When Kavya was on her way to her friend Shamsheena's house to eat biryani on Eid ul Adha, she had no idea that the police would get involved.
Whenever the word nationalism is brought up in conversation, the first person whose reaction is scrutinised is a Muslim.
In trying to make others comfortable around me, I hid myself and my culture because I thought it wouldn't be accepted.
A poem on the Muslim experience of living in present-day India.
Belonging to two marginalised communities, queer Muslims have to deal with Islamophobia as well as homophobia.