NewsApp (Free)

Read news as it happens
Download NewsApp

Available on  gplay

Rediff News  All News 
« Back

Meet Maya, the Queen of Love

September 11, 2018 10:43

"Often people react, saying, 'OMG! You are gay.' They feel I'll convert them," says Alex, who has never let rejection spiral into a full-blown pity party.

"They thought of me as their 'bro' or someone who'd hit on them. I actually have to clarify that I'm not into them," he says with a laugh."People think that gay men are sexually starved and will grab any man who walks in. They feel we are diseased."

Alex Mathew, who holds a day job and performs as a drag queen at night, speaks to Anita Aikara/ in the aftermath of the Supreme Court of India's landmark verdict decriminalising homosexuality. Do read

Stars spotted!  What's this?

Bollywood's FAVOURITE Summer Destinations
Going on vacation? Take inspiration from...

More stars spotted

Met a celebrity?
Email us photos & videos