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Truth or Dare

“So, how many boyfriends did you have before?”

I stared at my friend for a moment; then regretted playing truth or dare. I didn’t know why we had to play this game every time we have a party. I decided to be honest.

“I have had three relationships before.”

Is that truth? Yes. Is that […]

By |December 27th, 2014|Human Rights|0 Comments

Judgments We Make

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I’m a lesbian.

Yeah I know what you are thinking. Some of you are thinking “Okay, that’s cool!” while many of you are not thinking along those lines. But before I go further, let me tell you me being a lesbian is not cool. You don’t say someone is cool because of their sexuality. That’s just […]

By |October 5th, 2014|Mukto-Mona|20 Comments

Thank You for Discriminating

This write-up was posted previously in my own blog. This was actually my very first blog. However, it is technically my second post in this site. The previous was “Closet Case: An Experience of Coming Out of a Bangladeshi Girl”  posted in Mukto-Mona last December.

Have you ever had the feeling that you have so […]

By |April 28th, 2013|Human Rights, Society|2 Comments

Bangladesh’s invisible minority

Babu and Arif have been friends from childhood. They went to school together, played on the same cricket team and had no secrets – except one, but only until recently. While they were out having phuchkas at a street stand somewhere in Dhaka, Arif suddenly slipped into an awkward silence for a couple of seconds.

“Babu, shon, toke amarkichubolar ache… Listen, I want to tell you something…”

“What is it, dosto?”

“I haven’t been fully honest with you… Remember when I told you that I really like that girl? That wasn’t quite true. It’s actually her brother I like. I am gay.”
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By |January 15th, 2013|Activism, Bangladesh, Culture, Human Rights, Politics, Religion, Society|3 Comments
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