Metro Weekly

All posts tagged "south asian"

  • Khush DC at the DC Center, a group for queer South Asian people

    When Anish Tailor was emerging from the closet in early 2015, he felt confused and alone. He didn’t know any out LGBT Indian people, save...

  • Generations of Dance

    Dance is a family affair at this year's Fall Festival of South Asian Dance and Art

  • Pink Praise for A/PI

    When Siva ''Shiva'' Subbaraman first got involved in the D.C. GLBT community in the 1980s, things were a lot different for Asian/Pacific Islanders. ''When I...

  • Khush Klatch

    There are few who could claim to have explored the relationships between GLBT South Asians and their parents as deeply as Sonali Gulati. As a...

  • Passage to India

    Aniruddhan Vasudevan started dancing when he was 6 years old. Twenty years later, it's become a vocation. ''My family is very interested in the arts,...

  • A Season of Pride

    Yes, pride season is once again upon us, with Youth Pride, Black Pride and Capital Pride. And the local Asian/Pacific Islander GLBT community has got...

  • Namasté

    Through much of South Asia, from India to Nepal to Sri Lanka, hands pressed together with fingers pointed skyward is a gesture of respect and...

  • Visible Moments

    Sonali Gulati never had the chance to come out to her mother, who died several years ago. For the past two years, the South Asian...

  • Visibly Proud

    In many ways, Pride is about being seen, being visible. And that's one of the goals behind Pride & Heritage, D.C.'s annual celebration of the...

  • Worlds in Motion

    An unexpected moment in a quiet Cuban store provided an epiphany of sorts for Daniel Phoenix Singh. The store's proprietor, an elderly woman, was dancing...