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Knock Knock, 
Who is there?
Support
Support who?
Support Queer Azaadi Mumbai 2012 

‘Queer’ stands for all LGBTI (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex) as well as for Hijra, Kothi, Panthi individuals. This is a sexual minority group not accepted by Indian society that recognises only two genders and considers only heterosexual relationships valid. Queer Azaadi March is an expression, a voice, a celebration and a platform to ask for equal rights of these individuals conducted in form an annual parade in Mumbai

If you strongly feel like supporting/ attending the Queer Azaadi March in Mumbai on 28 Jan 2012 , but just cant because of unforseen circumstances.

No issues!

You can still support us by uploading a video. All you need is one of these..

Option 1: a camera phone or a webcam.

Just shoot a video with this sample script (or your own version of it) and upload it on private youtube channel and send us the link

“I am (name) from (organisation/City).

i believe that all sexualities and genders have the right to live a life of dignity without any discrimination.

I wish the Queer Azaadi Mumbai – The Queer Pride March of Mumbai great success”

Option 2: Grace one of the events during QAM 2012 Pride Week

Calendar Attached for your reference

Option 3:

please contact

Harish Iyer. @ +919833100340
Praful Baweja @ +919870213831
Sibi Mathen @ +919867397744

These good samaritans would ensure your voices of support are compiled into a press statement (if you wish to) or are shown at an event to the Queer community – so that they feel encouraged and walk with pride on 28 Jan 2012, from August Kranti Maidaan to Girgaum Chowpatty 3 pm to 6 pm

May rainbow colours fill your life with joy!!

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About Harish Iyer

I believe in the spirit of laughter. I believe that the best way to forget your pain is to start laughing... and laughing real loud. In all possibility then, you would not forget your pain, but will look at things with a more logical bent of mind. I am pregnant with thought. Always pregnant with thought. Always looking for opportunities to deliver my thoughts in meaningful expressions, be it cinema or blogs. Aham is what I call myself. And that's what my blogs are all about. The "Me" in Me. With no pretension, no shyness, no shame. The Me that I am proud of. www.hiyer.net thats my blog. Take a peep! na.

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  1. Hello,

    I am the producer and director of THE SONS OF TENNESSEE WILLIAMS, a widely acclaimed LGBT documentary about the first civil rights for gay people in the western hemisphere, occurring 50 years ago in the city of New Orleans. These men used the traditions of Mardi Gras, staged a costumed revolution and brought gay culture into public settings by the early 1960s. Fabulousness, feathers and glitter won this first war for freedom.

    SONS appeared at 18 film festivals before premiering in NYC and Los Angeles for a theatrical run and dozens of good reviews and has now been released on DVD. Please follow this link to a press kit from US distributor First Run Features.

    http://firstrunfeatures.com/sonsoftennesseewilliams_press.html

    There is also an online HD screener of the movie at:

    http://vimeo.com/37896036
    password: portugal

    I hope you will consider hosting or sponsoring a screening of this inspiring and important story of the fight for gay equality at your festival or during your pride festivities. I offer this with no screening fee and do not expect travel expenses. In attendance with me would be Albert Carey, 80 year old civil rights pioneer and star of the movie.

    very sincerely,

    tim wolff

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