Tina & Subiksha – Engagement (LGBTQ+ Couple)

Tina & Subiksha – Engagement (LGBTQ+ Couple)

My varunkala manaivi (future wife) and I got engaged with my family and our close friends following the COVID restrictions in Alberta, Canada. Tina and I have been together for over 3 years and decided to get engaged. We had our fair share of challenges that most LGBTQ+ individuals face but we have overcome every [...]

From Besties to Business Partners: The founders of myTamilDate Have Been Helping Single Tamils Find Love for Close to a Decade

From Besties to Business Partners: The founders of myTamilDate Have Been Helping Single Tamils Find Love for Close to a Decade

Tie The Thali recently chatted with the founders of myTamilDate.com - an online dating community for single Tamils with a global reach. The founders, Shivanu Thiyagarajah, 37 and Aravinthan Ehamparam, 36, are both based in Toronto where myTamilDate (MTD) also manages its operations. Tell us a bit about yourselves. Who are Ara and Shiv?  Shivanu [...]

Sandeep and Priya – Wedding Highlight (during a pandemic)

Sandeep and Priya – Wedding Highlight (during a pandemic)

An ocean between us Postponed Wedding COVID-19 4 guests and a Webex link A Scottish dream wedding This is a story of love and endurance. It is a story made possible only by the Divine’s touch. Sandeep and I met a little under two years ago and have been in a long-distance relationship since. It [...]

Salvin & Scott – Gay Couple/Same Sex Marriage Wedding Feature

Salvin & Scott – Gay Couple/Same Sex Marriage Wedding Feature

How my Hindu family reacted to our same sex marriage/wedding It was a cold Wednesday night, in the Winter of 2018, when Scott and I sat having a beer at a pub outside Townhall Station. A VB, our favourite. We dated for about six months but talked online for more than a year before that night. He [...]