S03 E06: Monogamy

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On this episode, Farhad and Navin are joined by Stand-up Comedian Jeeya Sethi to discuss monogamy. They discuss the generational shift of how relationship and commitment is perceived by their parents viz the youngsters today. Are there any loopholes in the concept of monogamy? What is a toxic relationship? Do open marriages or open relationships work?

Join our hosts and the guest on this open conversation about all things open ended and in the state of fluidity- be it identity or a relation!

You can follow Jeeya Sethi on her instagram handle @jeeyadhadkdhadk

You can follow Farhad Karkaria on his instagram handle @theqr8r

You can follow Navin Noronha on his instagram handle @houseofnoronha

You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcasts app on Android: https://ivm.today/android or iOS: https://ivm.today/ios, or any other podcast app.

You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/

S03 E05: Saahas Group Therapy

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On the fifth episode, Navin Noronha and Farhad Karkaria are joined by Jagruti Wandrekar and Advaita Nigudkar, Queer Affirmative Therapists. They share how fan-fiction helped them to come out and how they began Saahas therapy group as a queer-friendly space. They explain the queer affirmative counseling approach, group therapy format and Cognitive Behavior Therapy.

They ask important questions like - how accessible is therapy? How affordable is it? Can therapy be gender-sensitive? What does it mean to be mis-gendered? Tune in to this episode to understand intersectionality in the Mental Health Space of LGBTQAI+ community.

You can follow Saahas on their facebook page- SAAHAS.

Follow Saahas on their instagram account @saahastherapygroup.

Link to the iCALL Psychological Helpline to get the updated list of Mental Health Professionals we can trust:
(https://www.facebook.com/helplineicall/posts/were-sharing-here-the-updated-list-of-mental-health-professionals-we-can-trust-w/1663493417046161/)

You can follow Farhad Karkaria on his instagram handle- @theqr8r

You can follow Navin Noronha on his instagram handle- @houseofnoronha

You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcasts app on Android: https://ivm.today/android or iOS: https://ivm.today/ios, or any other podcast app.

You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/

S03 E04: Fag Hag

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On this episode, Navin Noronha introduces his fag hag Jeeya Sethi to Farhad Karkaria. They discuss the term fag hag and what role does that play in a gay person's life. Can there be a bad fag hag? Navin and Jeeya go down the memory lane about how they met and how they work as each other's support system.

Tune in to this episode to get a peep into funny anecdotes from Farhad and Navin's life.

You can follow Jeeya Sethi on her instagram handle- @jeeyadhadkdhadk

You can follow Farhad Karkaria on his instagram handle- @theqr8r
You can follow Navin Noronha on his instagram handle- @houseofnoronha
You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcasts app on Android: https://ivm.today/android or iOS: https://ivm.today/ios, or any other podcast app.

You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/

S03 E03: Straight Pride

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On this episode, Navin and Farhad discuss 'Why Straight Pride?' with our straight guest Abbas Momin who is a stand-up comedian. Navin throws light on the history of the pride month and traces its importance for LGBTQAI+ community. Farhad joins in with his observations about the Pride Walk and Abbas gives his side of the story when he joins in the walk as a straight guy.

Do we need a 'straight pride'? Is it another form of practicing homophobia? Tune in to the episode to understand how colors and exuberance of a pride month mean much more than its face value.

You can follow Abbas Momin on his instagram handle- @abbasmomin88
You can follow Farhad Karkaria on his instagram handle- @theqr8r

You can follow Navin Noronha on his instagram handle- @houseofnoronha
You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcasts app on Android: https://ivm.today/android or iOS: https://ivm.today/ios, or any other podcast app.

You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/

S03 E02: #MeToo

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On the second episode of our queer podcast, our hosts Navin Noronha and Farhad Karkaria are joined by the Social Media Influencer and Writer, Mahima Kukreja. She led the bandwagon of #MeToo movement in India and addressed issues around it.

Mahima talks about the movement and its repercussions. Can there be an apology for the same? Has #MeToo reached queer spaces? Who is allowed to call out the harassment? Tune in to this discussion where Mahima, Farhad and Navin articulate what can be a safe-space!

Follow Mahima Kukreja on instagram handle @AGirlOfHerWords

You can follow Farhad Karkaria on his instagram handle - @theqr8r

You can follow Navin Noronha on his instagram handle - @houseofnoronha

You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcasts app on Android: https://ivm.today/android or iOS: https://ivm.today/ios, or any other podcast app.

You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/

S03 E01: Reunion

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Welcome to the third season of Keeping It Queer. This time around, we have double dose of everything from stories, to discussions, to opinions. We also have a full-time co-host Farhad Karkaria along with Navin Noronha.

On the first episode, they discuss how life has changed after Section 377 was struck down. What does it mean to come out? How is coming out to one's parents different than coming out to the public? What if you are a public figure? Both the hosts give a sneak peek into their journey of coming out to their parents and growing up in that process.

Tune in to the beginning of this ride which questions established structures and breaks the stereotypes along the way!

You can follow Farhad Karkaria on his instagram handle- @theqr8r

You can follow Navin Noronha on his instagram handle- @houseofnoronha

You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcasts app on Android: https://ivm.today/android or iOS: https://ivm.today/ios, or any other podcast app.

You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/

S02 E08: Daniel Mendonca

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This week on #KeepingitQueer, we meet Daniel Mendonca, who proudly represents the I in the LGBTQIA spectrum. Having been long-time friends with Navin, Daniel opens up about the many ups and downs he has faced and why he believes Christianity has space to evolve.

You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcast App on Android: https://goo.gl/tGYdU1 or iOS: https://goo.gl/sZSTU5

You can check out our website at http://www.ivmpodcasts.com/