ಬೆಂಗಳೂರು ಪ್ರೈಡ್ ಮತ್ತು ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ ಕ್ವಿಯರ್ ಹಬ್ಬ 2015
Bengaluru Pride and Karnataka Queer Habba is organised by CSMR (Coalition for Sex workers & Sexuality Minorities Rights), which is a coalition of many LGBTQ and allied groups and individuals, mainly based in Bengaluru. More info about CSMR and Pride can be found here. The 2015 celebrations have began on 19th October and is expected to span for more than a month through various events.
Press Release 2015 (In Kannada & English): CSMR's Press Release on 20/11/15 for Bengaluru Pride and Karnataka Queer Habba - 2015
Bengaluru city pride march is planned for 22nd Nov 2015, 1.30PM from Tulasi park, Majestic to Town hall through Freedom park. Route Map is here.
Pride Date-wise list of events with contact info for 2015: Click here
Pride Events in Calendar format for 2015: Click here
A few decisions of CSMR for Pride:CSMR had taken a few decisions in its meetings (minutes at www.csmrinfo.blogspot.com) earlier this year, highlights of which are listed below.
1. No promotional material of any political party, religious organization, corporates or any other for-profit entities allowed in Pride.
2. In order to keep Bangalore Pride, a peoples pride, CSMR doesn't accept sponsorships from any of the entities mentioned above. Individual contributions are welcome.
3. CSMR does not support or take support from any club or party where a section of community is specifically disallowed.
Write ups about the completed events:
- Transgender day of Remembrance, 20th Nov 2015
- Writer's Corner: Queer Poetry and Story reading, 18th Nov 2015
- Goodasyou Poster making, 12th,19th Nov 15
- Fundraising Garage Sale, 08th Nov 2015
- Bangalore Pride Rainbow run, 08th Nov 2015
- An evening of Queer book reading & conversations, 06th Nov 2015
- QPLHIV Confidential Get-Together of Nov 2015
- Parents, Families of Queer (PFoQ) support meeting, 1st Nov 2015
- On the road call for donations, 25th Oct 2015
- Conversations with Activists, 23rd Oct 2015