Fringe Group of Homophobes Burn Household Appliances to Protest Grindr

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Fringe Group of Homophobes Burn Household Appliances to Protest Grindr

Illustration: Saachi Mehta/ Arré

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mid the growing backlash against the Orlando shootings, dissidents of the LGBTQ community held hands against the advent of “Gayistaan on Wednesday. Holding signs protesting against popular Android application, Fruit Ninja, which they say promotes homosexuality among the youth, the protestors gathered on the outskirts of the city chanting slogans.

Weedward & Bongstein spoke to one of the organisers, who was wearing a saffron T-shirt that read: “Gay doesn’t always mean happy, you know.” In his infinite wisdom, he spoke about the importance of avoiding jaggery in any form. “Gur khaaoge to gud banoge, shakkar khao, seedhe reh jao.” This was perplexing, since one of the sponsors was a prominent FMCG brand, endorsed by a top yoga guru, which incidentally makes the “purest jaggery” in the market.

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