Updated: Mar 27, 2021
The LGBT Community hosts a lot of events to celebrate unity and show fraternity amongst each other. Though there are many events hosted throughout the year, we wanted to give you our favourite five you must attend.
KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival
KASHISH believes that films and art are a powerful medium to bring about social change and the festival uses the reach and spread that KASHISH has already established, as one of Mumbai’s important film festival, to rally public opinion towards equality and dignity for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender persons. KASHISH uses local, national and international platforms to advocate and sensitize the larger public about LGBT issues.
Gulabi Mela 2020, the Pink Fete with a queer twist, is just around the corner! With tarot, handicrafts, cosmetics, clothes, food, games, accessories and jewellery, knick-knacks, and tons more, Gulabi Mela remains one of the most-awaited events of the Pride Month. Indulge at the stalls or sway to the performances, Gulabi Mela 2020 has something for everybody.
Anubhav - A Youth Festival
Anubhav - A Youth Festival is a space that explores the power of art to inspire, respect, and recognise people across the gender and sexual norms. Our aim is to encourage creative minds and incite creative collaboration and experimentation to celebrate
GB Talent Show
September is the month in which GayBombay celebrates its birthday. One of the events happens to be the ANNUAL GB TALENT SHOW. This event is organised to create a safe space where Mumbai's LGBTQ+ talent can be given a stage to perform and let their colours shine!
The Acceptance Meet is an annual event that brings together Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual,
Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ), their family (close and extended), colleagues, friends and supporting allies. It is a space for them to come and share their stories and journeys of acceptance. The aim is to pave the way for acceptance and rational attitudes toward Indian LGBTQ, particularly the youth.
(We have used their mission and pitch for this article, as that describes them the best.)