28 January 2012

1) Lokprabha: “Queer Azaadi Saathi

2) Lokprabha: “Aami shudha manshacha ahot


25 January 2012

1) DNA: Out of the closet, on a DVD

24 January 2012

Flash Mob Coverage

1) NDTV video: A gay flash mob in Mumbai or log on to FaceBook and get it here.

2) DNA, Mumbai:  Marine Drive breaks into ‘queer’ jig

3) ToI: Gay parade gets flashy

4) Mumbai Boss: Queer Pride Week Kicks Off

5) YouTube:  Video

6) Globewriter blog: Queer Flash Mob – Marine Drive, Mumbai

7) Pink Pages: Mumbai gay flash-mob is Asia’s first

8) Gaylaxy blog: Mumbai witnesses Asia’s first gay flash mob

9) GayStarNews: Flashmob celebrates Mumbai Pride

23 January 2012

1) Time Out Mumbai: Cop to it

2) Video IBN 7 Zindagi Live: “Samlaingikta: Dil aur dimaag ko badalne ki zaroorat hai

15 January 2012

1) Times of India, Mumbai: ‘NCP man’ pulls plug on gay bash

2) Mid Day, Mumbai:  ‘Activist’ disrupts Pride fundraiser party

3) Times of India, Mumbai: Self proclaimed ‘activist’ disrupts LGBT fund raiser

7 January 2012

1) Hindustan Times, Mumbai : 4th LGBT march for freedom on January 28

6 January 2012

1) DNA, Mumbai : Gay pride, no longer a thing to hide


Print news

19 January 2011

1) DNA, Mumbai: Mumbai’s pride march to be spread over a week

23rd January 2011

1) India Times, Mumbai: City’s LGBT pride goes mainstream

2) Mid-Day, Mumbai: Mumbai commerce puts blush-on

24th January 2011

1) DNA, Mumbai: Pride week kicks off with gusto

25th January 2011

1) DNA, Mumbai : ‘When we started the gay pride march, there was fear, oppression’

26th January 2011

1) Hindustan Times, Mumbai : Short stories answer queries on gay life

28th January 2011

1) Afternoon DC, Mumbai : Walk with Pride

30th January 2011

1) DNA, Mumbai : The masks come off at gay pride rally

2) Mid-Day, Mumbai : Hum ghut ghut ke nahin jee sakte, say city gays

3) TOI, Mumbai : LGBT march dismantles closets, one step at a time



Print news

18 August 2009

1) Hindustan Times, Mumbai: All talk, no show

17 August 2009

1) AFP:  Carnival mood for Mumbai’s gay Pride march (also see video report below)

2) Times of India:  Rallying to change mindsets, dispel phobia

3) The Indian Express:  The barrier breaks

4) Hindustan Times:  Gays stage march for respect, acceptance

5) Mid-Day:  Baba Ramdev walks among Homosexuals and Annual Gay Parade was held this Sunday

6) DNA:  Gay march demands ‘freedom’

7) Advocate.com: Mumbai Celebrates Gay Pride

8) Free Press Journal:

free press journal_16Aug09


1) Firoze Shakir

2) Minal

3) Manish

4) Facebook photo albums by Maya, Falak, Priya, SriniKunal
(Note: Not all albums are published in the public domain by Facebook users, so those albums might not be visible to you, even after you login to Facebook)

Note: Please contact the photographer directly if you’d like publish any of these pictures.




Zoom TV

Youtube video by desperadon95007

Youtube1 and Youtube2 videos by s***son4daddy

(watch this space for additions to the list)

1) Hindustan Times, Mumbai: Gays have been fighting for independence for over 150 years (16 August 2009)

2) DNA: The right to be out and ‘All we want is for society to get used to us’ (16 August 2009)

3) Mid-Day:  The gay gig will go on, despite gag (14 August 2009)

4) The New York Times: “After Decriminalization, a Gay Pride March in Mumbai” (12 August 2009)

5) From The Asian Age, Mumbai:  “India’s own dancing queens: Mumbai’s transgender folks stage a dance show and collect Rs 30,000 for the Queer Azaadi March which will be held on August 16” (Read the PDF of the story: Asian Age_Mumbai_11Aug09)

6) From TimeOut Mumbai: Why We Want To March

7) Advocate.com: Mumbia plans for gay pride (13 August)



Sunday, 17 August 2008

LGBT activists protest against Section 377 (‘Send Section 377 to dustbin of history’ headline in print version; on the Front Page) – Times of India

PDF of clippings of other papers:

Photo links:


Saturday, 16 August 2008

Gays, lesbians to march in pride today – Hindustan Times

Guess who’ll miss gay parade today – Mid-Day

Sure you can protest, just plan months ahead – DNA

Wednesday, 13 August 2008

Celina marches for gay pride! (See page 14 on http://www.mid-day.com/epaper/index.htm)

Saturday, 9 August 2008

Sakshi Juneja’s blog ‘To Each Its Own’: Queer Azadi, Mumbai Ishtyle

Sunday, 20 July 2008

Times of India (Westside/Andheri Plus): Gay yeah!

Tuesday, 15 July 2008

DNA: Mumbai’s gay community rallies for freedom


11 responses »

  1. Pingback: Queer Pride India 2009: Celebrations in all major cities « This Is My Truth

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