Cleaning up after yourself

Many years back, my wife and I attended SRK’s show, Temptations at the Allstate Arena in Chicago. It was one crazy show, with people screaming their lungs out, girls sobbing, crying, shouting “I love you, Sharukh!” over and over again even though there was hardly any chance of being heard above the deafening sound system.…

India makes progress on LGBTQ / Transgender issues! Thanks to Bollywood!

I saw the movie Badhai Do yesterday and Chandigarh Kare Aashiqui a few days back. Just some random thoughts based on those movies: I think India is becoming far more progressive and liberal on LGBTQ and Transgender issues than the US, which seems to be regressing on all LGBTQ, Transgender and Abortion issues. The US…

Akshay Kumar movie – Laxmi!

Just saw Akshay Kumar’s Laxmii movie. Do they really think that portraying transgenders in such a horrific, grotesque and frightening way is going to get them more understanding and acceptance in society? This is one of the most offensive, insulting and exploitive movies made on the Kinnar community. There is already a lot of misinformation…

Knife attack in Nice, France!

https://zeenews.india.com/world/knife-wielding-man-shouts-allahu-akbar-before-killing-three-in-nice-factcheck-on-deadly-attacks-in-france-2320962.html As long as people are uptight about their own religion, WHICHEVER religion, this is bound to happen. When some non-Indian friends make fun of certain aspects of Hinduism, I laugh with them if it is funny. If it is not funny, I ignore or correct but usually I don’t care. Hinduism does not represent…

Knife attack in France!

https://zeenews.india.com/world/knife-wielding-man-shouts-allahu-akbar-before-killing-three-in-nice-factcheck-on-deadly-attacks-in-france-2320962.html As long as people are uptight about their own religion, WHICHEVER religion, this is bound to happen. When some non-Indian friends make fun of certain aspects of Hinduism, I laugh with them if it is funny. If it is not funny, I ignore or correct but usually I don’t care. Hinduism does not represent…