Navin Noronha

LGBTQ

I Was Bullied as a Gay Teen and It Also Made Me Want to End My Life

For several queer Indian youth, growing up means developing a thick skin against bullies. But not everyone gets past them.
Navin Noronha
7.10.19
10 Questions

10 Questions You Always Wanted to Ask a Professional Gay Orgy Organiser

“People get creative and get their own lube replacements—from Vaseline to ghee, everything goes.”
Navin Noronha
6.14.19
LGBTQ

In India, Gangs Are Preying on Queer People Through Dating Apps

“I started screaming and tried to extract myself, but suddenly, another man appeared and held me from the other side. All this in broad daylight.”
Navin Noronha
5.3.19
LGBTQ

How to Survive Coming out to Your Homophobic Family

Homophobia often begins at home. Here’s a step-by-step guide to dealing with rejection from people who're supposed to love you the most.
Navin Noronha
3.25.19
Mumbai Pride March 2019

What Goes Into the Making of Mumbai Pride

A look at the people behind the Queer Azaadi Mumbai Pride March.
Navin Noronha
2.1.19
WTF

General Bipin Rawat Is the Hero the Homosexuals in India Deserve

No honey, no cargo pants for this gay boy.
Navin Noronha
1.11.19
bollywood

Is Gazal Dhaliwal Bollywood’s Best New Writer?

Breaking into the mainstream is difficult for any aspiring screenplay writer. What if you’re a trans woman as well?
Navin Noronha
1.8.19
merry christmas

The 12 Gays of Christmas

Happy Ho-Ho-Holidays!
Navin Noronha
12.24.18
LGBTQAI

Rest in Porn: Tumblr

The blanket porn ban on Tumblr brings an abrupt end to an era of accessible queer porn.
Navin Noronha
12.11.18
#BelieveSurvivors

#MeToo Queer Stories

There is an overwhelming number of #MeToo stories of survivors within the Indian LGBTQ+ community that need to be heard.
Navin Noronha
10.11.18
MEME WEEK

The Dawn of the Indian Male Meme

India has always captured the world’s imagination, but more recently, it’s for being horny and bad at vocabulary simultaneously.
Navin Noronha
9.25.18
Section 377

Decriminalising Gay Sex Is the Least of the Indian Queer Community’s Worries

“It’s cool that you’re gay, I support gay rights. But my child could never be gay.”
Navin Noronha
9.7.18
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