Month: April 2016

Shaina NC presents KASHISH Rainbow Warrior Award

At the closing night of 6th KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival, Shaina NC presented the KASHISH Rainbow Warrior Award to (late) activist Betu Singh, founder of Sangini Trust. her partner Maya Lisa-Shanker received the award posthumously on behalf of the indomitable lesbian activist....

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Shaina NC appluads LGBT community at KASHISH

BJP spokesperson, fashion designer Shaina NC was welcomed on stage with a huge appluase, and the cheering only continued as she spoke passionately about her resolve to stand with the LGBT community in their fight for their rights. Speaking at the closing night of 6th KASHISH Mumbai International Queer...

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Rainbow Voice Mumbai at KASHISH 2015

It surely was a class act! Fabulously androgynous and queer to the hilt, and a violin & piano to add that extravagant touch, the Rainbow Voices Mumbai rocked the Closing Night of 6th KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival. Rainbow Voices Mumbai, India’s 1st LGBT choir aims at providing...

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‘Hum Honge Kamyaab’ says LGBT community in unison

It surely was a class act! Fabulously androgynous and queer to the hilt, and a violin & piano to add that extravagant touch, the Rainbow Voices Mumbai rocked the Closing Night of 6th KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival. Rainbow Voices Mumbai, India’s 1st LGBT choir aims at providing...

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Darshil gives a thumbs up to KASHISH

Darshil, a core-team member of the LGBTQ youth group YAARIYAN speaks at the opening night of 6th KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival, about what a mainstream LGBT festival like KASHISH means to the youth of today, as a safe-space for being who they are.

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Celina Jaitly makes a splash at KASHISH 2015

KASHISH Festival Ambassador, UN Equal Free & Equal campaign champion, popular Bollywood actor and Miss India Celina Jaitly shimmered into Liberty Cinema theater, cheered by more than 1000 audience members at the Opening Night of 6th KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival. She spoke passionately...

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UNDP continues support for LGBT rights in India

UNDP with its DIVA Project was one of the Associate Partner of 6th KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival with a grant in association with The Humsafar Trust. Nadia Rasheed spoke about how important it is to continue raising dialog on marginalized communities, and how KASHISH as a platform...

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Best of KASHISH @ Prithvi

The 7th edition of KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival collaborated with Rage Theater’s Writer’s Bloc festival to present a day dedicated to LGBTQ cultural events on April 7, 2016, at Prithvi Theatre, Juhu. The day long cultural experiences included film screening, theatre performance...

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