Bournemouth’s Russel-Cotes Art Gallery and Museum has launched a new exhibition that is commemorating the 50-year anniversary of the partial decriminalisation of homosexuality in England. The exhibition is called Refracted: Collection Highlights and has been co-curated by members of local LGBT+ communities. The launch was celebrated with a 60s-themed party for all the volunteers that […]
A feature that explores the practices behind gay ‘cure’ therapy. Dr Mike Davidson, the man who believes he can turn gay people straight justifies why this therapy is a good thing.
POLL What do you think is needed to help LGBTQ Asians? – pollfu.com How many LGBTQ Asians are there in Britain? The number of LGBTQ Asians in the U.K. is unknown at present. Current figures estimate the amount […]
BREAKING THE LAST TABOO Disowned by their families, threatened with violence, living double lives. These are some of the fates endured by members of the gay Asian community. When, they ask, will things change? “THERE are hundreds of other people like me in my community, but you cannot speak out at all. Sexuality in […]
This project explores the lives of LGBTQ Asians living in Britain today. A largely silent community for various reasons ranging from culture to religion, very little is known of the true numbers, not only in the U.K. but across the world. This project aims to shed light on a community desperate for change, but with […]
Homosexual and bisexual Asians are one of the most under-represented communities in the U.K. The importance of cultural beliefs, such as the caste system and family honour are mainstays of Asian life and, as a result, lead to a general lack of understanding and discussion surrounding sexuality. Consequently, many are reluctant to speak about their […]
Asian women’s voices are ones that are still finding their way to the fore. Many believe those who are LGBTQ find themselves in a more difficult situation than men because of their perceived duties as homemakers and prospective mothers. Here Anita, a 20 year old student, and Aashi Ghalot, founder of the Shor organisation, speak […]