The poem talks about the experience of having gender dysphoria.
In India, queer dissent has been very visible in the recent past and it gives me a sense of kinship, familiarity and resonance during difficult times where the road ahead looks …
Gay men in marginal provinces like Hainan are claiming spaces and building communities in their own secret worlds.
The bisexual community faces some unique struggles that are often pushed into the shadows along with our identities.
I am not afraid to talk about it openly in public for I don't understand why HIV should be a hush-hush topic.
We have to seek strength from each other and our lived experiences. We have to give up self-hate and embrace self-love.
Today as I entered my home, mom and dad gave me a tight hug and said, in their happiest voices, “Congratulations son! Now it's legal.”
Interviewees report being told their identity is just a 'phase'.
In contemporary, post-colonial India, Section 377 is used for arbitrary detention, interrogation, extortion, harassment and rape. Homophobia isn't just a colonial trait.