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Orinam.net is a bilingual website (Tamil and English) associated with the Chennai-based social-support-arts-advocacy group Orinam. The site contains information on alternate sexualities and gender identities and resources for the public, media, healthcare, educational institutions, workplaces, and family members of LGBT people. Our voices – The Orinam blog features news and views, personal stories and creative writing by Queers and allies.

Spoken Word: To Catch Just One Tear

YaliniDream is a New York based queer poet, dancer and performer of SriLankan Tamil origin. MP and its web team at Orinam.net thank her for sharing this video of her acclaimed spoken word performance piece 'To Catch Just One Tear'.

Srishti: new group in Madurai, Tamil Nadu

On Sept 10, 2011, Madurai’s first Gay ‘Friendly circle meet’ was conducted, with the purpose of having local community members get to know each other. More than 80 gay and bi guys took part in the meet and formed the group "Srishti"

The TV9 Debacle

In a bi-continental Skype discussion on March 6, 2011, MP members Aniruddhan, Praveen, LRamki, Shri and Velu discuss the TV9 response and related issues around privacy, media and community support.